NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW – HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), is making a strong showing at this year’s New York International Auto Show, with a range of leading automakers featuring HARMAN branded audio systems in vehicles debuting at the show. In addition to the new vehicles– which run the gamut from modern sedans to sports cars, minivans and crossover SUVs – HARMAN technology and solutions can be found in automaker booths throughout the show, a reflection of HARMAN’s longstanding auto partnerships and unmatched industry achievements.
As the world leader in automotive, consumer and professional audio, HARMAN is committed to providing premium audio entertainment to consumers whether they are in the car, at home, or on the go. HARMAN engineers work closely with automotive partners to precisely tune HARMAN branded audio systems for the specific acoustic characteristics of each vehicle model, ensuring an exceptional sound experience for any vehicle category or price point.
Several renowned HARMAN premium audio brands will be featured within new vehicles debuting in New York. These include:
Harman Kardon Premium Audio in the 2015 BMW M4 Convertible
The all-new BMW M4 Convertible sets the standard for performance-minded convertibles and has something for every driver, including the available Harman Kardon Logic 7®Surround Sound System. Featuring 16-speakers and a600-watt DSP amplifier, the system fills the entire cabin with vibrant, concert-hall sounds.
Harman Kardon GreenEdge™ in the 2015 Subaru Outback
The 2015 model year marks the debut of Harman Kardon premium audio in the Subaru Outback, Subaru’s flagship crossover model which blends car-like handling and SUV capability. Featuring 12-speakers, the high efficient GreenEdge system is designed with high-performance amplifiers and speakers as well as lightweight materials to generate less heat, reduce component and vehicle weight, and enhance fuel economy.
Harman Kardon Premium Audio in the 2015 Dodge Challenger
Premium sound matches muscle in the performance focused 2015 Dodge Challenger. The refreshed Challenger has an available 18-speaker Harman Kardon audio system and features a 12-channel class D amplifier that delivers outstanding acoustics and surround sound performance for all occupants.
Infinity Premium Audio in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata
Built to delight with advanced technology and “class above” comfort, the fully redesigned Hyundai Sonata will once again feature an available 12-speaker Infinity premium audio system. A newly added center channel provides a seamless sonic blend between the front left and right speakers, enhancing the soundstage and localization of performers.
Infinity Premium Audio in the 2015 Kia Sedona
A versatile, multipurpose vehicle designed for adventure-seekers, the all-new Kia Sedona comes with an available10-speaker Infinity premium audio system featuring a Dual Voice Coil enclosed subwoofer for deep bass extension and a tight and punchy low frequency response.
JBL GreenEdge Audio in the 2015 Toyota Camry
The 2015 Toyota Camry features an available JBL Premium Audio System with HARMAN’s GreenEdge technology. 10-speakers and advanced digital signal processing comprise a high-performance weight-efficient audio system that consumes up to 50 percent less power at maximum volume and dissipates less heat than conventional systems without compromising on audio quality.
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of 14,800 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.7 billion for the last twelve months ended December 31, 2013.