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Is the Stimulus boosting 12 volt sales
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12V Sales: Is the Stimulus Working?

Based on many interviews and postings on the Mobile Electronics Syndicate, it appears this latest round of stimulus...

Best Buy Beta Debuts
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Best Buy Pilots New Program

Best Buy is offering a pilot program called Best Buy Beta that rivals some of Amazon Prime features...

chip shortage
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 Will Congress Help With Chip Shortages?

The auto industry is getting serious about asking Congress for help with chip supply. But what about help...

Tesla Model 3 EV's Impact Car Audio
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Electric Vehicles Will Impact 12V Market

Electric vehicles are gaining in popularity, and car audio companies are beginning to take note. The EV or...

More car stereo companies raising prices
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More Price Hikes Hit April 1

Even more companies raised prices effective April 1 as a result of the rising costs of shipping, materials...

Wavtech Expands into Car Audio
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Wavtech Expands Into High End Audio

Wāvtech, the maker of car audio OEM integration and processors, has been named the exclusive master distributor of...

One Apus Ship Accidents at Sea
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It’s Not a Joke…

Everything in this post may seem like an April Fool's prank but actually happened; just as shipping containers...

Clarion-JL-Audio
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JL Audio Expands Clarion Marine

JL Audio, Inc. announced that it is expanding the Clarion Marine brand to cover powersports and recreational vehicle...

Car Audio
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20 Percent of Car Audio Passes Through Here

Elite Distributor Alliance (EDA), the only 12 volt distributor group, says that 20 percent of the 12 volt...

AAMP Hires Best Buy Top Manager
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Best Buy Top Manager Goes to AAMP

AAMP Global announced Monday that a 20-plus year veteran of Best Buy has joined AAMP as Director of...

Renesas Fire
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Another Chip Plant Fire May Impact 12 Volt

It's hard to believe, but yet another Japanese chip plant caught fire last week and some car audio...

Derek Schmiedl
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Industry Veteran Transfers to New Company

A leading 12 volt engineer and Vice President at NAV-TV, Derek Schmiedl, is leaving the company and the...

AAMP's Stinger radio gets truck kits
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AAMP 10-Inch Radio Gets New Kits

AAMP Global is launching new vehicle-specific, plug-n-play kits for its Stinger 10-inch, HEIGH10 radio. The new kits may...

Cars on Road MECP Retailer Certification
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New Retailer Certification for Driver Safety

A new MECP training module will allow retailers to receive certification in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), which...

AI Design Aston Martin
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12V Dealer Featured in Road & Track

An upscale car audio retailer was profiled in the February/March issue of Road and Track magazine, which has...

Chip Shortages Ford F-150
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Ford Delays Infotainment in F150

Ford announced that it will build F150 trucks and Edge SUVs in North America without certain modules including...

Metra dash kit for Cadillac SRX
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First of Kind Kit for Metra

Metra Electronics is shipping its first dash kit to include an OLED screen. It's designed to allow most...

Praspekt360
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New Social Media Guru for 12 Volters

A former retailer has launched a new social media company for car audio, window tint and automotive retailers,...

Jeep Wagoneer
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3 New Cars Show Infotainment Trends

Three new vehicles—the Jeep Wagoneer and two upcoming BMW electric vehicles-- show the current trends in infotainment: multiple...

mecp-tech
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Dealers Raise Labor Rates and Other Fees

As suppliers increase dealer costs on many car audio products, so dealers are starting to raise service fees...