Car News

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Best Buy Plan Erases 12 Volt Install Fees

Best Buy is launching nationwide this week a program that will render a “deck and four” and lots...

CarPlay
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A Rare Glitch With Apple CarPlay

Some dealers and consumers are reporting a recent glitch using Apple CarPlay with certain iPhones that have been...

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The Next Hot 12 Volt Accessory Gets Boost

Wireless Qi charging pads just got a boost with Scosche announcing it will ship new made-to-fit pads for...

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Leading Car Audio Dealer Adds Golf Carts

Feature Story: Roger’s Sound in South Carolina, a car audio chain with 3 stores, entered the golf cart...

Lucas Frank joins Brandmotion
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Chrysler Exec to Help Lead 12 Volt Brand

The former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Director of Planning, Lucas Frank, has joined Brandmotion. Frank will serve Brandmotion...

5G-Qualcomm
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5G Battle in the Car Escalates

A battle between WiFi and 5G in the car is now in full swing, reported the Wall Street...

A Problem With DSP

As few as 10 to 20 percent of car audio dealers are comfortable working with digital signal processing...

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Pioneer Ships 3 Super Decks Next Week

Feature Story--Pioneer will ship within a week, the first car radios in the industry to include both wireless...

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Pioneer Sees Dip in OEM Navigation

Pioneer announced further declines in sales and profits due in part to lower sales of navigation systems to...

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Best Selling Car Radio Through March

The top selling car radio of any type in dollar sales to consumers was a Pioneer AVH2330NEX in...

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More Cities Adopt This New Car Tech

Audi announced that its expanding its ability to tie into traffic lights to 9 new cities in addition...

Android-Auto-UI
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Google Announces New Android Auto Features

Users of Android Auto will soon get new features, said Google at its Google iO developers conference this...

62 kids backup
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Backup Cams Are the Law; Now What?

As of May 1, backup cameras are required by law in new cars.  Local TV stations are running...

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Alpine US Aftermarket Sales Up for the Year

Alpine reported its full year US sales rose 3.8 percent over a year earlier, with gains in both...

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CRUX Android Auto Interface Ships

  CRUX Interfacing Solutions launched its new line of interfaces that can add both Android Auto and CarPlay...

Autocraft NYC
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When Your 12V Shop Rent is $16K a Month

Feature Story: One of the last car audio shops standing in the heart of high-rent New York City,...

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State of the Art Marine Radios From Fusion

Fusion announced  a new marine radio, which it calls the first to offer a one-piece glass touchscreen display...

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NAV-TV Tackles Ford B&O and Revel Systems

Feature Story: NAV-TV Corp. says it is first to market with an aftermarket A2B interface for Ford and Lincoln...

in-car wireless charging cradles
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12 Volt Chains Add This Accessory

Feature Story: Two years ago it was hard to sell a wireless charger for the car but now...

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Distributor Exits Car Audio

CPS Distributors, based in Kansas City, MO will exit the car audio retail market May 1 in favor...