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New campaign to promote digital radio in Italy
WorldDAB Members News - 23.05.2016 - Club DAB Italia - Italy - Italy
A new marketing campaign has launched in Italy over the next three weeks to help promote digital radio. The advert will be broadcast on both national and local commercial radio stations and coordinated marketing activities involve 12 national broadcasters. With more than 1,000 commercials the campaign will have a coverage of over 23 million listeners.
From Prima:

Toyota's Prius moves up a gear for 2016
23.05.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
That improved specifications for the car now include 7inch touchscreen infotainment/sat nav with DAB radio and text-to-speech function, rear view camera, keyless entry and start plus much more.
From Manchester Evening News:

Fiat 500X 1.4 MultiAir Pop Star review
23.05.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The premium model includes 6.5in touchscreen with DAB Radio, Bluetooth, SD Card slot and Satellite Navigation.
From Oldham Chronicle:

Audi A3 e-Tron new car review
23.05.2016 - Australia - Australia
The e-Tron comes with full leather trim, satellite-navigation, digital radio tuning and LED headlights.
From Drive.com:

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport review
23.05.2016 - Australia - Australia
Standard features include digital radio, forward collision mitigation reverse, side and front cameras, heated/electric front seats, electric park brake, roof-mounted DVD, push-button ignition, leather seats and eight-speaker stereo.
From Behind the Wheel:

Hyundai Tucson 2.0
23.05.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
A new DAB+ digital radio with six audio speakers is standard across the range. Further connectivity is provided through USB and AUX connections in the centre console.
From Eurekar:

UK: digital radio heard by 57 percent of population
23.05.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Rajar reports as the total number of adults who claim to own a DAB radio, up 14 percent year-on-year. According to the report, DAB leads in the total digital listening hours, with an estimated 310 million hours on a weekly basis. DAB also leads in the share of all digital radio listening, comprising 30.9 percent of the total 44.1 percent of listening done through a digital platform; DTV earned 5.4 percent, while 7.8 percent listened online or through an app.
From Radio World:

DAB+ coming to London with Switchdigital
23.05.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
London II multiplex owner Switchdigital is looking for radio broadcasters interested in having a DAB+ service in the capital to get in touch. Using the efficiencies of DAB+ technology, Switchdigital, with assistance from its transmission partner Arqiva and Factum Radioscape, will create London’s first permanent stereo-quality DAB+ radio channel.
From Radio Today:

Jaguar XE R-Sport
22.05.2016 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
R-Sport trim also boasts a bespoke steering wheel, leather upholstery, drive -mode selector, digital radio, Bluetooth, automatic lights and wipers and keyless entry and ignition.
From Eurekar:

Citroen C4 Cactus review
21.05.2016 - Australia - Australia
The car comes as standard with digital radio and quite good speakers.
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