The dash to the Model S for streaming music, navigation and more. Photo by: Tesla Motors / YouTube
The dash to the Model S for streaming music, navigation and more. Photo by: Tesla Motors / YouTube

Audio Automation Coming Soon to Tesla Vehicles

Elon Musk and Tesla Motors are reviewing options to see the best method to deliver music during the driving experience.

The company has reported to have been in talks with major music labels to provide their own brand of streaming music in the vehicles.

One of the brilliant pieces of Musk’s career has been his use of automation. He could decide to go with a traditional route and integrate the most common streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, and Google Play with the Tesla products.

If Musk and Tesla Motors do decide to go after their own brand of audio streaming, I strongly suggest they look at the podcast market. Neilson reported: 45% of U.S. podcast listeners live in households earning $250k or more.

For music streaming, it would be interesting to focus on local music from from where the car sells the most often in places like Washington State, California, Washington D.C. and other cities around the globe. Create stations around each major city, sell advertisements along with the radio time. Use the money from advertisements to lower costs on the vehicles. (These are all suggestions, but I would support a streaming service if it brought down my monthly car payment long-term.)

Find out more on the Model 3, Tesla Motors’ latest product that will cost near $35,000.

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