CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/16/12 -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), the leading designer and marketer of Citizens Band (CB) radios and GPS navigation systems for professional drivers, today announced the general availability of Cobra 8000 Pro HD, a state-of-the-art GPS navigation system packed with powerful, productivity-enhancing features and certified highest in route quality and reliability, ensuring professional drivers reach their destination safely and efficiently.
Following on the heels of the award-winning and highly popular Cobra 7750 Platinum navigation unit, the new 8000 Pro HD sports a thin, lightweight and bright high-definition touch screen display, making it easier than ever for truckers to navigate the road and access the unit's rich array of capabilities. Other key features include truck-optimized route guidance, live and predictive traffic congestion information, free lifetime map updates and lifetime access to Cobra's AURA national database of speed/red light cameras, dangerous intersections and known speed trap locations.
Cobra 8000 Pro HD Highlights:
"Our team set out on a mission to design a next generation GPS navigation unit tailored precisely to the demanding needs of professional drivers, with a comprehensive set of features yet highly intuitive interface to make truckers lives as efficient and productive as possible," said Sally Washlow, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Cobra Electronics. "Our new 8000 Pro HD achieves those goals, and demonstrates our continued commitment to the safety and communication needs of the professional driver community."
Pricing & Availability:
The Cobra 8000 Pro HD is available nationwide at travel centers, CB shops, truck dealers and on the company's website at www.cobra.com with an MSRP of $449.95.
About Cobra Electronics:
Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at www.cobra.com.