Bose introduces the industry’s first custom-engineered, factory-installed sound systems in the Cadillac Seville, Cadillac Eldorado, Buick Riviera and Oldsmobile Toronado.
The Nissan Maxima becomes the first Nissan vehicle with a Bose sound system in the US.
The Audi 200 Series and 100 Series are the first European vehicles to offer a Bose sound system.
A Bose sound system is included in the Mazda RX-7, the first vehicle to use Bose Acoustic Waveguide technology. Based on Bose home entertainment products, the system enables rich, powerful bass sound in a vehicle interior with limited space.
Bose AudioPilot noise compensation technology is introduced in the Cadillac Seville STS to enable listeners to hear all the music despite any road or wind noise entering the interior.
Bose Centerpoint signal processing debuts in the Porsche Cayenne. Centerpoint technology creates an immersive, surround sound experience from stereo sources such as CDs.
The Cadillac XLR is the first GM vehicle to use TrueSpace signal processing for a more spacious, multichannel sound from headrest-mounted speakers.
The Bose Energy Efficient Series sound system debuts in the Chevrolet Volt, delivering high-quality acoustic performance while using about 50% less energy than conventional sound systems.
The Cadillac Escalade is the first vehicle with Bose Active Sound Management technology for targeting and reducing engine and powertrain noise.
Bose reveals its first Advanced Technology Series system, the Bose Panaray Sound System, in the Cadillac CT6, setting a new standard for sound systems in luxury vehicles.