Spotify stops its rideable vehicle device Car Thing

What you need to know

  • Spotify has discontinued its vehicle device called Car Thing.
  • This device can be attached to the center console of a vehicle for a hands-free music experience.
  • US consumers can buy a Car Thing for $50 while the Spotify summer sale lasts.

According to a report from XDA, Spotify has announced the discontinuation of its first-party hardware device made for vehicles, known as Car Thing.

Though short-lived, Spotify’s Car Thing was certainly an interesting car infotainment device. It was usually mounted around a car’s center console and featured Spotify content exclusively – in fact, a Spotify Premium subscription was required for customers to use the Car Thing.

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