NEW YORK, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XM (NASDAQ: XMSR), the nation's leading provider of satellite radio, announced that XM Radio will be a factory-installed standard feature on the 2010 Genesis Coupe. Hyundai's new rear-wheel drive sport coupe was unveiled at the New York Auto Show, at the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Hyundai's rollout of XM Radio as a standard feature across its U.S. vehicle line-up began in the 2007 model year. XM Radio is also a standard, factory-installed feature on the Accent, Azera, Elantra, Santa Fe, Sonata, Tiburon, Tucson and Veracruz.
"XM Radio entertainment is now available to owners of nearly every new Hyundai vehicle sold today," said Joe Verbrugge, senior vice president, automotive partnerships & international operations, for XM. "XM's more than 170 channels of endless entertainment will be the perfect complement to the driver's experience in this flagship sports coupe."
"The Genesis Coupe buyer, in addition to being a driving enthusiast, has wide-ranging music and entertainment tastes. XM Radio is a natural addition to a long list of standard features that support a dynamic Genesis Coupe lifestyle," said Tim Benner, Hyundai Motor America's National Manager of product development. "The Genesis Coupe continues on Hyundai's tradition of offering relevant and hi-tech features such as XM Radio that provide an enriching ownership experience for our buyers."
Every 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe equipped with XM Radio comes standard with a three-month complimentary subscription.
XM is America's number one satellite radio company with more than 9 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, Chicago, Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XM's 2008 lineup includes more than 170 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk radio, comedy, children's 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, Ferrari, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota is available in 140 different vehicle models for 2008. XM's industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. XM programming is also available through XM Radio Online, the exclusive home on the Internet for XM's commercial-free music channels; as downloads of original XM shows via podcasts from XM's Web site or the Apple's iTunes Store; and as streams of commercial- free XM music channels to AT&T and Alltel wireless customers through XM Radio Mobile. 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 Radio's service, the Company's 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.'s Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 2-28-08. Copies of the filing are available upon request from XM Radio's Investor Relations Department. Programming schedules subject to change.Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070313/XMLOGO
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