Aupeo - a German Pandora - to close down
By James Cridland for media.info
Posted 30 October 2016, 7.10pm edt
Aupeo - or, to give it its proper capitalisation, AUPEO! - will close at the end of November, it's been announced.
Aupeo was a similar service to Pandora, and allowed users to choose "radio" channels based on their music likes and dislikes. The service also included some third-party audio, like news, weather and other content. It was available for a monthly fee, and installable into many different auto manufacturer entertainment systems.
Users of the service have been sent an email, reading:
This notice does not pertain to drivers of Audi vehicles.
This notice also appears on their website.
Aupeo was launched in 2008, and was acquired by Panasonic in 2013 for their car infotainment business. I blogged about it in 2011. Their blog has been dormant since January 2014, but I understand the product was installed in over 2m cars from a set of different brand names.
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