Over 2.2 trillion miles driven in 2012
It is estimated that U.S. drivers traveled about 2.2 trillion miles in 2012.1 That’s roughly 100 million times around the Earth. Given that the average vehicle emits just under a pound of CO2 per mile,2 more than 2 trillion pounds of carbon emissions were released. With a map update, your navigation system can operate more efficiently, saving you time and fuel and reducing emissions.
1. U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, “Travel Monitoring and Traffic Volume”
2. Environmental Protection Agency, “Greenhouse Gas Emissions from a Typical Passenger Vehicle”
Hit the road in 2013
The cost of flying is increasing. In fact, ticket prices are expected to go up 5% in 2013.1 That doesn’t even include booking or baggage fees.
The good news? Gas prices are projected to remain lower than in 2012.2 What better excuse for a road trip? Be ready to go with the latest map update. Find new, exciting destinations, plus ATMs and gas stations along the way.
1. Egencia, “Global Corporate Travel Forecast: A Guide for Pricing and Negotiations in 2013,” October 2012
2. U.S. Energy Information Administration, “Short-Term Energy Outlook,” January 2013
Find over 700,000 updated points of interest
In the last year 713,530 points of interest, such as restaurants, gas stations and ATMs, were updated in navigation system maps. Make sure your destinations haven’t moved or closed. With a map update, you might even discover a hot spot you’ve been missing.