TomTom GO i-90 in-car infotainment solution announced

If you can live without a CD player in your motor then TomTom has an in-car satnav and "infotainment" offering that might be right up your street.

The TomTom GO I-90 is a way of giving even older cars in-car integrated satnav using the double DIN space in the car's dashboard.

As well as a full-fat TomTom device pre-loaded with European maps, the Go I-90 provides full radio integration with the car speakers for audio for spoken instructions, or making hands-free phone calls.

There's also USB connectivty to hook up an iPod or other MP3 player for playback via the car's speakers.

For those who don't want to leave such a bit of kit sitting in their motor, or who want to take it out and use it in another vehicle, although integrated, the device is still portable so can be removed.

The Go I-90 will be available to buy through specialist retailers throughout Europe from December 2009 priced at 599 euros (£550) - which does not include the recommended installation costs.