Products and services | 2024-01-05

Stingray and BYD Expand Partnership to Include Calm Radio in their EV Cars


Montreal, January 5, 2024 – Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B), a leading music, media, and technology company, today announced the expansion of its global deal with BYD, the world’s leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles. Following the successful integration of Stingray Karaoke, BYD will now include the established Calm Radio app in their models sold across dozens of countries. This represents the first time that Calm Radio has been deployed across a leading EV OEM platform, showcasing Stingray’s commitment to revolutionizing the global in-car entertainment landscape with compelling content and features.

Calm Radio offers a unique audio experience that enhances the driving journey with the power of relaxing content, including access to an extensive collection of calming music, podcasts, audiobooks and meditations, all uniquely designed to instill calm and promote concentration.  Now drivers and passengers can turn off the noise and congestion and transform their driving experience into a serene journey.

Stingray will provide BYD with well-being videos, featuring calming nature scenes and more, for integration into their unique wellness application. This feature, tailored for stationary activities like camping, enables a more immersive and relaxing experience by lending serene videos. Stingray’s video content creates a tranquil ambiance, providing comfort and relaxation for users during their outdoor adventures.

“BYD’s vehicles are equipped with amazing sound and lighting systems, both of which we will enable as part of this endeavor,” said Jim Riley, President US division of Stingray. “The launch of Calm Radio into BYD’s cars is a natural extension of our roadmap to have best in breed entertainment experiences for both drive and park mode, and we are thrilled that BYD is showcasing this awesome new experience in their cars as they roll them out across the globe.”

Calm Radio is set to be launched in BYD’s vehicles starting in 2024.

About Stingray 
Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B), a global music, media, and technology company, is an industry leader in TV broadcasting, streaming, radio, business services, and advertising. Stingray provides an array of music, digital, and advertising services to enterprise brands worldwide, including audio and video channels, over 100 radio stations, subscription video-on-demand content, FAST channels, karaoke products and music apps, and in-car and on-board infotainment content. Stingray Business, a division of Stingray, provides commercial solutions in music, in-store advertising solutions, digital signage, and AI-driven consumer insights and feedback. Stingray Advertising is North America’s largest retail audio advertising network, delivering digital audio messaging to more than 20,000 major retail locations. Stingray has close to 1000 employees worldwide and reaches 540 million consumers in 160 countries. For more information, visit

About BYD
BYD is a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Founded in 1995 as a rechargeable battery maker, BYD now boasts a diverse business scope covering automobiles, rail transit, new energy, and electronics, with over 30 industrial parks in China, the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hungary, and India. From energy generation and storage to its applications, BYD is dedicated to providing zero-emission energy solutions that reduce global reliance on fossil fuels. Its new energy vehicle footprint now covers 6 continents, over 70 countries and regions, and more than 400 cities. Listed in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company is known to be a Fortune Global 500 enterprise that furnishes innovations in pursuit of a greener world. For more information, please visit

For more information, please contact: 

Frédérique Gagnier
Public Relations Manager 

BYD Media Contacts:
Asia-Pacific: Liya Huang, tel: +86-755-8988-8888-69666
Europe: Penny Peng, tel: +31-102070888
North America: Frank Girardot, tel: +1 213 245 6503
Latin America: José Miranda, tel: +56 9 96443906
Brazil: Pablo Toledo, tel: +19 3514 2554
Middle East and Africa: Nikki Li, tel: +86-18938862670