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2013 Toyota Venza Gets HD Radioâ„¢ Technology

 Toyota to offer HD Radio Technology with iTunes® Tagging on the new 2013 Venza

  • What: At the 2012 New York Auto Show, Toyota announced that the 2013 Venza will offer HD Radio Technology with iTunes® Tagging. The Venza will join the Prius family, Camry, Yaris, Tacoma, 4 Runner, RAV4, Corolla, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Sienna, and Tundra which already offer HD Radio Technology. Scion offers HD Radio Technology standard across their vehicle line-up, including in the newly announced FR-S. Lexus has also announced HD Radio Technology availability on the GS, RX, LX and ES models.
  • 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.
  • 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 2,100 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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