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car audio sales 2020 CTA forecasts
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COVID-Adjusted Car Audio Forecast 2020

Despite soaring sales at car audio specialists at present, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) still offers a less...

car audio knowledgefest trade show
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A KnowledgeFest for All 12V Dealers

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Mobile Electronics Association (MEA) announced a second postponement of the popular KnowledgeFest...

JVC Ships CarPlay car radios with DVD
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JVC Ships Low Cost CarPlay With DVD

After shipping new $299 CarPlay decks earlier this summer that lack a DVD player, JVC Mobile Entertainment announced...

Soundstream Reserve
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Soundstream Reserve to Ship Low Priced 10-Inch Radio

Soundstream will ship in the next 30 days, a MAP protected 10-inch radio under its new Reserve line. ...

AAMP Shop Local Ads For Car Electronics
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AAMP Launches Shop Local Campaign

AAMP Global has launched a "Shop Local" campaign to help drive consumers to its dealers. The company will...

CES 2021 cancelled due to COVID-19
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CES In-Person is Cancelled

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that CES 2021 will not be held as an in-person event, but...

Jaguar no touch touchscreen
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New ‘Touchless Touchscreen’ For Infotainment

A touchscreen that “knows” what you are about to tap as you hover near the screen has been...

secondary brand car radios sales bumps
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Secondary Brands Benefit From Shortages

The product shortages plaguing almost all major car audio brands are providing a windfall for second and third...

Bill Jackson Rockford on Car Stereo Sales Boom
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Profiting From 12V Surge in Long Run

“No one thought the pandemic would help the 12 volt industry, but it did and it continues to...

Best Buy tests reopening car stereo installation
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Best Buy Reports Sales as Stores Reopen

Best Buy said it's seeing signs of pent up demand since it reopened 800 of its stores to...

Kenwood loaded car subwoofer enclosures
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Kenwood Ships Enclosed Subwoofers

Kenwood is shipping at the end of the month a new family of eXcelon enclosed subwoofers. These are...

VOXX purchase Directed
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Update on VOXX Purchase of Directed

Recently, VOXX revealed more about its purchase of Directed, its long time competitor in remote start.  It shared...

Pandora car security comes to USA
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New Remote Start Security Co. to US

Pandora is a car alarm brand that claims a 25 percent market share in Russia. It is now...

Car Audio Product Shortages
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12 Volt Shortages Get Scary

As car audio product shortages continue, some dealers are nearing desperation. Retailers speak of being unable to reach...

Raven 10XL 12XL subwoofers in cars
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These High End Home Speakers End Up In Cars

About six car sound competitors and over a handful of high end shops are installing in cars Raven...

Best Buy car audio dept
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600-700 Best Buys Reopening Installation

Scratch yesterday’s report. Best Buy is reopening car audio installation in 600 to 700 locations around the nation...

Best Buy tests reopening car stereo installation
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Best Buy Tests Installation Reopening

Best Buy has been testing reinstating car audio installation at many stores in Minneapolis. Additionally, some stores in...

Drone remote start from Siri
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First Remote Start by Alexa, Google Assistant & Siri

Firstech, makers of Compustar and DroneMobile, quietly began offering full Alexa remote start capability in March and now...

Musway new US car DSP
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New US DSP Line

Aunex, an amplifier startup company said it is now the exclusive US distributor of Digital Signal Processor (DSP)-maker...

SiriusXM COVID
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SiriusXM Buys Stitcher: Broadens Audience to 150 Million

Podcasting is the fastest growing sector in audio entertainment, said SiriusXM, which announced it purchased podcasting platform Stitcher...