Italy - Automotive - History

30.10.2018

As at June 2018:

  • 46% of new cars in Italy now come with DAB+ as standard, and most automotive brands now offer DAB+ as an option (up from 28% in Q2 2017).
  • TPEG Traffic and Travel services are operated by InfoBlu, the Italian leader in traffic management and TISA member. Two TPEG networks are on air for test purposes (Euro DAB Italia and Rai Way).
  • 92% of 1st level roads in Italy are covered by a DAB+ signal.

 

18.04.2018

As at June 2017:

  • 28% of new cars in Italy now come with DAB+ as standard, and most automotive brands now offer DAB+ as an option
  • TPEG Traffic and Travel services are operated by InfoBlu, the Italian leader in traffic management and TISA member. Two TPEG networks are on air for test purposes (Euro DAB Italia and Rai Way).
  • 75% of 1st level roads in Italy are covered by a DAB+ signal.

 

06.04.2017
Listening in car

October 2015. Italy: 7% of daily radio listeners (34.9 milion listeners in an average day) are listening to DAB in the car, this equates to approximately 2.5 milion cars (Source GFK Ipsos research Come Afferrare Prometeo).

DAB+ as standard

As of June 2016 in Italy, DAB radio is available in 54% of new cars – primarily as an option. Drivers can now receive DAB+ receivers fitted as standard in the following vehicles: Honda models: CR-V 2015, Civic 5porte 2015, Civic Type R e Civic Tourer 2015; Jeep models: Grand Cherokee and Cherokee 2015; Lexus models: GS Hybrid and LS Hybrid; Ford models: S-Max Titanium Business, Kuga Business, Mondeo Business and FocusST; models: Quashquai, Pulsar and Altea;  Fiat models: 500L, 500X Off Road look and City look; Alfa Romeo model Giulietta; Renault Twingo; Volkswagen Touareg; Toyota Prius Plus Hybrid; Kia models: Rio and Sorento; Hyundai Genesis. 

DAB+ as an option

All of the following car brands' models come with DAB+ as an option: Volkswagen, Skoda, Seat, Volvo, Mercedes, Land Rover, Mini, Citroen, Lexus, Jeep, BMW, Honda, Opel. The price ranges from €110 to €400.

TPEG

TPEG (Traffic and Travel) services are operated by InfoBlu, the Italian leader in traffic management and TISA member. Two TPEG networks are on air for test purposes (Euro DAB Italia and Rai Way).

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles promotions (July 2015)

FCA Group offers of UConnect radio DAB in Italy during July 2015

Alfa Romeo – Giulietta, all optionals included for models ready to delivery (pronta consegna):

http://www.digitalradio.it/blog/a-luglio-la-rossa-giulietta-con-la-digitalradio-in-omaggio/

All versions of Jeep, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee come with DAB:

http://carconfigurator.jeep.com/it_IT/cherokee/

Cherokee catalogue

http://carconfigurator.jeep.com/it_IT/grand-cherokee/

Fiat 500 offers until 31/07/2015 on all models

http://www.fiat.it/it/promozioni

500Lounge/500C configuration to showing all audio OPT offered and prices

new Fiat500 catalog, pages 25 and 79 regarding DAB

other Fiat models with DAB, found by forming different configurations on the website

Fiat promotion including DAB+ digital radio March 2016

Fiat promotion including DAB+ digital radio February 2014

 Nissan promotions including DAB+ digital radio

 

 

Ypsilison promotion including DAB+ radio