SOURCE: Delphi Corporation

April 02, 2007 09:00 ET

Chrysler Group Selects Delphi to Be the First to Market With SIRIUS Backseat TV™

Delphi Hardware on the All-New 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan Chrysler Group Only Manufacturer to Offer This Feature for 2008 Model Year

TROY, MI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 2, 2007 -- Delphi Corporation (PINKSHEETS: DPHIQ) will provide the hardware to enable Chrysler Group to be the first and only manufacturer to offer SIRIUS Backseat TV™ in its vehicle lineup in the 2008 model year, Delphi officials said today.

Using its satellite radio expertise and industry leadership position, Delphi is delivering the first hardware for the first customer in North America.

This hardware is the next wave of entertainment coming into the vehicle. Using the same spectrum allocation as satellite radio, a digital audio and video signal is sent to the vehicle, providing alternative entertainment options for passengers with three channels of family-oriented TV programming.

In addition to the all-new Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans, this feature will also be available on the 2008 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Magnum, Jeep Commander and Jeep Grand Cherokee this fall.

"We're proud to be working with Chrysler Group to help usher in the next phase of in-car entertainment," said Ken Erickson, Delphi product business unit executive, entertainment & communications. "With this video technology, passengers will be able to bring new entertainment content directly into their vehicle. They won't have to watch and carry around the same DVDs anymore."

More details on streaming video pricing and content availability are available from the Chrysler Group at www.chrysler.com or www.dodge.com.

Delphi helped revolutionized the satellite radio business in 2002 when it introduced the first OEM-installed satellite radio receiver. Delphi has produced an industry-leading 13 million units since production began on the technology five years ago.

"We want to be known as our customer's best supplier, and helping introduce game-changing technologies to the marketplace is one way we help achieve this goal," Erickson said. "We're proud to be able to continue our tradition of bringing exciting products to consumers."

For more information about Delphi, visit www.delphi.com.

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This press release, as well as other statements made by Delphi may contain forward-looking statements that reflect, when made, the Company's current views with respect to current events and financial performance. Such forward-looking statements are and will be, as the case may be, subject to many risks, uncertainties and factors relating to the Company's operations and business environment which may cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from any future results, express or implied, by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the following: the ability of the Company to continue as a going concern; the ability of the Company to operate pursuant to the terms of the debtor-in-possession financing facility; the Company's ability to obtain Court approval with respect to motions in the chapter 11 cases prosecuted by it from time to time; the ability of the Company to develop, prosecute, confirm and consummate one or more plans of reorganization with respect to the chapter 11 cases; the Company's ability to satisfy the terms and conditions of the Equity Purchase and Commitment Agreement; the Company's ability to satisfy the terms and conditions of the Plan Framework Support Agreement (including the Company's ability to achieve consensual agreements with GM and its U.S. labor unions on a timely basis that are acceptable to the Plan Investors in their sole discretion); risks associated with third parties seeking and obtaining Court approval to terminate or shorten the exclusivity period for the Company to propose and confirm one or more plans of reorganization, for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee or to convert the cases to chapter 7 cases; the ability of the Company to obtain and maintain normal terms with vendors and service providers; the Company's ability to maintain contracts that are critical to its operations; the potential adverse impact of the chapter 11 cases on the Company's liquidity or results of operations; the ability of the Company to fund and execute its business plan (including the transformation plan described in Item 1. Business "Potential Divestitures, Consolidations and Wind-Downs" of the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 filed with the SEC) and to do so in a timely manner; the ability of the Company to attract, motivate and/or retain key executives and associates; the ability of the Company to avoid or continue to operate during a strike, or partial work stoppage or slow down by any of its unionized employees and the ability of the Company to attract and retain customers. Additional factors that could affect future results are identified in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 filed with the SEC including the risk factors in Part I. Item 1A. Risk Factors, contained therein. Delphi disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events and/or otherwise.

Similarly, these and other factors, including the terms of any reorganization plan ultimately confirmed, can affect the value of the Company's various pre-petition liabilities, common stock and/or other equity securities. Additionally, no assurance can be given as to what values, if any, will be ascribed in the bankruptcy cases to each of these constituencies. A plan of reorganization could result in holders of Delphi's common stock receiving no distribution on account of their interest and cancellation of their interests. In addition, under certain conditions specified in the Bankruptcy Code, a plan of reorganization may be confirmed notwithstanding its rejection by an impaired class of creditors or equity holders and notwithstanding the fact that equity holders do not receive or retain property on account of their equity interests under the plan. In light of the foregoing, the Company considers the value of the common stock to be highly speculative and cautions equity holders that the stock may ultimately be determined to have no value. Accordingly, the Company urges that appropriate caution be exercised with respect to existing and future investments in Delphi's common stock or other equity interests or any claims relating to pre-petition liabilities.

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