HARMAN and Hyundai Motor America today announced the 2015 Genesis will
offer the Aha Radio service in the North American market. Aha Radio will
be a part of the next generation infotainment systems also debuting in
the 2015 Genesis. Hyundai Motor America has integrated the Aha Radio
service into Genesis to give its U.S. drivers the ability to access over
100,000 music, entertainment and news stations as well as location-based
services in an intuitive manner using their connected iPhone.
"We are delighted to have Aha Radio featured in the 2015 Hyundai Genesis
as part of our new infotainment systems. These next generation systems
are much more intuitive for our customers who already use their
smartphones to enhance various aspects of their lives," said Cason
Grover, senior group manager of cross-carline product planning at
Hyundai Motor America."The new infotainment systems in Genesis represent
Hyundai's latest approach to in-vehicle technology and Aha Radio further
enhances the Hyundai ownership experience."
Aha Radio delivers Web-based entertainment and information in vehicles
using a radio-like format familiar to drivers. With Aha Radio, Hyundai
drivers can access their favorite podcasts, radio stations, news,
entertainment, audiobooks, music, Facebook and Twitter feeds. Aha also
includes personalized location-based services such as weather and fuel
prices, as well as searches for nearby restaurants, hotels, parks and
coffee shops. Aha Radio will seamlessly deliver content from around the
world to Genesis drivers.
"Our partnership with Hyundai reflects a common goal to crate
innovative solutions for the connected car that remain intuitive to use
for drivers,"said David Slump, executive vice president at HARMAN and
president of its automotive services."Aha Radio will not only deliver on
demand global audio entertainment in the car, but will also enhance the
overall user experience and dashboard interface for the connected
Aha Radio is a part of HARMAN International (NYSE:HAR) the premium
global audio and infotainment group. For more information, images and
news, please visit the Aha
Radio online press room.
About Hyundai Motor America
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a
subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are
distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and
are sold and serviced through more than 800 dealerships nationwide. All
Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance
program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new
vehicle warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty,
and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.
HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment
and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional
markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments
with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®,
Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and
audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across
multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and
the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the
road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems.
HARMAN has a workforce of about 14,600 people across the Americas,
Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.5 billion for the twelve
months ended September 30, 2013. The company's shares are traded on the
New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. Please visit www.harman.com
for more information.
© 2014 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights
reserved. Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are
trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered
in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a trademark of AKG
Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or other countries.
*The number of stations available on Aha will vary based on country of
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