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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...

Nakiamichi Car Tube Amplifiers
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Nakamichi Ships Tube Amplifiers

 Nakamichi USA announced it is shipping two models of tube-driven, multi-channel car audio amplifiers to the North American...

Oracle Vector Court award
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Oracle Wins Court Battle With Chinese Imitator

Oracle Lighting, maker of automotive LED lights, said it won a court battle with a Chinese manufacturer it...

Car stereo sales in pandemic
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With COVID Spiking Are Sales Slowing Down?

With COVID-19 cases rising in some states, we asked dealers in hard hit areas if car audio sales...

BMW subscription feature service
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BMW to Let Users Subscribe to Aftermarket Features

BMW will let you add features such as heated seats, even after you purchase the car, on a...

VOXX Buys Directed
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VOXX Reveals Purchase Price of Directed

VOXX International confirmed the purchase of Directed Electronics including all vehicle security, remote start and telematics brands for...

Boyo HUD CarPlay
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Boyo HUD Has CarPlay, Android Auto

Vision Tech America, maker of Boyo back up cameras and driver safety products, is shipping one of the...

Rydeen distributes CUB ADAS
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Rydeen Distributes Motorcycle, Truck-Specific ADAS

Rydeen Mobile announced it is now distributing motorcycle and truck-specific blind spot systems that are produced by CUB....

Clarion Marine
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First Clarion Marine Products to Launch Under JL Audio Management

Clarion Marine is expanding distribution and retail availability. The brand will soon launch its first line of products...

VOXX International
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VOXX Buys Directed

VOXX International has purchased Directed for an undisclosed sum. VOXX has purchased virtually all the assets of Directed,...

car dealer
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Expeditor Sales Creeping Back

Car audio expeditor sales are starting to pick up for certain expeditors. Sales by 12 volt dealers to...

Musaic high end car audio
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12V Average Sales Tickets on Rise

Before COVID-19, Musaic, the custom audiophile division of SoundFX, Lewes, DE had an average ticket price of $10,000...

Ford 2021 F-150 infotainment
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Ford Goes All Out on F150 Infotainment

The top trim models on the all new Ford F150 revealed Thursday night, include two 12- inch screens...

JBL DSP/amp for cars
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Harman Sets Delivery on Unusual Sub; New DSP

Harman is preparing to launch a broad range of car audio products including its first new digital signal...