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Telenav joins the select group of companies granted California Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permits

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNAV), a leader in connected car and location-based services, today announced that it was granted an Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Telenav is developing navigation, ADAS, mapping and big data intelligence platforms to serve various levels of autonomous driving.

“Telenav has been evaluating and building fundamental components for semi-autonomous driving as part of its research and development efforts,” said Dr. HP Jin, Chief Executive Officer of Telenav. “We are very excited to take our work to the next level with road testing, and showcasing our technology to the industry and our OEM partners.”

Telenav joins a small group of companies that received the permit, including Google and Tesla.

About Telenav

Telenav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based platform services, focused on transforming life on the go for people — before, during, and after every drive. Leveraging our location platform, global brands such as Ford, GM, Toyota and AT&T deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. Additionally, advertisers such as Nissan, Denny's, Walmart, and Best Buy reach millions of users with our highly-targeted advertising platform. To learn more about how Telenav's location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based ads, visit www.telenav.com.

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