The Evolution of Car Audio – 1922 to Present Day | Infographic

Car audio has evolved a lot since 1922, when the only way to listen to music in your car was via the radio.

Chevrolet introduced the first car radio in 1922 for $200. The antenna covered the whole of the car’s roof and the batteries could hardly fit underneath the front seat. The two huge speakers which were attached behind the seat were also a huge inconvenience.

Now, we have internet radio, satellite radio, electrical, Bluetooth connectors for portable media players as well as in-dash slots for memory cards which are all competing with the CD and FM radio.

Check out this infographic to find out how we got to where we are today.

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Car Audio Timeline

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