by Felix Richter, Statista.com
— this post authored by Niall McCarthy
Even though music downloading and streaming services are becoming increasingly popular, there is still one place where the good old radio reigns supreme: the automobile.
According to Edison Research, 84 percent of American drivers use their AM/FM radio at least some of the time, compared to 56 percent who still use their CD player and 38 percent who listen to digital music/MP3s. Radio’s automobile stronghold is likely to erode somewhat in the future as modern stereos capable of playing digital music gain traction in newer vehicles.
This chart shows the percentage of people in the U.S. who currently ever use the following in their primary car.
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