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Oracle LED kit
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‘Street Legal’ LED Conversion Kit

Oracle Lighting is shipping what it calls the only DOT compliant "street legal" LED headlight conversion kit. The...

NAV-TV-Secure-a-Key
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NAV-TV Intros Anti-Relay Attack Device

NAV-TV is entering the car security market with a small device that guards against relay attacks on vehicles....

NAV-TV MDAS9
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NAV-TV Broadens Launch of ADAS

NAV-TV has moved from the test phase for its crash warning/DVR into a broad launch of the product,...

Best Buy car audio dept
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Best Buy Seeks New Connected Car Buyer

Best Buy is actively looking for a new Connected Car Buyer following the departure of Josh Koch this...

Crutchfield top dealer
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Top Car Audio Dealers: TWICE 100

TWICE magazine's Top 100 CE Retailers Report for 2019 listed about seven car audio & electronics dealers that...

car stereo installer Cartronix, IN
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With Apologies to 12V Specialists

On Wednesday, we stated that the traditional aftermarket car audio categories such as head units, amplifiers and speakers...

JL Audio M3 marine speakers
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JL Audio Intros Value Marine Line

JL Audio announced a new M3 series of “more affordable” premium marine speakers and subwoofers with optional RGB...

Custom radar detector tips
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Update on Custom Radar

As traditional car audio shrinks, more retailers are turning to custom installed radar detectors to widen their product...

VOXX Car video Price is Right
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VOXX to Appear on Price is Right

A VOXX rear seat video system will be one of the prizes on The Price is Right, June...

CarPlay-iOS13
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Apple Reveals New iOS 13 CarPlay Look

Apple Monday provided a first glimpse of iOS 13 due this fall, giving CarPlay and Apple Maps a...

Mexican tariffs
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Mexican Tariffs and You

The tariffs announced by President Trump on Mexican goods may have an indirect impact on the car audio...

Today Show
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Retailer Visited by The Today Show

Pete Muller, a former VOXX manager who opened a Tint World shop, is so skilled at public relations,...

Gen Z
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Beyond Millennials, Meet Gen Z

Millennials are getting older, making way for the next wave of consumers and workers, called Gen Z.  These...

Kenwood-DNR876S
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Mechless Goes Mainstream

In a reversal of the CD wave that carried the car audio market for more than 15 years,...

Alpine-Halo9-ILX-F309
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Kenwood, Alpine, Rockford Raise Prices Citing Tariffs

Kenwood USA , Alpine Electronics and Rockford Corporation will raise prices on select 12 volt products effective June...

Ford-CarPlay-Sync3
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Consumer Reports Has New Rating for Radios

Consumer Reports recently rated factory radios by a new standard—the degree of “no phone contact needed” while making...

JK-Automotive-hot rod fabrication
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Trending: Hot Rod Fabrication

One of the most popular classes at KnowledgeFest this year is not your typical car audio class, instead...

Westminster Speed & Sound
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Editorial: Time For Car Audio to Raise its Game

Editorial: By Mark Miller, Owner of Westminster Speed & Sound, Westminster, MD I have been blessed to work...

Spotify-car-thing
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Spotify Explains its ‘Car Thing’ Device

Spotify recently posted a blog responding to rumors it will launch its own in-car streaming device.  Spotify said...

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...