HD Radio now standard In Audi A3

By on Jun, 24 2014 with Comments 0

HD RadioiBiquity Digital announced that Audi now includes standard HD Radio receivers in their all-new 2015 A3 model.  The 2015 A3 is now available at dealers across the U.S. and Canada. HD Radio receivers are also available on 2015 Audi A3s being sold in Mexico.

Jeff Jury, Chief Operating Officer of iBiquity Digital said, “Audi continues to introduce technologically advanced vehicles, offering their drivers the best of all digital media.  Making HD Radio receivers standard on the new 2015 Audi A3 demonstrates their commitment to digital radio and moves us closer to an all-digital future for AM & FM broadcasting across North America.”

35 automakers have now publicly announced plans to incorporate HD Radio receivers in 185+ models by year-end with more than 90 models featuring HD Radio receivers as standard equipment.  5 automakers utilize the HD Radio system to deliver subscription-free traffic & data info to their vehicles.

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