Ford Motor Company Backpeddles on Decision to Remove AM Radio in Newer Model Vehicles

Ford Motor Company Reverses Course on Removing AM Radio in Newer Model Vehicles

In a surprising turn of events, Ford Motor Company has decided to backtrack on its plans to eliminate AM radio from newer model vehicles. The company’s decision comes in response to mounting pressure from Congress and the introduction of a bill advocating for the inclusion of AM radio in all new vehicles, proposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This move showcases the power of public opinion and the vital role AM radio continues to play in our daily lives.

Gimme Radio Calls it Quits

NASHVILLE-based internet audio channel GIMME RADIO will be shutting down, effective APRIL 29th, after six years of operation. According to a report in the NASHVILLE BUSINESS JOURNAL, and an APRIL 10th “epitaph” blog post on MEDIUM from company CEO TYLER LENANE, the company’s revenues of $1 million a year were not sufficient to sustain the operation, which has six full-time employees. This despite generating $6 million from investors, including iHEARTMEDIA, in a funding round disclosed in late 2021.

Brantley Gilbert on Going Sober

Brantley Gilbert on Country Music News Blog

Brantley Gilbert Tells Apple Music About Latest Album ‘So Help Me God,’ Writing “Heaven By Then,” Getting Sober and More. Brantley Gilbert joins Today’s Country Radio with Kelleigh Bannen for a charming and candid look at his latest album ‘So Help Me God.’ Gilbert shares the story of the late night karaoke outing with HARDY that lead to his collaboration with personal heroes Blake Shelton and Vince Gill on “Heaven By Then.” He and Kelleigh also dig into Gilbert’s journey through recovery from alcohol abuse and the inspiration for the album closer “So Help Me God.”