Volvo has announced that it would be the first automotive manufacture in the US to offer innovative digital HD Radio technology on almost all models.
Equipped with the HD Radio system, Volvo owners will enjoy a higher-quality AM/FM radio system that features more channel choices, crystal-clear sound and new data services. Volvo cars of North America stated that it will be offering factory installed HD Radio receivers as standard and optional equipment. The introduction is slated to happen in the fall of 2008.
Dirk Bott, vice president of brand, business and product for Volvo cars of North America, said: We believe Volvo will have the largest standard equipped HD Radio technology fleet in the world. Adding HD Radio capability to our S40 T5, V50 T5, C30, C70, S80, V70, XC70 and XC90 models truly makes our audio systems state of the art, giving Volvo drivers an even more enjoyable driving experience.