[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
American Honda Reports Sales Figures for November 2017
More.......................
Road & Track dyno tests 9th gen Accord V6 MT vs 2018 Accord 2.0T 10AT
More.......................
2018 Acura RLX Arrives in Showrooms with Striking Redesign
More.......................
American Honda Reports Sales Figures for October 2017
More.......................
Second-Generation NSX “Dream Project” by ScienceofSpeed to Debut at SEMA
More.......................
Honda Reveals their Sports EV Concept
More.......................
Watch Live: Honda Reveals their Sports EV Concept at the Tokyo Motor Show
More.......................
American Honda reports strong sales numbers for September 2017
More.......................
Photoshops --> Modern Argento Vivo?
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Civic Si, $199 lease offer
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: ILX Going Away?
Join Discussion......
Repair and Maintenance --> Re: Is routine cleaning of fuel system needed in Accords?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: One Year as a BMW Driver in a Lifetime of Honda Support
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Used CTR Price
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Re: Picture
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> 2019 Chevrolet Silverado
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: Possible variation of Type-R?
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Drove the 2.0T EXL today
Join Discussion......
Pilot --> Re: Next generation Pilot/MDX engine question
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Civic Type-R on Ignition - Best Driver's Car Under $50k?
Join Discussion......
Pilot --> Re: Sulfur smell and Emission light
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: New Honda DOHC V6 Image?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: V.W. in confusion
Join Discussion......
XM radio to be standard in '04 Hondas
 Date: September 09, 2003 15:22
 Submitted by:  poweredbyhonda
 Source: CBS MarketWatch
 Credibility Rating: N/A


SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- Shares of XM Satellite Radio reached a 12-month high Tuesday, gaining nearly 10 percent in connection with news that its radio product will be standard equipment on certain Honda Accord models for 2004.

The stock was recently up $1.43 to $16.01, a gain of 9.8 percent, on volume of 7.6 million shares. At its higher for the session, XM's stock changed hands at $16.08.

Washington-based XM (XMSR: news, chart, profile) said the Honda S2000 roadster would be also be shipped to dealers as "XM-ready."

The company said earlier this year that its satellite radio technology would be offered as standard equipment on models sold under another Honda brand, the 2004 Acura RL and the new TL Sedan.

Many observers believe that satellite radio will truly take off as a commercial proposition once it becomes standard equipment in most vehicles. This kind of availability helped spur the advance of FM radio in the early 1970s.

XM Satellite offers more than 100 channels of digital radio programming for $9.95 per month, covering every major music format as well as news, sports and talk.

It and rival Sirius Satellite Radio (SIRI: news, chart, profile) are betting that more listeners are becoming disenchanted with the repetitive playlists, high commercial spot loads and poor reception that critics have said characterize traditional radio.

Last month, XM said it ended the second quarter with 692,253 subscribers, having added 209,178 subscribers in the three-month period -- a 43 percent increase over the first quarter. The company's stated goal is to exceed 1 million subscribers by the end of this year, and it remains on that pace.

Subscriber growth is being driven by the further rollout of factory-installed offerings of the XM radio in General Motors (GM: news, chart, profile) and Honda (HMC: news, chart, profile) vehicles, as well as by retail sales of the portable SkyFi Audio System boom box.

XM has said that it needs about 3 million subscribers to break even.


http://www.marketwatch.com/news/yhoo/story.asp?source=blq/yhoo&siteid=yhoo&dist=yhoo&guid=%7BA6873A03%2D14E8%2D46AB%2DB8F8%2DC2BA667E9792%7D
Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Your Feedback
Date Subject User
09-09-2003 20:31 Wishful thinking...   (Score: 1, Normal) Power Of Dreams
09-09-2003 21:34 Mr-914
09-09-2003 21:47 Dick W
09-09-2003 22:23 civic_cx_92
09-11-2003 10:14 nickel
09-14-2003 20:51 Rick955i
09-09-2003 22:49 Kaiso King
09-10-2003 12:16 TonyEX
09-10-2003 14:08 Kaiso King
09-10-2003 15:57 TonyEX
09-11-2003 13:33 Kaiso King
09-11-2003 13:53 TonyEX
09-12-2003 14:01 Kaiso King
09-12-2003 14:53 TonyEX
09-09-2003 23:01 Karl O.
09-10-2003 12:59 MrChad
09-11-2003 11:20 kirk
09-11-2003 19:39 Honda-D
2018 Acura RLX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV First Drive: 2018 Honda Accord
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Specifications and Features (FINAL)
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2018 Accord Touring 2.0T PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2018 Accord Touring 1.5T PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2017 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy