|Industry||navigation, Location-based service|
|Fate||Acquired 11 April 2014|
Number of employees
AutoNavi Software Co., Ltd. (simplified Chinese: 高德软件有限公司; traditional Chinese: 高德軟件有限公司; pinyin: Gāodé Ruǎnjiàn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī)) is a Chinese web mapping, navigation and location-based services provider, founded in 2001. One of its subsidiary companies, Beijing Mapabc Co. Ltd.  (www.mapabc.com), is a map website in China. AutoNavi was acquired by Alibaba Group in 2014. It offers its map services at Amap.com and as the Amap mobile app. It is known as Gaode in Chinese.
AutoNavi has provided mapping data to Google since 2006, although this has not been updated for some time.
AutoNavi also provides mapping data of China for Apple Maps, which was introduced with iOS 6. This is only available when the Apple device is located within China.
AutoNavi's own map application was the top mobile map app in China in 2012, with over 100 million users.