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Read this: RadioToday - Over half of new cars now have DAB radio

Summary: Fifty five per-cent of new cars now come with digital radio as standard, up from 37 a year ago. The news comes from The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, who say demand for the new 14-plate saw March 2014 reach 464,824 new car registrations, a rise of 17.7, the highest in a decade. Record new car sales and the move to fitting digital radio mean that in 2014 to date over 440,000 vehicles have been sold with digital radio as standard an increase of 62 on last year. - link

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Tuesday, 27 May 2014

7:26 PM

In car DAB is pathetic;reception is pants, quality is pathetic and many music stations are only in mono sound. DRM and DRM+ is better on mw lw sw and fm as it covers much larger areas than dab with fewer transmitters needed bigger homogenous coverage and more robust reception and near fm quality on am bands with stereo and cd quality stereo too. Ofcom the bbc and commercial stations and radio manufacturers are stupid in sticking with DAB and its poor relation dabplus. If I were in govt I would go for drm on am bands and drm+ on fm bands and push radio manufacturers and broadcasters to it;current trials have worked well within europe the uk and worldwide so whats stopping the UK from taking it on?

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