Hyundai Expands HD Radio™ Technology Offering
Thursday, November 17th, 2011
Hyundai Announces HD Radio Technology is standard in the 2012 Azera
- What: Hyundai announced this week that HD Radio Technology will be offered as standard equipment in their 2012 Azera model. The HD Radio equipped vehicle made its North American debut during the Hyundai Press Conference at the LA Auto Show. This is the fourth Hyundai vehicle to launch with HD Radio Technology. The new Azera will be available in dealerships early in 2012 and will join the Equus, Genesis and Sonata which already offer HD Radio Technology.
- Robert Struble, President and CEO of HD Radio developer iBiquity Digital said, “Hyundai has been a great partner and continues to build on its successes in the auto industry. With the new Azera including HD Radio Technology as a standard feature, Hyundai has shown their commitment to providing drivers the best in design, value and digital entertainment.”
- With this announcement, HD Radio Technology is or will be available as a factory installed feature from 21 automotive brands including Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI USA, Rolls-Royce, Scion, 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. The popular iTunes® Tagging feature is also continuing its rapid adoption with automakers.
- Today, there are over 2,000 AM & FM stations broadcasting with HD Radio Technology with more than 1,300 additional digital only FM HD2/HD3/HD4 multicast channels sending new exciting programming.
- Where: The Official Hyundai Azera Press Release can be found at the following link:
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Note to editors: “HD Radio” and the “HD Radio” logo are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corp. The “HD” in HD Radio™ is part of iBiquity Digital’s brand name for its advanced digital AM/FM system. It does not mean hybrid digital or high-definition digital; both of these are incorrect.