Every 2008 Infiniti Model to Feature XM Radio as Standard, Factory-Installed Feature
XM (NASDAQ: XMSR), the nationís leading provider of satellite radio with more than 7.6 million subscribers, along with luxury auto maker Infiniti, today announced that XM Radio will become a standard factory-installed feature on all 2008 Infiniti models. Infiniti vehicles featuring XM Radio are on display this week during the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
As the exclusive satellite radio service for Infiniti, XM will be a standard factory-installed feature on every 2008 Infiniti model, including the G, M, FX and QX.
ďBecoming a standard, factory-installed feature for all 2008 Infiniti models is an important milestone for XM,Ē said Steve Cook, executive vice president, Automotive, XM Satellite Radio. ďInfiniti customers will find XM is a perfect complement to the Infiniti driverís experience.Ē
Additionally, XM NavTraffic, XMís real-time traffic service, is available in the 2007 Infiniti G35 sport sedan and is a standard, factory-installed feature on the 2008 Infiniti QX full size SUV. Infiniti will expand XM NavTraffic availability in the 2008 model year. The 2008 G37 Coupe will make XM NavTraffic available as part of the vehicleís navigation service, and will feature standard XM Radio.
Now available in 50 major U.S. markets, XM NavTraffic delivers alerts regarding accidents, road closings and traffic. Where available, XM NavTraffic also provides information that allows users to view an overlay of color-coded traffic flow information, indicating the average speed of travel along the driverís planned route.
XM (NASDAQ: XMSR) is Americaís number one satellite radio company with more than 7.6 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, Chicago, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XMís 2007 lineup includes more than 170 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk radio, comedy, childrenís and entertainment programming; and the most advanced traffic and weather information.
XM, the leader in satellite-delivered entertainment and data services for the automobile market through partnerships with General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Porsche, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota is available in 140 different vehicle models for 2007. XMís industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information about XM hardware, programming and partnerships, please visit http://www.xmradio.com/.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements in this press release include demand for XM Satellite Radioís service, the Companyís dependence on technology and third party vendors, its potential need for additional financing, as well as other risks described in XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.ís Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 3-9-06. Copies of the filing are available upon request from XM Radioís Investor Relations Department.
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