NEW YORK, June 13, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that Toyota is now offering SIRIUS as a post-production (prior to dealership delivery) or dealer-installed option on the 2005 model year Lexus LS430 and Lexus ES330, and on the 2006 model year Lexus LX470 and Land Cruiser vehicles. SIRIUS' availability is scheduled to expand to additional Toyota and Lexus vehicles this summer.
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Toyota now offers fully integrated SIRIUS hardware with digital quality sound in the following ten models:
-- 2005 Lexus LS430 and Lexus ES330 -- 2006 Lexus LX470 -- 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser -- 2005 Toyota Camry -- 2005 and 2006 Toyota Solara and Solara Convertible -- 2005 Scion xA, Scion xB -- 2005 and 2006 Scion tC
"Toyota buyers come to expect only the best from their driving experience, and SIRIUS is proud to be part of it by providing the widest variety of innovative and informative programming options across the board," said Doug Wilsterman, Senior Vice President and General Manager OEM Division for SIRIUS.
Additional information is available at Sirius.com.
SIRIUS delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music, compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most exciting sports programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. SIRIUS offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. SIRIUS also broadcasts live play-by- play games of the NFL and NBA, and is the Official Satellite Radio partner of the NFL.
SIRIUS radios for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are manufactured by Alpine, Audiovox, Blaupunkt, Clarion, Delphi, Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer, Sanyo and XACT Communications. Available in more than 25,000 retail locations, SIRIUS radios can be purchased at major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, Office Depot, Sears, Target, Wal-Mart and RadioShack. SIRIUS is also available at heavy truck dealers and truck stops nationwide.
SIRIUS radios are currently offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jeep(R), Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Porsche, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Hertz currently offers SIRIUS at 53 major locations around the country.
Click on www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to find a SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
About Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion in the United States, marketing products and services through a network of 1,417 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers in 49 states. Established in 1957, TMS and its subsidiaries also are involved in distribution logistics, motorsports, R&D and general aviation. The company's main Web site is http://www.toyota.com.
Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the key factors that have a direct bearing on our operational results are: our dependence upon third parties, including manufacturers of SIRIUS radios, retailers, automakers and programming partners, our competitive position and any events which affect the useful life of our satellites.
Contacts: media, Jim Collins, 212-901-6422, or email@example.com, or Rebecca Schnall, 212-901-6478, or firstname.lastname@example.org, both for SIRIUS Satellite Radio.
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