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Listening To AM Radio Takes More Work In Some New Vehicles

Just like ash trays and hand-cranked windows,  AM radio as we know it might be going by the wayside on new vehicles. "An increasing number of electric models have dropped AM radio in what broadcasters call a worrisome shift that could spell trouble for the stations and deprive drivers of a crucial source of news in emergencies," per The New York Times. "Carmakers noted that drivers can still stream AM radio on apps and not all electric vehicles have dropped it. Hyundai, which makes electric vehicles, said in a statement that it had no plans to phase out AM radio. And some observers say the threat from electric vehicles may be overblown."

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