SiriusXM has secured an extension of its “connected vehicle” relationship with American Honda.
Its subsidiary SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services will provide certain services for Acura and Honda vehicles under the five-year agreement. “SiriusXM has been delivering connected vehicle services to Honda and Acura customers since 2013 through HondaLink and AcuraLink,” the satellite company said. “HondaLink and AcuraLink provide convenient access to maps, weather, restaurants and points of interest, in addition to remote and assist services. Users can also schedule service appointments, repairs and more.”
It said American Honda plans to expand these services with new features starting in 2017 Acuras. “The updated standard package includes four years of Automatic Crash Notification and SOS emergency assist on select Acura vehicles.”
The announcement was made by SiriusXM Executive Vice President, Sales and Automotive Steve Cook and American Honda Executive Vice President John Mendel.
Other brands that use connected vehicles services from the connected vehicle arm of SiriusXM include BMW, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.