Peabody, MA, June 7, 2005–Boston Acoustics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOSA), a premier manufacturer of high performance home and mobile audio solutions announced today that it will provide audiophile speaker systems featuring The Boston Sound for the new 2006 Dodge Charger.
In partnership with Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC), the audio system blends Boston Acoustics’ legendary speaker design and acoustic expertise with Visteon’s Digital Signal Processing (DSP) amplifier. Together they deliver the clean, clear sound and smooth octave-to-octave tonal balance known as The Boston Sound.
The 2006 Dodge Charger will feature Boston Acoustics systems as standard equipment or as a factory-installed upgrade option. System configurations consist of either a 6-speaker system powered by a 276-watt DSP amplifier or a 7-speaker system that adds a subwoofer and increases the total system power to 322-watts.
“Dodge customers have been eagerly awaiting the Charger,” said Michael Chass, vice president, OEM, for Boston Acoustics. “Boston Acoustics is excited to provide the audiophile sound system for this vehicle.”
Boston engineers combined their success in developing unsurpassed high performance home speaker systems with today’s state-of-the-art digital electronics to turn an automobile passenger compartment into a virtual home listening environment. The result – customers experience audio that is true-to-the-original performance.
“We are pleased to launch our fourth vehicle with Chrysler Group,” said Moses Gabbay, President and CEO, Boston Acoustics. “The Charger represents the second Dodge vehicle in which customers will able to experience The Boston Sound.”
The 2006 Dodge Charger represents another vehicle featuring a Boston Acoustics branded audio system generated from the first Boston Acoustics/Visteon business award with Chrysler Group announced in 2002. In February 2004, Boston Acoustics announced an expansion of its relationship through a second business award with Visteon Corporation and Chrysler Group for branded audio in future models, to be announced at a later date.
About Boston Acoustics
Founded in 1979, Boston Acoustics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOSA) designs, manufactures, and markets high performance audio systems for use in home music and audio-video systems; after-market and OEM automotive systems; and custom built-in audio systems. Highly regarded for creating The Boston Sound, the company is renowned for delivering superior, competitively priced products emphasizing performance, consistency and value. For further information, visit the company’s web site at www.bostonacoustics.com.
About Visteon Corporation
Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) is a leading full-service supplier that delivers consumer-driven technology solutions to automotive manufacturers worldwide and through multiple channels within the global automotive aftermarket. Visteon has about 75,000 employees and a global delivery system of more than 180 technical, manufacturing, sales, and service facilities located in 25 countries. For more information on Visteon, visit the company’s Web site at www.visteon.com.