Harman to Supply Branded Audio Systems for Chrysler High-Performance Vehicles
STAMFORD, CT – Harman International Industries, Incorporated announced today that the Company has been selected to provided the branded audio systems for Chrysler Group’s next generation of SRT Series vehicles. The new systems will be available on Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger SRT models beginning with the 2012 model year.
“We are delighted to continue our long association with Chrysler Group with this new high-performance system,” said Dinesh C. Paliwal, Harman’s Chairman, President and CEO. “The top-end Chrysler SRT Series has long been a favorite of discriminating drivers and we look forward to delighting them with a next-generation audio experience.”
The new audio systems will feature an exceptional blend of high performance and efficiency based on Harman’s energy-efficient GreenEdge™ technology. The SRT Series project continues a long relationship that dates back some 25 years when Harman provided the first branded audio systems to Chrysler. Harman has also supplied navigation and infotainment systems for various Chrysler vehicles since 2004. Harman is the global leader for high fidelity automotive audio and infotainment, with an estimated 20 million systems installed in vehicles on the road today from brands including Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ferrari, Ford, General Motors, Harley Davidson, Hyundai, Land Rover, Lexus, Mercedes, MINI, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Toyota and Volkswagen.
Harman International (www.harman.com
) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. The Company maintains a strong presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia and employs about 9,500 people worldwide. The Harman International family of brands spans some 15 leading names including AKG, Becker, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The Company’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the Symbol HAR.