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Garmin reports full year 2023 revenue
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Garmin Reports JL Audio Revenue

Garmin reported its full calendar year 2023 financial results, which include revenue for JL Audio. JL Audio revenue...

Stinger Names Director of Audio
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Stinger Names New Director of Audio

Stinger (formerly AAMP Global) announced the appointment of Gary Bell as the new Director of Audio. With over...

Suppliers join new CTA car amplifier standard
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New 12V Amp Standard Joined by These Brands

A number of amplifiers have been certified under the new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) amplifier power standard that...

Morel audio system specifically for Ford Bronco
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Morel’s Full Bronco Audio Kit

Morel offered more details on its first full vehicle specific audio kit at KnowledgeFest in Las Vegas.  ...

Trulli TD200 Thin Driver speaker
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Trulli Debuts Unique Car Audio Driver; Wireless Sub Box

Trulli, a 7-year old audio company, showed at KnowledgeFest an unusual type of 10-inch cone-less speaker. Its magnet...

Spotlight on older Ram Trucks for car audio
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Spotlight on Older Rams

By Richard Truesdell With truck prices through the roof, it makes sense to hold onto one's vehicle longer...

Cicada FLX motorcycle amplifiers
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Cicada Intros New Compact Motorcycle Amps

Cicada, the motorcycle audio company which launched in 2021, showed at KnowledgeFest a new line of compact amplifiers...

AlpsAlpine JVCKENWOOD quarterly sales
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JVCKENWOOD, Alps Alpine Report Sales

JVCKENWOOD and Alps Alpine reported sales for the first three quarters of their financial year, which ends March...

Diamond Harley Radio
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Details on Diamond’s Harley Deck

Diamond Audio announced new details on its wireless CarPlay/Android Auto Harley replacement radios, the first of which is...

Rydeen streaming mirror
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Rydeen Intros Streaming Mirror

Rydeen Mobile announced a new streaming rear view replacement mirror with an ultra bright display. The 8.2-inch mirror...

Hertz Entry Level Amplifiers
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Hertz Ships Entry Level Amps

Hertz showed at KnowledgeFest in Las Vegas, a new line of entry level amplifiers that are shipping now....

Gladen Fit 3D Printer/Speaker program
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Orca Launches 3D Printing Program for Speakers

Orca Design & Manufacturing, which distributes brands including Gladen, has launched a unique program where Orca ships Gladen...

VOXX Enters Leather Seating
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VOXX Enters Leather Seating

VOXX announced it has entered the leather seating market under the Rosen brand. The new line is called...

Installer of the Year, MEA Magazine
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MEA Industry Award Winners Announced

The Mobile Electronics Association presented its annual industry awards in Las Vegas Sunday evening at KnowledgeFest to a...

Brett Phelps GoFundMe
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Industry Helps Critically Injured Brett Phelps

A popular and well respected manufacturer’s rep, Brett Phelps, of The Progressive Group, was critically injured last week....

Top story January 2024
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Top CEoutlook Story January 2024

The car audio market saw the introduction of some key new 12 volt products in January including Uniden's...

Honda Accord CarPlay update
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Honda Issues Retrofit CarPlay Update

Honda announced it is offering a software update that upgrades wired CarPlay/Android Auto to wireless. Owners must visit...

Lucas Automotive enters US battery market
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Lucas Automotive Enters US Battery Market

Lucas Automotive NA, a subsidiary of Lucas Lighting, announced it has entered the US automotive battery market. Its...

Elettromedia Marine names Brian Power VP
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Former JL Exec Joins Hertz/Audison Marine

Elettromedia announced the appointment of Brian Power as Vice President of its Marine Division, which includes both the...

Blaupunkt e-Bike
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Should You Sell E-Bikes?

Is the e-bike (electric bike) a good side category for car audio retailers?  Blaupunkt says it is. Blaupunkt...