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Porsche 911 Targa
18.07.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The Targa richly deserves its place in the range. Highly impressive with a seven-inch infotainment touchscreen with Wi-Fi, Sat Nav, Bluetooth and a DAB radio.
From i News:

TechniSat DIGITRADIO 1
17.07.2017 - Germany - Germany
The DIGITRADIO 1 is developed and produced in Germany with a striking design. The large, chrome-plated control and clear function buttons on the front panel allow you to navigate through the menus that are displayed on the sharp OLED display.
From TechniSat:

BMW 520i with DAB
17.07.2017 - Australia - Australia
The 520i comes equipped with the Luxury Line styling pack with Navigation Professional with 10.25-inch touchscreen display, 12-speaker sound system, DAB+ digital radio and wireless smartphone charging.
From caradvice:

DAB+ in cars progresses
15.07.2017 - Belgium - Belgium
According to a study conducted on behalf of WorldDAB, motorists are satisfied with the use of DAB+ in their cars. This study was detailed at the recent Automotive Event held in Munich.
From Music Museum Flanders:

Norway’s radio transition: Benefits the newcomers
WorldDAB Members News - 14.07.2017 - Digitalradio Norge AS - Norway - Norway
The digitalisation of Norwegian radio has given the audience a wide variety of channels to choose from, and they seem to appreciate the diversity. 2.1 million Norwegians listen every week to channels that would not exist without the digital switchover.
From nyhetsrommet.no:

Nissan Juke Envy special edition
14.07.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Nissan has launched a special edition version of its top-selling Juke supermini crossover. Standard kit includes Xenon lights, sat-nav with reversing camera, DAB radio and keyless entry and starting.
From Auto Express:

The Netherlands adds more DAB+ stations
14.07.2017 - Netherlands - Netherlands
Two DAB+ new initiatives have been launched in The Netherlands. In the Wageningen region, tests on channel 7B have been going on for several weeks and in Waddinxveen, starting last week, a new mux is on channel 9C. There will be additional experimental mux transmitters coming on line within the next few weeks
From Radio.NL:

Primaton youth radio scheduled to start in mid-October
13.07.2017 - Germany - Germany
"Radio Hashtag+" (working title) today received approval from the Bayerisches Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM) for a DAB+ broadcasting licence on the regional network. The station will address 10 to 29-year-olds, who will be involved in the musical and content-related design of "Radio Hashtag+" through interaction and social media.
From radiowoche.de:

egoFM allocated capacities for countrywide DAB+ programming
WorldDAB Members News - 13.07.2017 - Bayerische Landeszentrale fur neue Medien (BLM) - Germany - Germany
The Bayerisches Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM) has granted egoFM a DAB+ broadcasting licence on the national network. The radio service, which is not aimed at the mainstream audience, will play urban music to a target audience of 20 to 40 year-olds. 
From BLM:

Geneva Touring S: nostalgic styling with modern technology
13.07.2017 - Switzerland - Switzerland
Despite its reassuringly solid retro feel, there’s nothing old fashioned about this device. As well as offering FM and DAB/DAB+ there's a Bluetooth wireless speaker function included.
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