Ford Dumping Car CD Players

New Focus models will offer digital options instead

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 27, 2011 10:10 AM CDT

(Newser) – Consumers have already started ditching CDs for digital music, and now the auto industry may be catching up. Ford is planning to scrap CD players in its new models, the Daily Mail reports. In the newest Focus model, a USB plug will allow drivers to use their digital music players. In addition, the Sync "infotainment hub" will allow other music libraries to be accessed via the Internet—meaning drivers could have access to their music on Spotify or Apple's iCloud. Of course, this development may upset the "oldsters" who still like CDs...

Bye-bye, CD player...
Bye-bye, CD player...   (©~!)
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