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New DAB models from Pure shown at IFA
WorldDAB Members News - 19.09.2017 - Pure - Germany - Germany
At the IFA trade show this year, digital radio specialist Pure displayed a trio of new radios, the "Siesta Rise S", "Pop Midi S" and "Pop Maxi S". All three devices are FM/DAB+ Duo solutions from Radiowecker, via a portable small variant, to the compact model for the domestic four walls.
From Digital Fernsehen:

Geneva Labs brings digital and Analog Radio Alongside Bluetooth Streaming in an eye-catching package
18.09.2017 - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Back in July I reviewed the gorgeous Swiss-designed Geneva Touring radio with its FM/DAB tuner and Bluetooth capability. This month it's the turn of the Geneva Classic S radio which also features dual FM/DAB tuner and a Bluetooth input. The Classic S ...
From Forbes:

Termination of FM has not affected listening
18.09.2017 - Norway - Norway
The radio audience reaches the same levels as before the start of the FM shutdown in January 2017. The first Norwegian regions that have made the transition from FM to digital already show strong audience levels.
From La Lettre Pro:

FM in Norway is dead, long live DAB
18.09.2017 - Norway - Norway
Norway, the first country to switch off FM radio to move 100 per cent to DAB, has reported that the first region to have made the radical change, Nordland County, has said viewing figures have remained the same while advertising has risen.
From TVB Europe:

Radio listening in Nordland now at same level as before FM shutdown
18.09.2017 - Norway - Norway - Germany - Germany
In 2017, Norwegian radio will be moving from analogue to digital technology. The conversion to digital radio is done regionally. In the administrative region of Nordland, the first region in which the FM stations were switched off, listeners are currently reaching the same values ​​as 2016: in the second quarter of 2017, 64.2% of the population of Northern Germany listened to radio, compared with 64.8% in the second Quarter 2016.
From Digital Radio Norway:

Simplified Ford Mondeo range defined by sportiness and luxury
18.09.2017
All five models have navigation, DAB, autonomous braking to mitigate or avoid low-speed collisions at under 31mph, front/rear parking sensors and cruise control with speed limiter as standard. ST-Line series introduce extras including front, rear and side body styling, lowered sports suspension, Ford Power start button and darkened headliner. Privacy glass and 19in rock metallic alloy wheels are added on the ST-Line Edition.
From Automotive World :

Digital radio Norway: Nationwide radio is a lucky figure in southern Norway and western Norway
18.09.2017 - Norway - Norway
Today it was historically quiet at FM in Sogn and Fjordane, Hordaland, Rogaland, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder. Now all nationwide radio broadcasts are on DAB and other digital platforms. "This means more channels and a larger radio offer for all those living here," says Ole Jørgen Torvmark, Director of Digital Radio Norway.
From nyhetsrommet.no:

Ford streamlines and lowers cost of Mondeo range
18.09.2017
Each model comes with DAB digital radio, satellite navigation, emergency autonomous braking, front and rear parking sensors, and cruise control with a speed limiter.
From Car Keys:

Ford Mondeo Range defined by luxury
18.09.2017
All five models have navigation, DAB, autonomous braking to mitigate or avoid low-speed collisions at under 31mph, front/rear parking sensors and cruise control with speed limiter as standard.
From FleetPoint:

Volkswagen Golf GTE
17.09.2017
The GTE comes with a good amount of kit as standard. In addition, you get DAB radio and as Bluetooth connectivity.
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