Hyundai’s longtime partner, SiriusXM, acquires connected vehicle unit to offer more infotainment for Hyundai vehicles.
Hyundai’s response to the acquisition:
“SiriusXM is a long-time, valued partner of Hyundai Motor America and we’ve worked with them to provide satellite radio on every vehicle in our lineup since 2008. Hyundai customers have benefited from innovative services such as real-time traffic, sports, weather and stock prices delivered by SiriusXM. Their acquisition of the connected vehicle services business of Agero will offer consumers one consistent interface for Hyundai’s industry-leading infotainment technologies. Our multichannel commitment to vehicle connectivity also includes Hyundai Blue Link, our telematics system that powers Assurance Connected Care. Now falling under one management umbrella, it ensures Hyundai consumers have access to the best and easiest-to-use technology available. This acquisition will continue to help us maintain our leadership position in connected car solutions and delight our customers who are seeking seamless technology integration in their vehicles.”
- Mike O’Brien, vice president, Corporate and Product Planning
ASSURANCE CONNECTED CARE
Assurance Connected Care is powered by Hyundai’s Blue Link telematics platform and provides owners with a suite of proactive safety and car care services, complimentary for three years. The services include automatic collision notification, SOS emergency assistance, enhanced roadside assistance, monthly vehicle diagnostics reports and maintenance alerts. Assurance Connected Care makes Hyundai the first manufacturer to include this degree of built-in safety and car care services standard for three years. The service is fully transferable to subsequent owners within three years of the vehicle’s date of first use.
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty, and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Assurance includes Assurance Connected Care that provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Hyundai Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services, complimentary for three years. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.
For more details on Hyundai Assurance, please visit www.HyundaiAssurance.com
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