Customers buying any Lincoln vehicle equipped with navigation will receive a six-year subscription to information and entertainment services delivered by SiriusXM via satellite, including traffic conditions, weather, fuel prices, sports scores and movie listings
NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM and Lincoln Motor Company today announced that customers purchasing any Lincoln brand vehicle equipped with navigation will receive a six-year subscription to SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link, starting with 2015 vehicles.
"Lincoln has offered SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link on vehicles since 2009, and we are proud of the confidence Lincoln has shown in satellite-delivered information and entertainment services," said Rodney Pickett, Senior Vice President, Automotive Partnerships, SiriusXM. "Alongside SiriusXM's unparalleled variety of audio entertainment, SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link make an already extraordinary driving experience better than ever."
SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link provide luxury vehicle customers with valuable driving and entertainment information delivered via satellite from SiriusXM.
"Lincoln customers value quick, easy and seamless access to information," said Andrew Frick, Lincoln Group Marketing Manager. "This collaboration is an excellent example of the intuitive, customer-focused technology Lincoln provides in every vehicle."
Lincoln customers will get access to SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link, a suite of advanced services with features that include:
- Traffic speed: Color-coded roads on the vehicle's navigation screen show traffic speed in major metro areas
- Accidents, construction and road closures: Receive traffic alerts, including information on accidents, disabled vehicles, construction and road closures
- Alternate route guidance and mapping: In-vehicle navigation system and detailed traffic data allow drivers to choose alternate routes and receive updated directions to avoid congested roads
- Fuel prices: Get detailed information on fuel prices and the ability to sort by lowest price, fuel type, distance or brand name
- National weather information: Receive coast-to-coast weather data including current conditions, five-day forecasts and weather maps
- Sports scores: Get in-game and final scores, as well as weekly game schedules, for world-class professional sports and college programs
- Movie listings: Access detailed local movie theater listings including start times and ratings
Customers purchasing any new Lincoln vehicle equipped with satellite radio also receive a six-month subscription to SiriusXM's All Access Package with access to SiriusXM's premium programming lineup. This includes every NFL game, Howard Stern, every NASCAR® race, Oprah Radio® and MLB Network Radio™, plus access to SiriusXM Internet Radio on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 25.8 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and from retailers nationwide as well as at shop.siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers in cars, trucks, RVs, boats and aircraft through SiriusXM Traffic™, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather™, SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine™, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation™, and XMWX Marine™. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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