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BOSS Audio ships wireless CarPlay in July
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BOSS to Ship Elite Decks in July

BOSS Audio, which is pushing into the mid to higher end of the car audio market, announced it...

Kicker ships Warhorse car audio amplifier
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KICKER Ships Warhorse Amp

KICKER is shipping its new WXA-Series "Warhorse” Mono Amplifier to be accompanied by a line of accessories for...

Response to Mr Retail on Vehicle Specific Systems
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Response to Mr Retail on Vehicle Specific Audio Upgrades

By Ken Ward I would like to present a few points on why vehicle specific systems are good...

Spotlight Ram
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Spotlight on Jeep Grand Cherokees (Early 2000s)

By Richard Truesdell When it comes to older, high-volume platforms, few can compare with the second-generation 1999-2004 Jeep...

Directed by VOXX
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VOXX to Revamp DIRECTED Lineup

VOXX will revamp the Directed/Viper remote start lineup in a full relaunch towards the end of the year,...

New JVC decks
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JVC Intros Two New Decks

Corrected: JVC announced at KnowledgeFest in Atlantic City two new Double DIN decks with Single DIN short chassis....

The Progressive Group buys RJR and CF Marketing
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Progressive Group Acquires Another Rep, Distributor

The Progressive Group, a leading distributor and manufacturer's rep based in Grand Rapids, MI, announced the acquisition of...

MSC appoints industry veteran Jeff Smith
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MSC Appoints Industry Veteran

Press Release (UNEDITED) : MESA, AZ – MSC (www.msc-america.com), North American Distribution Partner for Audiotec Fischer, BLAM, Escort...

Elite Exec Joins Lucas Lighting
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Elite Exec Joins Lucas Lighting

Aftermarket lighting company, Lucas Lighting, announced that Jim Warren, who formerly led the Elite Distributor Alliance (EDA), has...

Trulli Wireless Subwoofer For the Car
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Trulli Wireless Subwoofer to Ship Sept.

Trulli, the company that previewed a wireless powered, enclosed subwoofer in February, said it plans to ship in...

ZZ2 Intros Head Unit, Motorcycle CarPlay
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ZZ2 Intros CarPlay Deck, Motorcycle Kit

12 volt accessory company, ZZ2, announced its first head unit is coming to the US with an unusual...

Orion Appoints Original Engineer
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Orion Announces Return of Original Engineer

Press Release (UNEDITED): PHOENIX, AZ—Orion Car Audio proudly announces the appointment of Mark Busier as the Vice President...

Kenwood Intros New Decks, Dashcams
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KENWOOD Intros New Decks, Dashcams

KENWOOD announced a new low priced CarPlay/Android Auto deck that adds a single DIN short chassis to its...

car audio installer
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What Makes a Great Installation?

By James Chevrette As 12 volt industry professionals there is an important question we should be asking ourselves,...

Are Vehicle Specific Systems Good for Retailers
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Are Vehicle Specific Audio Systems Good For Retailers?

By Mr Retail  Are vehicle specific audio systems good for dealers, or do they detract from installation business?...

Update on Auto Theft and Security Sales
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Update on Car Theft and Security

Car theft remains rampant in some pockets of the US and Canada, although it may have dropped from...

Thinkware Smart Tint
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Thinkware to Expand Into This Product

Thinkware, a leading maker of dashcams, will expand into a new category with a "Smart Tint" system for...

For Expediters: How Dealerships Think
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For Expediters: How Car Dealers Think

If you know how car dealers make their money, you can become a better expediter and win more...

Top story CEoutlook May 2024
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Top CEoutlook Story May 2024

In May new products were announced from JL Audio, DD Audio, PowerBass and others. Some good news--dashcams are...

TESLAspec Tesla accessories from Rydeen
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New Tesla Accessory Line from Rydeen

Rydeen Mobile Electronics will ship in June/July a full line of TESLA vehicle accessories including additional monitors for...