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It's The End Of The Radio As We Know It
It's The End Of The Radio As We Know It

Radio is a standard feature in most automobiles. It keeps us company on long road trips down desolate highways, inspires fights between siblings, and encourages wallflowers to sing forgettable pop tunes at the tops of their lungs. And in five years, it'll be dead. At least, that's what most folks...Read More»

In-car internet
Study: Over Half Of Drivers Interested In Internet Radio

There's a lot of talk these days about the death of print media. Newspapers are shuttering left and right, magazines are folding, catalogs...well, they're still showing up as junk mail, but here's hoping they meet grisly ends soon. There's far less talk about the ways in which broadcast media is...Read More»

MyFord Touch
Satellite Radio Turning Profits—But Is It Living On Borrowed Time?

Satellite radio is just one of many entertainment options in our cars, but it's one that's proven surprisingly popular. And somehow, during a recession, and at a time when all sorts of alternatives are hitting the market, satellite radio is flourishing. For the third quarter in a row—and after...Read More»

BMW HD Radio
HD Radio To Be A Standard Feature On Most 2011 BMW Models

BMW has announced that it will make HD Radio technology standard on most of its 2011 lineup—starting with the new 2011 BMW 5-Series. The German automaker was one of the first to offer HD Radio as an option, beginning in 2006, and has offered the feature as an option across all model lines since...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
Catch High Gear Media on BBC 5 Live Today!

The death of HUMMER and the rise of hybrids, electric vehicles and everything in between--what's the future of the automobile and the car industry? If you're near a computer or satellite radio today, you'll find out more during Richard Bacon's BBC 5 Live today. Along with other guests, I'll be...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Audi, Volkswagen Expand HD Radio Availability For 2010

Audi and Volkswagen both today announced the expanded availability of HD Radio in 2010 model-year vehicles. Volkswagen did not give specifics of which models will get the upgrade, though Audi said that it will offer HD Radio with its tuners on the 2011 Audi A8, A6, and Q7 models, and with the...Read More»

2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT
New Mitsubishi Nav System Includes Free Traffic Service

Punch your destination into the navigation system in a new vehicle—especially a luxury-brand model—and you’re likely to get more than just driving directions. Many of today’s systems alert you of upcoming traffic congestion and even adjust your route on the fly to help avoid it. But...Read More»

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