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Mercedes-Benz to Offer SIRIUS Satellite Radio as Standard Feature

November 22, 2005

MONTVALE, NJ — SIRIUS Satellite Radio and Mercedes-Benz USA have extended their exclusive relationship to Sept. 1, 2012. Mercedes-Benz plans to offer SIRIUS as a standard feature on select 2007-model year vehicles, beginning in 2006. Initially, Mercedes-Benz plans to offer SIRIUS as a standard feature on all 2007-model year SL-Class and CL-Class vehicles, and all AMG and 600-model vehicles. Mercedes-Benz also plans to extend the number of models with SIRIUS as a standard feature in the future. SIRIUS is available as either standard equipment or a factory option on Mercedes-Benz vehicles, with volumes ex-pected at 250,000 vehicles over the next two years, a figure representing approximately 50% of Mercedes-Benz sales. Mercedes-Benz offers SIRIUS with a bundled subscription included in the price of the feature.
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