Not too long ago we saw a compact flash slot in the 2007 Infinity G35 and now the trend continues into more “affordable” autos. Now appearing in Honda’s new CR-V EX-L model with the optional navigation system, this MP3 player will set you back thirty grand. There are no specifics on Honda’s website but we do know that it will play MP3 and WMA audio files. The slot appears to be a standard PCMCIA with a CF card adapted, so possibly other memory can be used.
The auto industry is always slow to implement new audio technologies, but it is starting to move in the right direction. Before you know it, proud Kia owners will have memory slots of their own.