2009 LA Auto Show Highlights HD Radio

December 2, 2009


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.


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