Volvo to Offer 3-Month Sirius Introductory Trial on All Sirius-Equipped Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles
NEW YORK, Sept 01, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced Volvo customers will receive an introductory 3-month trial subscription of the "SIRIUS Everything" package with the purchase of SIRIUS-equipped certified pre-owned Volvo vehicles sold in the U.S.
The 3-month trial of SIRIUS offered by Volvo is available on all SIRIUS-equipped Volvo certified pre-owned vehicles sold after September 1, 2009.
"The addition of SIRIUS enhances our already 'Best in Class' Certified Pre-owned program offer," said Volvo Commercial Sales Manager, Scott Doering. "Volvo prides itself in always providing the best experience on the road for Volvo drivers, so it's only logical that we offer buyers of SIRIUS-equipped certified pre-owned Volvo vehicles the opportunity to hear SIRIUS' unparalleled programming."
"We are delighted to expand our relationship with Volvo to offer SIRIUS to drivers of certified pre-owned Volvo vehicles," said Doug Pergament, Vice President, Automotive, SIRIUS XM Radio. "We look forward to continuing to deliver our critically-acclaimed sports, news, talk, entertainment and 100% commercial-free music programming to Volvo customers."
A 6-month trial offer of the "SIRIUS Everything" package is available on all new SIRIUS-equipped Volvo vehicles for Model Year 2010. SIRIUS is also a standard feature on the new XC60 and S80 V8.
For more information on SIRIUS, please visit www.sirius.com.
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