SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services is to provide the next generation of connected vehicle services for Acura and Honda vehicles in a new five-year agreement extending the relationship between SiriusXM and American Honda. The partnership promises to deliver a new and expanded array of safety, security and convenience services.
SiriusXM has been delivering connected vehicle services to Honda and Acura customers since 2013 through HondaLink and AcuraLink, which provide convenient access to maps, weather, restaurants and points of interest, in addition to remote and assist services.
American Honda will start to expand on these core services, adding new and improved features starting with the launch of the 2017 Acura vehicles. The updated standard package includes four years of Automatic Crash Notification and SOS emergency assist on select Acura vehicles, an extension of the company’s commitment to enhancing the security of their customers.
Steve Cook, Executive Vice President, Sales and Automotive of SiriusXM said of the collaboration that:
“This new agreement is a testament to our commitment to deliver reliable in-vehicle services, and we are proud that American Honda has chosen SiriusXM to provide its next generation of connected vehicle services to its driver . Delivering a comprehensive suite of safety, security, and convenience services to support American Honda’s customers, along with our critically-acclaimed satellite radio service, deepens our valuable relationship with American Honda.”
John Mendel, Executive Vice President, American Honda Motor added that:
“American Honda is committed to providing today’s consumers with cutting-edge features that enable a safe, more intuitive and better connected experience.”
About Sirius XM Connected Vehicle Services
SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music, sports and live events, news and comedy, exclusive talk and entertainment and a wide variety of Latin commercial-free music, sports, and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM listeners can personalize SiriusXM’s commercial-free music channels using MySXM and listen to thousands of hours of programming on demand using SiriusXM On Demand.
SiriusXM Connected Vehicles Services Inc. a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is a provider of connected vehicles services to Acura, BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota. SiriusXM Connected Vehicle gives customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, enhanced roadside assistance, remote door unlock, remote start, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, turn-by-turn navigation, and more.