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Analysts Project 7% Boost In U.S. Auto Production – This Bodes Well For Sirius XM

According to industry analysts auto production in the U.S. could see a 7% jump in 2011 over that which we saw in 2010. The numbers seem to dictate that roughly 12.6 million cars will be produced for the U.S. market stateside. Production increases as well as the new way auto makers are doing business, bodes… → Read More

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Sirius XM Supplier RF Monolithics Announces Q1 Income of $160,000

RF Monolithics Inc. (NASDAQ – RFMI) announced today that the company earned $0.01 per share for their Q1 quarter ended November 30th 2011. The penny per share represented income of $160,000. This represents a dramatic turnaround from their Q1 of 2009 when the company carried a loss of a penny. RF Monolithics, a long time… → Read More

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Chrysler Projecting 25% Sales Increase In 2011 – Weighs IPO

Chrysler, one of the longer term Sirius XM OEM partners with substantial satellite radio installations, discussed a possible 2011 IPO and the fact that they are planning to move from 2010 global sales of 1.6 million vehicles to a 25% increase in 2011. This would represent total 2011 sales of about 2 million vehicles. The… → Read More

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Dodge Makes Bold Statement With 2011 Charger

It was only about a year ago that the very survival of Chrysler and Dodge was a question in everyone’s mind. Sales were down, Daimler Benz sold what was left of the company to private equity and a pre-packaged bankruptcy was in the cards.  There were even those that thought that the Big Three would… → Read More

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Sirius XM Extends Advantage With Streaming NFL Games

The news that Sirius XM Radio and the NFL came to terms on a new deal was no surprise to anyone. The company had previously announced that the framework of the deal was near complete. The real newsworthy event here is the addition of on-line streaming beginning with the 2011 season. This gives Sirius XM… → Read More

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Kia Sportage Advertisement Spots Sirius Traffic As Option

News cars are sporting some great new features, and Kia is not missing a beat by including Sirius Traffic as an optional feature on the 2011 Kia Sportage. Kia is among the brands offering 100% satellite radio installation across all of their models, and with some vehicles even include additional Sirius services such as traffic…. → Read More

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How Trimmed Car Inventories Benefit Sirius XM

The OEM channel has shifted to a leaner model. Auto manufacturers are holding far less inventory than they have in the past. The move is making for better cash flow, and the new model is actually helpful to satellite radio. In the past, with large auto inventories, Sirius XM had a lot of cash showing… → Read More

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Auto Dealers Order Factory Installed Sirius XM Because It Is Less Expensive And Consumers Benefit

This past Tuesday SiriusBuzz Radio interviewed Evan Facemeyer, Sales Director, of BettenHausen Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep. The interview gave many SIRI investors a look into the OEM channel that typically is not offered up in mainstream media. One compelling point in the interview centered around what the penetration of satellite radio was at his dealership…. → Read More

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2011 Ford Buyers Get Sirius With Best Of XM At No Charge

Sirius XM and Ford are working together to promote satellite radio above and beyond what has typically been done in the past. For all satellite radio equipped 2011 vehicles the consumer can opt in to receive not only Sirius Everything, but the Best Of XM as well. A typical promotional subscription from Ford gives users… → Read More

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June Auto Incentives Should Let Sirius XM (SIRI) Finish Quarter With Strong Subscriber Numbers

Auto incentives over the last few months have helped boost auto sales figures, and by extension, have helped Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) garner promotional subscribers at a pace that should outperform the Q1 subscriber tally of over 170,000 new subs. The incentive war between automakers has slowed a bit this month, but overall the deals… → Read More