Sat January 19, 2013
More Autos with HD
Radio officials announced after the North American International Auto Show the addition of two more automakers and more vehicles that will offer HD Radio Technology. Jeep and Infiniti announced they would introduce HD Radio Technology for the first time and Chevrolet, Kia, and Lexus all announced new vehicles including HD Radio Technology at the Detroit Show. Here are the other HD announcements from the show.
Chevrolet – Announced that the all-new 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray will offer HD Radio Technology.
Infiniti – Announced that the all-new Q50 will be the first Infiniti vehicle to launch HD Radio Technology as a standard feature.
Jeep – Announced that the Grand Cherokee will be the first Jeep vehicle to offer HD Radio Technology.
Kia – Showed off the all-new 2014 Cadenza, which will be the first Kia vehicle with HD Radio Technology as a standard feature. Kia also had the 2014 Forte sedan on the show floor with HD Radio Technology.
Lexus – Launched the all-new 2014 IS, which will be the first vehicle to hit the roads with HD Radio audio and subscription-free traffic and weather services as a standard feature.
Thirty-one automakers have now publicly announced plans to incorporate HD Radio Technology in 160+ models by year-end with more than 80 models featuring HD Radio receivers as standard equipment.
HD Radio Technology is, or will be available, as a factory-installed feature from 31 automotive brands including, Acura, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI USA, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Ram, Rolls-Royce, Scion, SRT (Chrysler), Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo.