More cars come with digital radio as standard

New figures announced by Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey today reveal that 58% of new cars registered in September came with digital radio as standard. More than a fifth of radio listening happens in the car, but take up of in-car digital radio has been slow. Whilst digital radios are available for cars they are … Read more

Pure unveils new Jongo colours and features in Las Vegas

Digital radio manufacturer Pure has announced new colours and features for its wireless speaker range. The new colours are based on “the latest global trends for 2014”, with ‘neutral’ and ‘vibrant’ collections. “Personalisation is a growing trend and fashion is increasingly influencing the design of the latest gadgets,” says Nick Hucker, Pure’s marketing director. “Colours … Read more

Third of new cars sold with digital radio as standard

One third (33.3%) of new cars sold in the last three months of 2012 included DAB digital radio as standard. This means there was a 76% increase in the number of cars sold with digital radio fitted compared to the previous year, according to Digital Radio UK. The industry body says eight of the ten … Read more

Motoring blog looks at state of in-car digital radio

Whilst government estimates point at a potential switchover from FM to digital radio for many radio stations between 2015 and 2019, most car manufacturers do not include a DAB digital radio as standard. The new Volvo V40, which went on sale late last year, features a sound system with 5″ colour display, a radio and … Read more

New wireless speakers join Pure’s multiroom system

The UK-based digital radio firm Pure will this week unveil new wireless devices at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Pure’s Jongo allows streaming of audio over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, controlled with an iPad or selected Pure digital radios. Retailing for around £150, the Jongo S340B (pictured in yellow) includes four small tweeters … Read more