Leading commercial truck manufacturer to feature SiriusXM radios and offer a three-month SiriusXM Platinum subscription to drivers
TORONTO, February 6, 2019 – SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced that SiriusXM radios are now standard equipment in Canada on International Truck’s entire collection of on-highway tractors – the LoneStar®, LT® Series and RH™ Series. Additionally, anyone purchasing one of these models will receive a three-month introductory subscription to SiriusXM Platinum, which is SiriusXM’s most expansive programming package and gives the subscriber access to SiriusXM both on the radio and via the SiriusXM app.
“Our trucks are our drivers’ homes while on the road, so providing comfort is a top priority for us,” said Jim Nachtman, Navistar heavy duty marketing director. “We’re proud to partner with SiriusXM to enhance the experience for our drivers by delivering news and entertainment without distraction.”
“Long-haul drivers are some of our most dedicated subscribers. Nobody but SiriusXM offers them coast to coast service featuring the variety of uninterrupted, easy access to music, sports, entertainment, news and more,” said Joe Verbrugge, EVP & GM, Emerging Business for SiriusXM. “International Truck boasts an impressive lineup of driver-centric heavy-duty trucks, and by working with them to make SiriusXM standard on their best-selling models we are making it easier than ever for more of their drivers to enjoy the benefit of SiriusXM in the cab.”
SiriusXM Platinum delivers the most comprehensive bundle of entertainment, sports and news programming available in the vehicle. It includes Howard Stern’s two exclusive channels, the Road Dog Trucking channel, commercial-free music from many genres, plus every NFL, MLB®, and NBA game, every NASCAR® race, NHL® games, PGA TOUR® coverage, college sports, some of the biggest names and brands in entertainment, news and comedy, and more.
SiriusXM Platinum subscribers also get streaming access to SiriusXM, enabling them to connect to their favorite channels online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app, and at home on a wide variety of connected devices. The SiriusXM app offers more than 200 channels of content, including several exclusive online-only channels, and thousands of hours of on-demand content that allow the listener to hear more of what they want, when they want it.
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus® brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., operating as SiriusXM Canada, is the country’s leading entertainment company. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; and exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.ca.
SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies nine years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.
SiriusXM Canada contact:
Kayla J. Schwartz
Senior Manager, Communications