Detroit’s Outsized Car Radio Connection: Where We Are Now


Five years ago, the last DASH conference — a Detroit event from Jacobs Media and Streamline Publishing — was staged. It offered a “survival guide” for radio broadcasters on the connected car.

Today, as the U.S. celebrates “National Radio Day” and WWJ-AM 950’s 100th anniversary in Detroit is observed, its success on a frequency it has had since March 1941 continues despite ongoing worries that the “Radio” will be forever lost as in-vehicle entertainment-filled dashboards become commonplace across all cars and trucks.

What’s the view on radio’s presence in the car from Fred Jacobs?

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