Los Angeles Auto Show, CA - Dec 2, 2009 - Car makers gathered in Los Angeles to show their work, and HD Radio is part of the effort. Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes, Rolls-Royce and Volvo, representing more than 25 vehicle lines, all have something related to HD Radio on display. BMW announced that HD Radio Technology is now a standard feature in the 2010 5 Series Gran Turismo sedan. This model joins a growing list of vehicle lines from BMW offering HD Radio Technology as standard, including the X5-, X6-, 1-, 3-, 6-, and 7-Series and Z4 Roadster.
The full Volvo 2010 lineup features HD Radio Technology as a standard feature, including the S40, V50, C30, C70, S80, V70, XC60, XC70, and XC90 models.
Mercedes-Benz is providing customers with the HD Radio Technology experience as standard in five models. The list includes the CL, CLS, G, S, and SLK.
Audi plans HD Radio Technology as standard, with consideration for several 2011 model year vehicles, which will begin to arrive in dealerships in 2010.
Jaguar's future flagship luxury sport sedan -- the 2010 Jaguar XJ -- will offer standard HD Radio Technology. In addition to the XJ, the Jaguar XKR sports car and XFR sports sedan -- the supercharged ultra-performance variants of the XK and XF lines -- will also provide the digital technology as standard.
Rolls-Royce announced that the 2010 Rolls-Royce model lineup will feature HD Radio Technology as standard.