Acast gets podcasts into new Ford cars

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Acast is getting podcasts into new Ford cars: announced at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, the product “offers offline downloads and an intelligent recommendation engine analyses commute times to suggest podcasts which best fit journey length”. Radioplayer will also be available on the new version.

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