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Prima-Forza
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Audison Ships Flagship Prima DSP/Amp

Audison (Elettromedia) is shipping its highest powered Prima DSP/amplifier, which is called the Forza. DSP/amplifiers are a relatively...

Honda CES 2019
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New Car Tech From Honda

Honda is bringing new infotainment and radio technology to CES 2019. The company will debut a system that...

Audi-Disney
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CES: Car Entertainment From Disney

Audi is calling it "a new type of media" for the autonomous car.  It's an entertainment system to...

Qobuz
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Another Boost for Hi-Res Audio

Hi-Res Audio streaming music service Qobuz recently announced US pricing, bringing it a step closer to its planned...

Pioneer-logo-2017
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Pioneer is Sold to Hong Kong Firm

Pioneer Corporation announced it will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Baring Private Equity Asia, based in Hong...

Italia-HIFi car speakers
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New Car Audio Brand Enters USA

Italian maker of car audio products, CVD Audio, is an OEM supplier to US audio brands that is...

Thinkware M1 dashcam
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New Unique Dashcams From Thinkware

Thinkware recently announced two dashcams that are among the first of their kind. A new Motorsport Cam M1...

Alexa-logo
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Kenwood, JVC to Show Alexa Radios

Kenwood USA and JVC Mobile Entertainment will show at CES in January several Alexa car radios under each...

Continental intelligent door
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Passive Keyless Entry in 2021

Most of us love that car doors can unlock without our digging into pockets for keys.  But new...

Walmart Motorsports audio section
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Walmart Adds Motorsports Section

Walmart launched in October its first marine/motorsports audio section, and is in the process of rolling it out...

BOSS-LXA5 Alexa radio any car
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New Plans For Alexa Deck For Aftermarket

BOSS Audio Systems said it will ship at the end of the first quarter 2019 a newly redesigned...

car audio amplifier
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Amplifiers Get Reprieve

President Trump agreed to hold steady for 90 days the tariff rate on $200 billion in Chinese goods...

echo-auto
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Amazon Intros Auto Echo For Car

Amazon will introduce its own Echo Dot for the car to be called Echo Auto.   Users can pre-order...

Viper-4105V tariff 12 volt
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Still More Price Increases From 12 Volt Suppliers

More 12 volt suppliers are announcing price increases, even as they await signals today on whether President Trump...

Morel Virtus-Nano-Carbon-3-way-
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Morel Ships New Ultra Slim Speakers

Morel is shipping new shallow mount high end speakers using carbon fiber cones in 2-way and 3-way configurations....

Waylens 4G dashcam
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Finally This Dashcam Ships to Dealers

It's been a long wait, but the new Waylens 360 dashcam with a 4G connection is now available...

Clarion-JL-Audio
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JL Names New Clarion Marine Distributor

 MIRAMAR, FL – JL Audio announced it has entered into a contract with Seawide Distribution as its sole...

China tarrifs
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Trump Reaffirms 25 Percent Tariff Plans

President Trump expects to carry out his administration's plans to raise the tariff level on many Chinese goods,...

Power-Acoustik-10-inch-radio
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New Super Large 10-Inch Deck

Power Acoustik, an Epsilon brand, will ship early next year a double DIN radio with a 10.6-inch display...

Certified-Autosound-Chris Cope
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Playbook of a Young Car Audio Retailer

At 29, this retailer has just opened his fourth store in BC Canada.  He co-owns the chain that...