NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that customers will be eligible to receive a 3-month SiriusXM subscription when they purchase a pre-owned vehicle with a factory-installed satellite radio, regardless of make or model, from participating AutoNation dealerships across the United States.
"SiriusXM adds value to pre-owned vehicles by providing customers with unparalleled audio entertainment," said Jim Meyer, President, Operations and Sales, SiriusXM. "We are excited AutoNation will roll out this program and collaborate with SiriusXM to give its pre-owned vehicle customers the opportunity to experience satellite radio.""AutoNation is dedicated to providing all its customers with the best vehicle buying and driving experience possible," said Mike Jackson, CEO, AutoNation. "The SiriusXM pre-owned program is another example of our ability to bring added value to our pre-owned vehicle inventory and provide our customers with fantastic in-vehicle entertainment." AutoNation customers purchasing pre-owned vehicles will have access to commercial-free music, and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment plus traffic and weather information broadcast by SiriusXM. For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
About AutoNation, Inc. AutoNation is transforming the automotive retail industry through bold leadership. We deliver a superior automotive retail experience through our customer-focused sales and service processes. Owning and operating 257 new vehicle franchises, which sell 32 brands across 15 states, AutoNation is America's largest automotive retailer, with state-of-the-art operations and the ability to leverage economies of scale that benefit the customer. As an indication of our leadership position in our industry, AutoNation is a component of the S&P 500 Index. AutoNation is driven to be the best-run, most profitable automotive retailer. Follow us at www.facebook.com/autonation and www.twitter.com/autonation. For additional information about AutoNation, please visit investors.autonation.com or www.autonation.com. About Sirius XM Radio Sirius XM Radio is America's satellite radio company. SiriusXM broadcasts more than 135 satellite radio channels of commercial-free music, and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather, and data services to over 21 million subscribers. SiriusXM offers an array of content from many of the biggest names in entertainment, as well as from professional sports leagues, major colleges, and national news and talk providers. SiriusXM programming is available on more than 800 devices, including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks, boats and aircraft, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available at siriusxm.com, and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices. SiriusXM has arrangements with every major automaker and its radio products are available for sale at shop.siriusxm.com as well as retail locations nationwide.