|Volkswagen of America to Offer Customers 4-Year Subscription to SiriusXM Traffic |
Beginning with Select Model Year 2013 Vehicles
NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) and
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced customers who purchase 2013 model
year vehicles equipped with RNS 510 and RNS 850 navigation systems will receive a
4-year subscription to SiriusXM Traffic, providing access to traffic speed and
flow information along with accident information to assist drivers in routing
around congested areas.
Volkswagen customers purchasing 2013 Volkswagen models with RNS 510 navigation
system will also receive a 3-month subscription to SiriusXM Travel Link,
providing drivers with premium data services and information, including fuel
prices, weather forecasts, sports updates and movie listings.
"We are excited that Volkswagen sees the value of SiriusXM and is offering
satellite radio and premium data services to their customers," said Larry Pesce,
Group Vice President and General Manager, Infotainment and Advanced Audio
Services, SiriusXM. "Our unparalleled audio entertainment lineup as well as fuel
prices, traffic data and weather will give Volkswagen drivers the ability to
choose the perfect soundtrack for every road trip and plan how to get to their
destinations safely and quickly."
"Volkswagen is pleased to offer our customers popular features such as SiriusXM
satellite radio, SiriusXM Traffic and premium data services such as SiriusXM
Travel Link," said Rainer Michel, Vice President of Product Marketing and
Strategy, Volkswagen of America. "Additionally, we are pleased that customers of
our Traffic-capable Navigation systems will be able to benefit from getting 4
years of SiriusXM Traffic. We believe that this is an innovative feature which
customers will find useful in their everyday driving situations."
Volkswagen of America will continue to give customers purchasing new VW vehicles
equipped with satellite radio a 3-month subscription to SiriusXM's
commercial-free music, plus premier sports, news, talk and comedy.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit siriusxm.com.