Car News

Cartronix displays from Avidworx
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Rough Start to 2019

Many 12 volt retailers and suppliers reported a rough start to 2019, although some said sales began to...

Hyundai smartphone control
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Smartphones Will Control More Car Functions

Sure, smartphones can remote start a car, or track it and more.  But Hyundai is taking phone control...

Anker Roav Bolt
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Google’s First Car Accessory

In yet another sign that voice assistants are taking over infotainment, Google has teamed with accessory maker Anker...

Sirius XM
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SiriusXM Launches Plan to Reach Younger Users

SiriusXM announced a new Essential subscription plan designed for anywhere BUT the car. The $8/month plan aims to...

JL Audio Stealbox Jeep JL
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JL Audio Ships New Stealthboxes

Yes, JL is releasing Stealthboxes for the JL. JL Audio is shipping a precision-fit enclosed subwoofer for the...

Consumer Reports Car Tech
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CarPlay Rated by Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports recently ranked the top “Must-Have” features in new cars, putting CarPlay and Android Auto at the...

Vehroot-Shelf
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Head Unit Startup Seeks Investors

Ever wonder what it costs to invent, design and produce your own unique head unit.  Ask Vehroot. A...

Keystone MESA buying group
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MESA Enters Truck Accessories With Keystone

The Mobile Electronics Specialists of America (MESA) buying/marketing group has entered a partnership with Keystone Automotive Operations, a...

VAIS Harley SiriusXM
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One of the First SiriusXM Kits for Motorcycles

VAIS will ship next week one of the first satellite radio add-on kits for motorcycles. The kit adds...

Best Buy new CEO
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Best Buy Names New CEO

Best Buy announced a new CEO to replace the acclaimed Hubert Joly, who helped turn around the chain,...

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Rydeen to Lower Prices

Rydeen Mobile announced that it is reducing prices on various smart mirrors and cameras. Effective April 15, the...

Elettromedia training
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Elettromedia Will Train Your Novice Installers

The shortage of experienced installers continues to plague retailers, prompting Elettromedia to take the unusual step of launching...

Boyo logo
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12 Volt Veteran Exec to Lead BOYO

An executive who served as president of a car security company for decades, has been named Director of...

Chris McNulty CTA video
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Watch New 12 Volt Awareness Video From CTA

A video introducing consumers to aftermarket car audio is now available to dealers to post on their social...

FreedomCharge-Max
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Slicker Wireless Charger from Brandmotion

Brandmotion will ship this month a new wireless Qi phone charging pad for just about any car, which...

NOMI
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Watch this Car Robot from China

NOMI is a cute little on-the-dash robot, which was unveiled in the US last month in an episode...

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SiriusXM and Pandora Announce Pandora NOW

SiriusXM and Pandora announced today the launch of Pandora NOW, to be featured on both SiriusXM and Pandora...

Voxx--SB10UHD-RSE
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Mobile Video: Not Dead Yet

The mobile video aftermarket has fallen by more than 60 percent in the past 8 years, but some...

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Pioneer Lays Off Some District Managers

Pioneer laid off at least four district sales managers last week, according to numerous industry members. District sales...

Kenwood-DNX996XR
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Kenwood Ships New Decks

Kenwood is shipping a handful of its 2019 radios including the brand's first all-wireless CarPlay/Android Auto decks.  The...