DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire -08/22/12)- The Great American Trucking Show -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (COBR), the leading designer and marketer of Citizens Band (CB) radios and GPS navigation systems for professional drivers, today announced the availability of the Cobra 6000 Pro HD, a breakthrough new professional GPS navigation system packed with powerful features specifically designed to meet the demanding needs of truckers and certified highest in route quality and reliability. Cobra will preview the new 6000 Pro HD this week at the Great American Trucking Show, along with the larger 8000 Pro HD navigation unit and the company's full line of CB radios and other in-cab communication innovations. The event is the nation's second-largest trucking trade show, offering attendees informational sessions, educational seminars from industry leaders, and a glimpse at the latest trends and developments in trucking. This event takes place August 23-25 at the Dallas Convention Center.
Sharing many features in common with the recently introduced 8000 Pro HD, the Cobra 6000 Pro HD offers stunning graphics quality via its all-new 5-inch high-definition touch screen display. The compact form factor delivers class-leading power and a highly intuitive interface, making it easier than ever for truckers to access the unit's rich array of capabilities safely and efficiently. Highlights of the new unit include live and predictive traffic information, truck-optimized route guidance, free lifetime map updates, and lifetime access to Cobra's AURA™ database of speed/red light cameras, known speed trap locations, and nearby dangerous intersections.
Cobra 6000 Pro HD Highlights:
- 5-inch high-definition color touch screen with ergonomic and intuitive interface and clear voice guidance
- Free Live and Predictive traffic information, offering commercial drivers the option to avoid costly traffic delays
- Free Lifetime map updates, ensuring that professional truckers are always up-to-date with the latest road information
- Free Lifetime updates to Cobra's AURA Speed/Red Light Camera database, which helps alert drivers well in advance of known speed and red light cameras, dangerous intersections and location-based threats throughout the U.S. and Canada
- Junction View with Lane Assist offering 3D images of upcoming highway junctions as well as lane guidance and enhanced turn-by-turn directions
- Multi-point Routing algorithms to reduce fuel cost via optimal routing for multiple destinations
- The Cobra 6000 Pro HD offers more than 33,000 trucker-friendly Points-of-Interest such as fueling stations, restaurants, rest stops, travel center locations, detailed amenity information, heavy duty towing services, truck and trailer repair shops, truck-friendly hotels, weigh stations, certified scales, and more courtesy of ProMiles® and TruckDown™
- Cobra database partner TomTom® provides more than 1 million additional miles of road coverage in the U.S. than competing maps, along with 17x more last mile (dock-to-dock) coverage and 4x more trucking attribute coverage on secondary highways
- State Mileage Log to easily track miles within a state for IFTA reporting
- Hours-of-Service timers for drivers to conveniently track their On-Duty, Off-Duty and Driving Time for regulatory compliance
Pricing & Availability:
The Cobra 6000 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 $349.95.
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. Follow Cobra on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CobraElectronic and Like Us at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.