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Hybrid Audio Sold
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Hybrid Audio Sold

Soundz Inc, the motorcycle audio and powersports audio company, has purchased Hybrid Audio Technologies, the car audio enthusiast...

Cool Car Tech at CES 2022
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12 Volt Suppliers Pass on CES 2022

Among the top car audio companies, few are attending CES this year, with some forgoing the iconic show...

Rick Snelson Industry Leader Passes
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Midwest Industry Leader Passes

We are deeply saddened to report that Rick Snelson, who owned Car-Fi in Missouri for 35 years, passed...

CEoutlook Top Story 2021
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Top Story of 2021

It was another year of challenges due to the pandemic-- product shortages, staff shortages, stressed out employees and...

Softsell POS for Car Audio Retailers
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High Tech POS Software Officially Returns

SoftSell POS announced its official return to the automotive aftermarket (after a soft launch in September) with what...

Memphis New Car Audio Firsts for the Company
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New Firsts for Memphis Audio

Memphis Audio announced its first standalone Digital Signal Processor (DSP), its first three way component speakers and its...

Shortage Outlook for 2022
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Shortage Outlook For 2022

Will shortages improve next year?  Most industry leaders say that parts shortages, including semiconductor chips, will continue until...

Motorcycle Audio Head Unit from Precision Power
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New Motorcycle Head Unit From Precision Power

Motorcycle Audio by PrecisionPower is shipping its first head unit, offering both CarPlay and Android Auto. Called the...

Rob Limbaugh of Kicker Passes
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Industry Mourns Kicker VP’s Passing

We regret to announce the sudden passing of Rob Limbaugh, long-time executive at Stillwater Designs (Kicker). Limbaugh departed...

Pioneer Considers New Audiophile Car Audio System
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Pioneer Considers New Ultra High End System

Pioneer is evaluating the US launch of a complete ultra high end system with advanced Hi-Res Audio capability....

Alpine Complete Jeep System
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Alpine Ships Complete Jeep Audio Upgrade

Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is shipping the new PSS-24WRA 300-Watt Complete Sound Upgrade Package for the four-door,...

Shop Flattened in Tornado
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When Your Store is Hit By a Tornado

Marcellus Rowe appears to be one of those indomitable people you see on the news, who lose everything...

Remote Start Shipments
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Remote Start Shortage Update

Leading remote start vendors say they continue to air freight in product with shipments expected in the coming...

Toyota Charges for Remote Start
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Toyota Turns Remote Start into This

Toyota is the latest automaker to attempt to turn a common option-- remote start-- into a subscription service...

Some GM Customers Get Free Year of OnStar
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GM’s Stumble Creates 12V Opportunity

A possible opportunity exists for 12 volt expeditors in the coming months in aftermarket heated seats for General...

MTi Subwoofer Enclosure
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Mr Retail on High End Enclosures

By Mr Retail Several years ago, if you wanted an enclosure that fit underneath or behind the rear...

Metra Mourns Loss of Founder Michael Somma
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Metra Mourns the Passing of Founder

Metra Electronics announced the passing of its innovative founder Michael Somma who launched the company 75 years ago...

BOSS Introduces New CarPlay Radio
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BOSS Intros New CarPlay Floating Radios

BOSS Audio is extending its floating radio line up starting this month. It will offer CarPlay/Android Auto radios...

Pioneer DMH-WT8600NEX
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Pioneer’s First Major Over the Air Software Update

Pioneer Electronics has issued its first feature-driven "over the air" software update for its newer NEX radios. The...

Alpine Ships Ultra High End Car Audio System
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Alpine Ships New Ultra High End System

Alpine Electronics announced it is shipping the third generation of its ultra high end AlpineF#1Status system. Alpine called...