Rivian is adding TuneIn to its infotainment system.


TuneIn, the biggest live audio streaming service on earth, announced today that its app will be integrated into Rivian vehicles like the R1T. The automaker joins Mercedes, Volvo, and Tesla in offering the service.

TuneIn claims to be one of the fastest-growing streaming audio companies on earth and seeks to bring live and local radio, news, sports, and podcasts to listeners no matter where they are on earth.

By offering live sports coverage, music channels, and talk radio it acts a little bit like satellite radio while also offering live feeds of more than 100,000 local radio stations. In addition, listeners can also access a number of podcasts through the TuneIn app.

“We are incredibly excited to be adding Rivian to our existing lineup of automotive and connected car technology partners,” said Richard Stern, CEO of TuneIn. “At TuneIn, we’re working with the world’s most innovative automotive companies to reinvent radio and live premium audio entertainment for the connected car. Our deep partnerships in the automotive industry enable drivers to discover and access the best audio content from around the world, directly through their dashboard, via a simple touch or voice command via Alexa.”