May 22, 2023 Press Release

Automakers, Tech Oppose AM Radio Mandate

Washington, DC - Alliance for Automotive Innovation joined Consumer Technology Association (CTA), Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) and TechNet in a new letter to Congress opposing a proposal to mandate analog AM radio in new vehicles.

The letter noted that requiring manufacturers to use a particular technology will slow innovation.

The organizations also highlighted several alternative forms of emergency communication – such as Wireless Emergency Alerts, the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, and digital audio broadcasting.

Read the joint letter HERE.