I have said before that for HD Radio to succeed it must be in every radio. It shouldn’t be a choice for consumers to make, especially one that carries an extra cost.
We’re getting closer. Volvo will include HD Radio as standard in all but one of its models in 2009. See:
Good step in the right direction.
So who’s next to offer HD Radio as standard on all its models? I’m sure it’s the last thing on the minds of the financially troubled US auto makers. Lincoln, Ford, Audi and Mercury offer it as standard on some models.