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Here’s How Radio Gets MORE Important In Cars

I have written extensively about the challenges radio will have in cars with a dashboard which is built to sync with Apple Carplay and Android Auto. I have also written a lot about what happens to radio when cars drive themselves (hint: It gets ugly). But there’s another force out there and it’s a force in […]

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Posted in alexa, amazon, android auto, apple carplay, Audio, car, ces, ford, future, in-car, listening, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, mobile, Moble Audio, radio, Radio's Future, ramsey-blog, sync, technology, trends

Apple and Google Want the Car Dashboard – Now

Dear Radio Listeners: Apple and Google want you! Even (and perhaps especially) when you’re in your car. Here’s a video showing some of the navigation functionality of the “coming soon” iOS upgrade: But don’t imagine that the functions will be limited to maps and directions. From 9to5Mac: iOS in the Car is a feature that […]

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Posted in android, apple, Audio, dash, dashboard, google, in-car, Insights, iOS, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, Moble Audio, radio, radio industry, ramsey-blog, technology, trends

How to Beat the New Car Dashboard

All this fretting over the evolving car dashboard is so much ado about the wrong stuff. Okay…. A flood of new content is coming. Lots of it is already here. There is no way to keep it out because consumers don’t want it out. The primacy of radio on the car dash is officially a […]

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Posted in Apps, Automotive, car, control, dash, dashboard, future, in-car, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, mobile, Moble Audio, online radio, radio, radio industry, strategy

Radios Ripped from New Cars? “Not So Fast,” say Consumers

You can climb down from the ceiling now, Mr. Broadcaster – it turns out new cars will feature FM/AM radios built-in for the foreseeable future (although certainly not forever). The logic of this should be obvious to us all, but particularly obvious for anyone who bothers to talk with consumers. And I did. Between March […]

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Posted in dashboard, detroit, FM on Mobile Phones, in-car, Internet Radio, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, mobile, Moble Audio, radio, radio industry, radio ink, Radio's Future, research

Here Comes the New Dashboard

So what’s in store for the auto dashboard of tomorrow? It may not be whatever’s on the drawing board in Detroit (or in the picture above). It may really be whatever’s in your pocket. So says venture capitalist John Backus: In-car electronics, standalone GPS, satellite radio, seatback DVD players and HD radio will quickly disappear, […]

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Posted in Audio Trends, Automotive, dar.fm, dashboard, in-car, john backus, jonathan sasse, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, michael robertson, mobile, radio, radio industry, RIU, scott hanselman, slacker

What Wins in the New Radio Dashboard

A huge proportion of radio listening happens on the mobile devices known as automobiles, especially during the aptly-titled “drive times.”  And there’s considerable concern regarding the impact technology and new listening options will have on that listening as those new choices steadily make their way into cars. It’s fair to say that nowhere in a […]

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Posted in Audio Trends, auto, automaker, cellphones, detroit, Digital Strategy, drive time, in-car, Internet Radio, mark ramsey, mark ramsey media, Media, mobile, Moble Audio, radio, radio industry, RIU, trends