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Cobra Unveils 5550 PRO Navigation System For Professional Drivers

Like its predecessor, the Cobra 5550 PRO includes more than 12 million standard points-of-interest (POIs) plus 33,000 truck-specific POIs—the most truck-specific POIs in the industry.  The truck-specific data, supplied by ProMiles® Software Development Corporation and TruckDown™ Info International, Inc., is tailored for professional drivers and includes: routable travel center locations, detailed amenity information, fueling stations, restaurants, heavy duty towing, truck and trailer repair shops, truck-friendly hotels, weigh stations, and the location of certified scales.  

Owners of the Cobra 5550 PRO also receive 3 months of unlimited downloads from Cobra's exclusive AURA™ Camera & Driving Hazard Database, which alerts drivers to the locations of fixed speed and red-light cameras, dangerous intersections, and known speed traps.

The Cobra 5550 PRO will be available at travel centers nationwide beginning in April 2011 for a suggested retail price of $349.95. For more information, please visit Cobra in Booth #17084 at the Mid-America Trucking Show, March 30 through April 2, 2011, or visit http://www.cobra.com.

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 become a fan at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.

About ProMiles

ProMiles Software Development Corporation, based in Bridge City, Texas, develops various types of desktop (CD) and Web applications such as Route/Stop Optimization, Fuel Tax Reporting, Fuel Management and Fuel Purchase Optimization. Companies such as Penske, Werner, Old Dominion, Ryder, Dominos Pizza, Pepsi, AutoZone, Bridgestone/Firestone, PACCAR, Volvo, Wal-Mart, Ocean Spray, Bayer and US Postal Service have benefited from the use of ProMiles applications. ProMiles is also used by auditors in over 40 jurisdictions to verify log book, fuel tax and other data. For more information on ProMiles Software Development Corporation, visit www.ProMiles.com.

About TruckDown

Since 1997, TruckDown Info International, Inc., has been compiling and maintaining a database of vendors that provide service to on highway fleets.  Such services include heavy duty towing, tire service, truck repair, trailer repair, mobile repair, and many other services required to keep fleets rolling safely.  User-friendly search access to this database is provided via www.TruckDown.com through standard Internet connections and wirelessly to web enabled cell phones and PDAs.  Registered and Advanced TruckDown user accounts have been issued to thousands of fleets operating throughout the USA and Canada.  Included with these user accounts are tools fleets use to identify preferred vendors, provide instant vendor feedback and/or update requests to TruckDown, manage their own user groups and request vendor additions as needed.  Fleets can also call upon TruckDown's professional verification staff to help them update their internal vendor contact databases.  For vendors TruckDown provides the opportunity to showcase their services to fleets active in their service area, even if the fleet is based thousands of miles away.  For more information please visit www.TruckDown.com.

SOURCE Cobra Electronics Corporation

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