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.
Hyundai car air filter
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A New Radio Tie-In Announced

Hyundai has developed a new in-cabin car feature that it expects to tie into its car radios. The...

Stinger RGB marine BT controller
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Stinger Adds Powersports Bluetooth LED Control

Press Release: CLEARWATER, FL — Today, Stinger, designer and manufacturer of high-performance audio accessories, infotainment solutions, and audio...

Samsung-S10 5G
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Samsung Releases 5G Phone; Now What?

The first 5G smartphone from Samsung went on sale this week in the US, prompting us to look...

Stinger ELEV8 cra radio
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AAMP’s 8-Inch Radio Gets Wide Launch

AAMP Global's first car radio, an 8-inch model with a floating screen, is now available to all Stinger...

Kenwood-2019-radios
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Kenwood Ships 7-Inch Flagship Radios

KENWOOD USA is about to ship its 7-inch all-wireless CarPlay/Android Auto radios, originally delayed by the bankruptcy of...

Onkyo purchased Sound United
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Directed’s Sister Company Buys Onkyo

Sound United, part of DEI Holdings, which also owns Directed, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo’s consumer...

Metra kits for Pioneer
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Metra Ships Kits for Pioneer

Metra Electronics is shipping two new dash kits made exclusively for Pioneer's new 8-inch "floating screen" radios.  These...

MTI Acoustics car speaker boxes
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Kick Ass Speaker Boxes From Texas

MTI Acoustics is making the jump from a boutique, direct-to-customer seller of car speaker enclosures to a national...

three car audio distributor announcements
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Three Overdue Distributor Updates

Here are three distributor updates, including two important announcements in car audio distribution that occurred in the past...

Brandmotion Freedom Charge MAX
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Brandmotion Wireless Charging Pad Complements CarPlay

Press Release (edited): SOUTHFIELD, MI – Brandmotion LLC,  supplier of advanced safety systems for the automotive aftermarket, has...

Alpine-JVCKenwood
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JVCKenwood, Alpine Report Full Year Results

JVCKenwood saw higher sales and profits for its full fiscal year 2018 which ended in April. Alpine, which...

SSV-Works-Polaris-RZ4-F65
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SSV Works Ships RZR Kick Panel Pods

Press Release (Edited): OXNARD, CA – SSV Works (www.ssvworks.com) announced it is shipping new kick panel pods for...

Google Assistant Driving Mode
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Google Shifts its Car-Phone Strategy

Google has scrapped its Android Auto app for phones and replaced it with an updated Google Assistant app...

Alpine-PSU-300TND amplifier Toyota
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Alpine Ships Toyota Truck Amps

 Press Release (Unedited): Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping three new powered sound systems for select...

12 Volt Tariffs
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12 Volt Prepares for Tariff Gut Punch

12 volt suppliers are in mixed stages of preparedness for a possible tariff hike on many Chinese electronics...

Arc Audio Aggieland SQOLOGY
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ARC Audio Wins at Aggieland VII

Press Release: Modesto CA –The ARC Audio Sound Quality Competition Team made an appearance at the SQOLOGY Aggieland...

Android Auto
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Meet the New Android Auto

Google announced a full overhaul of its Android Auto interface, which will roll out this summer to all...

Boss Audio marine
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BOSS Adds to Marine Lineup

Press Release (Edited): OXNARD, CA– BOSS Audio Systems (www.bossaudio.com)  is shipping two new additions to its marine audio...

Crimestopper Omega
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Update on Crimestopper Joining Omega

Press Release (Edited): DOUGLASVILLE, GA – Omega Research & Development Technologies has now fully integrated Crimestopper into its...

12 volt distributor Velocity
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New 12 Volt Distributor Launches

Velocity is a new Houston-based car audio distributor founded in January, which has already secured leading brands including...