PLANNING A ROADTRIP THIS BANK HOLIDAY? THEN HALFORDS OFFER ON LATEST IN-CAR STEREO FROM SONY WILL BE MUSIC TO YOUR EARS

For music-loving drivers who want complete control of the soundtrack to their journeys over the Bank Holiday and beyond, Halfords has reduced the price of the Sony MEX-N4000BT to just £99.

The Sony in-car radio is the perfect passenger for road trips or commuting as it likes all the same music you do – connecting you seamlessly with your music library on the move with just one touch of your compatible smartphone thanks to the latest in NFC technology (near field communication).

Halfords Car Audio Buyer Leslie Davies says: “Lengthy or complicated procedures for syncing wireless devices like smartphones with in-car entertainment systems can be frustrating.

“This Sony unit enables drivers to stream their choice of music wirelessly, whether via downloading music, streaming services such as Spotify or internet radio, and allows hands-free calling in an easy-to-use package.”

Full iPod, iPhone and Android compatibility ensure motorists can pair the Sony with their favourite music player as well as charge their device while they cruise along with the in-built USB socket.

Listening to your favourite road tunes is made even better with the free Remote app, allowing you to adjust your sound settings for optimum sound using the touchscreen on your smartphone while it sits comfortably in your phone holder, whilst an Advanced Sound Engine provides sound quality that betters many more expensive units.

Leslie Davies added: “Despite the fact that streaming music from smartphones in the home is now common-place, even the most tech savvy customers often don’t realise they can easily and inexpensively upgrade their in-car audio to enjoy their personal playlists on the move.

“The N4000 offers all the attributes drivers need to make their life on the move more pleasant and convenient.”

The Sony MEX-N4000BT is available at £99.00 (usually £119.99) in store and online for a limited period. To find out more about the range of products that Halfords offers or place an order using our ‘click & collect’ service visit www.halfords.com .

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Stuart Humphreys, Automotive PR Manager, T: 01527 513410, E: stuart.humphreys@halfords.co.uk

James Dale, PR Coordinator, T: 01527 513315, E: james.dale@halfords.co.uk 

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Halfords Group plc

The Group is the UK's leading retailer of automotive, leisure and cycling products and through Halfords Autocentres also one of the UK's leading independent car servicing and repair operator. Halfords customers shop at over 460 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland and at halfords.com for pick-up at their local store or direct home delivery. Halfords Autocentres operates from around 300 sites nationally and offers motorists dealership-quality MOTs, repairs and car servicing at affordable prices.

The Halfords group strategy is based on three pillars:

·       Supporting Drivers Of Every Car

·       Inspiring Cyclists Of Every Age

·       Equipping Families For Their Leisure Time

Halfords employs approximately 12,000 colleagues and sells around 10,000 product lines in stores, increasing to around 30,000 lines online. The product offering encompasses significant ranges in car parts, cycling, in-car technology, child seats, roof boxes, outdoor leisure and camping equipment. Halfords own brands include Apollo and Carrera cycles, augmented by exclusive UK distribution rights for the premium-ranged Boardman cycles and accessories. In outdoor leisure, we sell a premium range of camping equipment including brands such as Gelert and Outwell . Halfords offers customers expert advice and a fitting service called " we fit" for car parts, child seats, satellite navigation and in-car entertainment systems, and a " we repair" service for cycles.

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Halfords is the UK's leading retailer of automotive, cycling and leisure products and, through Halfords Autocentres, also one of the UK's leading independent car servicing and repair operators. Halfords customers shop at 465 stores in the UK and ROI and at halfords.com for pick-up at their local store or direct home delivery. Halfords Autocentres operates from around 300 sites nationally and offers motorists dealership-quality MOTs, repairs and car servicing at affordable prices. The Halfords group strategy is based on three pillars: · Supporting Drivers Of Every Car · Inspiring Cyclists Of Every Age · Equipping Families For Their Leisure Time The Getting Into Gear strategy for the Retail business is based on executing in five key areas in order to deliver a significantly-enhanced customer experience: · Service Revolution · The H Factor · Stores Fit to Shop · 21st Century Infrastructure · Click with the Digital Future Halfords employs approximately 12,000 colleagues and sells around 9,000 product lines in store, increasing to around 160,000 Retail products online. The Retail offering encompasses significant ranges in car parts, cycling products, in-car technology, child seats, roof boxes and camping equipment. Halfords’ own cycling brands include Apollo, Carrera and Boardman cycles, augmented by a range of other brands of cycles and accessories, including Kona, Mongoose, Raleigh and Pinarello. In Auto, the Halfords Essentials and Halfords Enhanced ranges are sold alongside brands such as Generic Electric, Bosch, Garmin and TomTom. The Retail Auto offering was recently augmented by the introduction of Car Parts Direct, a service delivering rapid customer access to around 130,000 car parts. In Travel Solutions, Halfords sells a premium range of camping equipment including brands such as Vango and Outwell. Halfords offers customers expert advice and a fitting service called ‘wefit’ for car parts, child seats, satellite navigation and in-car entertainment systems, and a ‘we repair’ service for cycles.

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