Amy Gilroy

Amy has been reporting on the consumer electronics industry since cellphones and compact disc players were first introduced. She's worked for numerous industry publications and was a senior editor at This Week in Consumer Electronics (TWICE) magazine for 15 years.
Rockford Harley Subwoofer kit
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Rockford Adds New Harley Subwoofer Kit

Rockford Fosgate announced its first aftermarket 800 watt, dual 10-inch subwoofer kit for late model Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The...

SiriusXM New Premium VIP Plan
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SiriusXM Adds New Top Tier Plan

SiriusXM announced a new top tier subscription plan - the Platinum VIP package.  It allows full programming for...

empty store display shortages in head units
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How Retailers Are Coping With Shortages

Retailers are starting to consider the long game in working around a lack of head units and other...

PPI Takes Dealers to SEMA Concert With Gwen Stefani
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PPI Takes Dealers to Concert at SEMA

Press Release: LAS VEGAS--  Epsilon announced a new promotion this year for its Precision Power dealers to take...

DIY Share of Car Audio
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Here’s the DIY Share of Car Audio

What's the share of the do-it-yourself (self-installed) market in car audio?  The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has...

12 Volt Dealers Closing Saturdays
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Dealers Close on Saturdays to Keep Employees Happy

Some car audio shops are closing an extra day a week or reducing hours in order to pace...

1sixty8 media
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1Sixty8 Media Expands With Rep Network

Press Release: Lehighton, PA – 1sixty8 media Inc., the digital marketing company for the 12 volt market, announced...

Race Sport Receives Patent Lighting
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Race Sport Gets Second Patent For GEN4 LED

Press Release (UNEDITED): RINGWOOD, IL – Race Sport Lighting is pleased to announce that the US Patent Office...

MasterTech Expo Car Stereo Training
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First 12 Volt Build-Off of Its Kind

One of the first professional build-off contests of its kind for the 12 volt industry will take place...

Expect More Price Increases This Fall
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Expect More 12 Volt Price Hikes

Many industry members expect to see another round of price increases this fall, even after some suppliers have...

Kenwood Honors Rick Snelson
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KENWOOD Salutes the King of Promotion

 Press Release: LONG BEACH, CA--KENWOOD USA is honored to recognize the retirement of Rick Snelson, (now previous) owner...

Metra large screen radio dash kits
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New Metra Kits Have Larger Screens

Metra Electronics is now shipping two dash kits with its largest built-in touchscreens to date. The new TurboTouch...

US Axe Sound Connection Oddball Install
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Oddball Installs: Go Beyond the Car

By Mr Retail As you may know, we asked our 12v industry for some out-of-the-box installs. Our main...

VOXX-Directed
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VOXX Reveals Directed Sales

VOXX reported a 90 percent increase in sales for its recent quarter ended in May compared to a...

SEER Award
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SEER Wins Award at Good-Guys Nationals

Press Release: Englewood, CO-- SEER by VAIS Technology was recognized at the Good-Guys Nationals with the “Best Electrical...

Elite Distributor Alliance Honors Kicker
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Elite Distributor Alliance Honors KICKER

Press Release (UNEDITED) STILLWATER, OK – KICKER® Audio is honored to announce that Elite Distributor Alliance has awarded...

Precision Power Saddle Bag Audio
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Unusual Saddle Bag Audio From Precision Power

Epsilon Electronics is entering the motorcycle audio market under the Precision Power brand with a unique saddle bag...

MSC car audio training
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MSC Launches Training Seminars

Press Release: MSC, distributor of brands including BLAM, Brax and Helix, kicked off its "MSC Rocks the Desert"...

Get Ready for More Stimulus
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More Gov’t Payments Due This Week

Many families with children will begin receiving a child tax credit on July 15, which could mean another...

SSR Distributors
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SSR Distributors to Open Dallas Location

Press Release: HOUSTON-- SSR Distributors based here will open a second location.  The new facility in Dallas, TX...