USA: Nissan North America and SiriusXM have inked a partnership where the later will be the exclusive provider of a suite of telematics services to Nissan. The services will comprise 24/7 emergency support for accidents, stolen vehicle tracking and roadside assistance. Customers will also have access to a consolidated bill for their audio entertainment and a central site to manage subscriptions.
Mel Karmazin, Chief Executive Officer, SiriusXM, said: “Offering telematics services is a logical next step for SiriusXM, building on our advanced in-vehicle technological capabilities, subscriber management expertise, and proven experience providing national service to drivers. Our critically acclaimed satellite radio service, now coupled with dynamic and full service telematics, offers the support that drivers want and need on the road and strengthens our relationship with Nissan.”
Trisha Jung, Director, Nissan Connected Services, said: Nissan aims to provide more than just innovations in driving performance, fuel efficiency and safety. Being the first car company to launch these telematics services allows us to further enhance the whole customer driving experience by providing the finest audio entertainment and data services that meet the growing expectations of the connected driver. After working with SiriusXM for more than a decade, we are excited about bringing world-class telematics services to our customers.”