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Mercedes E-Class adds tech
28.07.2016 - Australia - Australia
The Comand infotainment system in the car includes sat-nav, DAB+ digital radio, dual-zone climate control and LED headlights.
From Motoring:

Frontier’s new colour screen DAB platform brings radio to life
WorldDAB Members News - 28.07.2016 - Pure - Frontier Silicon Ltd. - Australia - Australia
Frontier Silicon has upgraded its Verona 2 module which supports colour screen displays for DAB/DAB+ digital radios. Frontier’s new solution offers manufacturers a low cost way of incorporating colour screens into standard DAB / DAB+ radios. The first consumer product featuring this new technology is the Pure Elan E3.
From Asia Radio Today:

Audi A4 2.0 TFSI Avant
27.07.2016 - Australia - Australia
The standard gear for the entry-level model includes cruise control, an 8.3-inch centre screen with touchpad, navigation, live traffic updates, adaptive LED headlights, DVD player, DAB digital radio, 10GB music storage and USB connection.
From Drive.com:

Belgian broadcaster TOPradio preparing for a DAB+ future
26.07.2016 - Belgium - Belgium
Belgian Dutch-language broadcaster TOPradio has recently upgraded its on-air and production studios, seeing DAB+ as opening up new potential in terms of audience reach. “The FM dial in Flanders is saturated, with no future prospects, despite the upcoming 2017 FM radio licence review... our growth lies with DAB+ and our new studio configuration is ready to deal with it.”
From Radio World:

Yes to DAB+ in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region
26.07.2016 - France - France
A collective of over 10 broadcasters are working together to speed up the deployment of digital radio. "DAB+ permits radio to modernise and offer new services and content while remaining free-to-air and independent."
From La Lettre Pro:

Volkswagen CC GT review
26.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The car has a generous standard specification list that includes touchscreen sat nav system, DAB digital radio and iPod and Bluetooth connectivity.
From Eurekar:

Renault Twingo The Colour Run review
26.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
This model comes packed with a range of kit including air conditioning, electric front windows, a DAB radio, Bluetooth, a USB socket and Renault’s R&GO infotainment system.
From Autocar:

Pure Highway 400 in-car DAB review
WorldDAB Members News - 25.07.2016 - Pure - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The Pure Highway 400 is a very neatly designed bit of kit, and it lives up to the company’s claims of easy installation – you can have it up and running in a matter of minutes.
From CAR Magazine:

More details of new Mercedes E-Class estate announced
25.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
This new car will include heated front seats, keyless entry and go and DAB radio.
From Car Buyer:

DAB radios must conform to new specs to get Digital Radio Tick Mark
22.07.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
In February 2016, the specification was updated for use in Europe. Manufacturers were then given a three-month transitional period where they could have their radios tested against either the old or the new specs. Now all newly accredited DAB digital radios must meet the new Europe-ready standards if they are to get the tick mark.
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