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Chrysler Announces Both SRT and Ram Brands To Adopt HD Radioâ„¢ Technology

The 2013 SRT Viper and Ram 1500 are the first Chrysler vehicles to offer HD Radio Technology

  • What: At the 2012 New York Auto Show, Chrysler announced that both the 2013 SRT Viper and the 2013 Ram 1500 will be the automaker’s first brands and vehicles to offer HD Radio Technology along with the Uconnect® Media Center connectivity system. Both SRT and Ram will begin selling the new vehicles later this year.
  • With this announcement from Chrysler, HD Radio Technology is or will be available as a factory installed feature from 27 automotive brands including Acura, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI USA, Porsche, Ram, Rolls-Royce, Scion, SRT (Chrysler), Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
  • Where: The Official SRT Viper and Ram 1500 Press Releases can be found at the following link:
  • Why: Automakers are continuing to embrace HD Radio Technology at a rapid pace, offering consumers a variety of new and exciting stations in crystal-clear digital sound, including on-screen information that displays song titles and artist names, and the popular iTunes® Tagging feature which enables listeners to tag songs for later download and purchase through iTunes. The recently launched Artist Experience feature is also growing very quickly as more broadcasters are supporting the feature and automakers are launching radios that display the artist images and station logos.
  • Today, there are over 2,300 AM & FM stations broadcasting with HD Radio Technology with more than 1,350 additional digital only FM HD2/HD3 multicast channels sending new exciting programming.
  • To get a sense of the dynamic, fresh new formats on these HD2/HD3 Channels, check out the full list here: http://hdradio.com/#stationGuideWidgetry.

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Steve Baldacci 
Senior VP Marketing
iBiquity Digital Corporation 

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Director, OEM Marketing
iBiquity Digital Corporation

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