Ford decides to keep AM radio on 2024 models, will restore AM on two electric vehicles from 2023

The company faced pressure from lawmakers concerned about keeping emergency alerts that sound on AM stations.

DETROIT — Owners of new Ford vehicles will be able to tune in to AM radio in their cars, trucks and SUVs after all.

CEO Jim Farley wrote in social media postings Tuesday that the company is reversing a decision to scrub the band after speaking with government policy leaders who are concerned about keeping emergency alerts that often are sounded on AM stations.

“We’ve decided to include it on all 2024 Ford and Lincoln vehicles,” Farley wrote on Twitter. “For any owners of Ford’s EVs without AM

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