BMW Makes HD Radio Standard in 2010

April 1, 2010

Woodcliff Lake, NJ - Apr 1, 2010 - When the 2011 BMW 5 series sedan is unveiled it will be part of the entire BMW product line being equipped with HD Radio technology entertainment systems as standard equipment. Most of the 2011 BMW model lineup featuring the technology started production this in April 2010 and will be available at dealerships by June 2010.

BMW first offered HD Radio as an entertainment upgrade option in select models in 2006. Since then, BMW has added HD Radio to more vehicles in its product line. In 2007, BMW became the first automaker to offer factory-installed HD Radio receivers as an option across its entire product line. In November 2008, BMW tested the capability for broadcasting real-time traffic information via HD Radio stations.

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