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News of  January 02, 2001


Visteon Corporation Wins Mach(R) Satellite Digital Radio Contract With Ford Motor Company

Dearborn, Mich. - Visteon's MACH(R) Satellite Digital Radio To Receive Sirius Satellite Radio Broadcasts. Visteon Corporation announced that it has secured a contract to develop and supply its  MACH(R) Satellite Digital Audio Radio System for an undisclosed future Ford Motor Company vehicle.

"This business underscores our long-standing and strong relationship with  the automaker, as well as our expertise with automotive audio applications," said John Slosar, director of Visteon's North American and Asian Strategic  Business Unit within the corporation's Telematics/Multimedia business system.

To bring this technology to the vehicle, Visteon has established a strategic partnership with Sirius Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) to provide motorists with the ability to receive satellite radio broadcasts, including up  to 100 channels of digital-quality radio coast-to-coast throughout the  continental United States. Sirius will broadcast from its three orbiting  satellites to Visteon's MACH(R) Satellite Digital Audio Radio System 50  channels of commercial-free music in virtually every genre, and up to 50  channels of news, sports, talk, comedy and children's programming.

(Dec. 19, 2000)

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