Beginning next month, XM radios will be available in Isuzu Axiom and Rodeo models, and the automaker has designed a mounting kit enabling all Axioms and Rodeo models from 1998 or after to be retrofitted with the radios.
GM's Isuzu connection
GM, an investor in XM, owns a 49% stake in Isuzu's Japanese parent, Isuzu Motors Ltd.
XM expanded its relationship with GM -- the first automaker to offer factory-installed XM radios in its 2002 Cadillac Devilles and Sevilles last fall -- in January, announcing that XM radios would be available in 2003 model-year vehicles including Buick Rendezvous, Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Cavalier, GMC Yukon, Oldsmobile Alero and Pontiac Aztek.
XM and rival Sirius Satellite Radio also have
XM and Sirius broadcast 100 digital-quality, coast-to-coast limited-commercial or commercial-free channels to subscribers for $9.99 per month and $12.95 per month, respectively.