Volvo Taps PhatNoise

Los Angeles-based PhatNoise has scored a win with Volvo to provide the PhatNoise digital jukebox system to Volvo Cars. PhatNoise said yesterday that it will offer both the PhatNoise PhatBox Digital Media Player and Apple iPod connectivity as part of dealer-installed options in Volvo cars. Volvo will offer the digital music system as an option for its integrated radio and steering wheel controls. PhatNoise is a provider of a digital music jukebox for cars, allowing for the storage of up to 20GB of digital music, and is currently partnered with Kenwood, Volkswagen, and General Motors in addition to Volvo.