Sirius XM Adds New Benefit For Certified Pre-Owned Hyundai Buyers

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Hyundai Motor America announced today they have reached a deal that will give consumers across the United States a 3-month introductory subscription to XM when they purchase Hyundai Certified Pre-Owned vehicles factory equipped with XM satellite radio. “Hyundai drivers have come to expect high quality, reliability and safety across… → Read More

Fiat Now Available in U.S. – Sirius XM Available in Fiats

Fiat, the company that has bolstered the Chrysler brand over the past two tears, and may garner an even bigger stake is launching in the United States, and is among the newest partners of Sirius XM in the automotive channel. While news of the Fiats U.S. launch has been subdued, and quiet, the company does… → Read More

Ford Boasts Huge Q1 Profit – Sirius XM Benefits From Positive Auto News

It may take rockets to get Sirius XM’s (NASDAQ:SIRI) satellites into space, but it does not take a rocket scientist to know that positive events in the auto sector bode well for the satellite radio provider. Earlier this week I wrote about how timing is everything, and that positive auto sales news combined with good… → Read More

At The Halfway Point February Auto Sales Look Good For Sirius XM

January 2011 presented the largest Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Rate (SAAR) seen in the auto sector for quite some time. While the 819,000 is absolute sales may seem low, it was actually stellar for what is typically the weakest month of the year with a SAAR of 12.5 million. Analysts began to feel safe in projecting… → Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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