The new TuneIn Auto Partnerships showcase the future of mobile audio entertainment

TuneIn demonstrates new partnership with Rivian by joining Mercedes, Volvo, Harman and Tesla

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2022— (BUSINESS WIRE) – TuneIn, the world’s leading live audio streaming service, today announced its recent momentum in the automotive industry, positioning the company as a leader and innovator in providing premium live audio to drivers around the world.

TuneIn emerges after the pandemic as one of the fastest growing audio streaming companies, providing live and local radio, news, sports, podcasts to users around the world at all times of the day – including while driving. According to Edison Research’s Infinite Dial Study, more than 70% of cars will be connected by 2023. Therefore, creating innovation while adhering to inherited standards in this space is paramount to success. TuneIn helps introduce the local radio that drivers love and look forward to in the digital age, within easy reach and their connected dashboard.

TuneIn has recently integrated with even more leading car manufacturers, adding Rivian (RIVN) to the list – putting car owners in control of their listening experience in a new way.

“We are incredibly excited to add Rivian to our existing range of automotive and related automotive technology partners,” said Richard Stern, CEO of TuneIn. “At TuneIn, we are working with the world’s most innovative car companies to rediscover radio and first-class live audio entertainment for the connected car. Our deep partnerships in the automotive industry allow drivers to discover and access the best audio content from around the world, directly through their dashboard, by a simple touch or voice command via Alexa. “

TuneIn’s existing supported automotive partners include Tesla, Volvo, Polestar, Mercedes, JLR and all Alexa-supported automotive audio systems.

TuneIn main automotive stages:

  • Electric adventure maker Rivian is integrating TuneIn into models such as the R1T – the first all-electric truck to hit the market and MotorTrend Truck of the Year for 2022 – to give drivers access to TuneIn’s full range of live and on-demand radios. , sports, news, music and podcasts from around the world.

  • HARMAN and TuneIn have joined forces to create a pre-integrated implementation of the TuneIn service for the HARMAN Ignite Store, a leading connected vehicle platform that allows automakers to develop, manage and operate their own in-car application store.

“Over the last few years, we’ve seen a huge amount of innovation in the automotive infotainment space. The best carmakers have focused on making every aspect of the vehicle’s entertainment system intuitive and adaptable,” said Jennifer Collins, senior vice president of development. of business at TuneIn. “At TuneIn, we bring the same level of customization and ease of use to in-car audio entertainment. The partnerships that TuneIn has and will continue to develop will allow carmakers and drivers to access the best in streaming radio and audio entertainment, both in their car and on the go. “

To learn more about TuneIn, visit: tunein.com/press.

About TuneIn:

TuneIn, the world’s leading live streaming service, brings together live sports, news, music, podcasts and radio from around the world. With more than 75 million active users per month, TuneIn is one of the most widely used audio streaming platforms in the world. TuneIn broadcasts over 100,000 owned and operated and partner radio stations. With a premiere distribution on 200 platforms and connected devices, TuneIn allows listeners to “hear” what they love wherever they are “here”. TuneIn Premium subscribers have exclusive access to ad-free news from top networks such as CNN, Fox News Radio, MSNBC, CNBC and Bloomberg, as well as live NFL, NHL and college sports programs and ad-free music channels. For more information, please visit us at www.tunein.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

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