Car News

Kingpin Car Audio
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How to Open a Car Audio Shop

An award-winning retailer and 12 volt trainer will offer a class next year on how to set up...

Nakamichi car audio
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Nakamichi Brand Returns to US

The Nakamichi brand is returning to the US with a line of car audio products that include a...

multimedia deck top grossing
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Top Multimedia Deck So Far 2019

Below are the top 5 aftermarket AV/receivers (with or without navigation) in the U.S. based on dollar sales...

CTA
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Wow. Hottest CE Product of 2019

The consumer tech category that will see the greatest jump in sales this year, according to new data...

SQL-Audio
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New Sound Dampening Startup

SQL Audio is a new sound dampening company launched by Chris Cope, owner of 3-store Canadian chain Certified...

Pioneer-European-deck
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Head Unit Sales Overseas

Head unit sales are dropping off a cliff in Europe, in contrast to the US, where head unit...

Clarion logo
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Update on Clarion

When Clarion car audio sales ceased in the US three years ago, its online sales continued.  But to...

Atrend sealed box amp
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Atrend Ships Its First Amp (Sealed Box Amp)

Atrend is shipping its first amplifier under the Atrend brand-- a sealed box model, rated at 336 watts...

Ken Ward Educar Training
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Which DSP Do I Use When?

With all the different types of digital signal processors (DSPs) on the market, how do you know which...

The Wholesale House diversifies
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12 Volt Distributors Diversify

Not only retailers but also distributors are diversifying as car audio, for some businesses, becomes part of a...

eye-tracking
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OEMs Add Even More Cameras

Car makers are rapidly moving beyond the singular backup camera or even blind spot cameras to new in-cabin...

Alpine-X308U
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Alpine Ships New Mechless Decks

Alpine Electronics of America announced two new mechless  (no CD/DVD) universal navigation decks with Apple CarPlay and Android...

Mark Miller & Family
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Retail Opinion: Cheap Ways to Fix Your Store

By Mark Miller Based on the success of our last editorial, we have decided to do a series...

ELEV8 floating radio
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AAMP Intros Another Floating Radio

Stinger (AAMP Global) announced it will offer a new version of its ELEV8 "floating" 8-inch radio this quarter....

TARIFFS
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Suppliers May Now Apply for Tariff Exceptions

Suppliers, when you are finished closing out the month and the first half of the year, look to...

Auto Theft
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Car Thefts on Rise Since 2013/2014

It's not like the 1990s, but motor vehicle thefts have been on the rise in recent years.   In...

Jaguar Sensory Steering Wheel
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New Type of OEM Steering Wheel Control

A steering wheel has been developed that can warn drivers of an upcoming navigation turn. Announced by Jaguar...

Andy-Wehmeyer on car audio
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Stop Selling 90’s Audio

By Andy Wehmeyer What if I told you that delivering high end audio performance could be the most...

higher prices coming
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More Price Increases Due in July

New price increases are due July 1 on car audio products including amplifiers made in China, due to...

Radar Mirror
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The Story Behind Radar Mirror

Radar Mirror owner Scott Wheeler based in Frisco, TX is not your average 12 volt entrepreneur.  His day...