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Number Of New Cars With Built-In Ipod Connections Passes 50%

By Jonathan Kimak

It seems like cars would have already jumped onto the iPod bandwagon long ago but this year just 39% of new cars had built-in connections for mp3 players like the iPod. Next year the number of new cars with iPod connectivity is estimated at 58%.

And while that is a big step up it still seems like the car manufacturers are acting very slowly to adapt to the newer music medium. It could be they don’t want a repeat of what happened to the CD players in cars that became nearly obsolete when mp3 players came out.

On a side note, bluetooth connectivity will be featured in 82% of new cars.

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