SiriusXM Teams Up With AT&T to Provide 4G LTE Connectivity Available on Select FCA US Vehicles

Dec 06, 2016

Newly-branded SiriusXM Guardian Connected Vehicle Services is a feature-rich package of safety, security and convenience services for drivers and their passengers

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Connected Vehicle Services Inc., a subsidiary of SiriusXM, has teamed up with AT&T, a leader in the connected car industry, to provide 4G LTE connectivity to support SiriusXM Guardian, SiriusXM's package of in-vehicle safety, security, and convenience services in select 2017 model year FCA US LLC vehicles. 

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"The importance of delivering a high level of safety and convenience features to auto owners in their vehicles in an easy-to-use fashion cannot be overstated now and in the future," said Larry Pesce, SiriusXM's GM and GVP of Connected Vehicle.  "We're very excited to raise the curtain on our SiriusXM Guardian brand and work with AT&T to deliver connected vehicle services that create a dynamic in-car experience that FCA US drivers and their passengers want."

"We're proud to work with SiriusXM to bring the benefits of LTE connectivity to FCA US vehicles," said Chris Penrose, President, Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T. "This collaboration will deliver the connectivity that more and more consumers want in their next car purchase."

Designed to improve the in-car experience for drivers and their passengers, SiriusXM Guardian delivers a suite of features that includes the following services:

  • SOS (contact a SiriusXM response specialist and send location info with the touch of a button)
  • Roadside Assist Call
  • Remote Vehicle Start
  • Remote Door Lock/Unlock
  • Remote Horn & Lights
  • Theft Alarm Notification
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • Vehicle Finder (via mobile phone)
  • Send & Go (send point-of-interest info from your mobile phone right to your vehicle's navigation system)

SiriusXM Guardian services are available now in 2017 model year Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger vehicles when equipped with the 8.4-inch Uconnect system.  Customers purchasing these vehicles will receive a one-year subscription to SiriusXM Guardian as part of the purchase or lease price. 

About Sirius XM Connected Vehicle Services Inc.

Sirius XM Connected Vehicles Services Inc. is a leading provider of connected vehicles services to Acura, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota.  Sirius XM Connected Vehicle Services Inc. gives customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, enhanced roadside assistance, remote door unlock, remote start, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, turn-by-turn navigation, and more.

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