Car News

Transshipping: Your comments

We were amazed by the depth and breadth of the comments posted on the Sonic Electronix and Al...

Mobile DTV Trial: First Results

Could Mobile DTV be a hit with consumers? The first indication of how U.S. consumers will react to...

Altec Dock Gets Angles

This angular iPod/iPhone dock from Altec Lansing works with an app in iTunes that adds alarm clock capability...

Bargain Tablet PCs due from Nextar, Aluratek

Pandigital will get some company in the “poor man’s iPad” category from Nextar and Aluratek. Nextar is planning...

Kindle Drops to $189 in Price War with Nook

A price war is raging between booksellers Amazon and Barnes & Noble over their 3G eReaders. Shortly after...

Where’s Blu-ray for the car?

Blu-ray for the car is getting some interest from suppliers but the drives are expensive and the human...

SafeKey Car Sobriety Device Taps InstallerNet

InstallerNet’s network of car electronics specialists will act as the installers for a new anti-drunk driving electronic device...

PVI Changes Name to E Ink

EReader screen maker Prime View International changed its name to E Ink Holdings last week, confirming its commitment...

New Kindle, Sony Reader Due July/Aug.

Amazon is preparing to release a new Kindle this summer and is reducing inventory on its current Kindle...

Auto Page Launches Internet Program

Auto Page was the second supplier last week to announce new actions against transshipping (following Clarion). Auto Page...

Nintendo May Be Next eReader Competitor

Nintendo may be the next company to jump into the eReader market…sort of. It’s 3DS portable gaming device...

TomTom Gets Directions from SpongeBob

Homer Simpson last year, now Sponge Bob. TomTom’s latest offering of “character” voices include SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora...

Sonic Responds to Al & Ed’s Proposal

Sonic Electronix founder, CEO and president Nathaniel Victor responds here to the proposal by Al & Ed’s Autosound...

Apple Sells 600K iPhone 4’s/AT&T Stops Pre-Orders

Apple reported more than 600,000 pre-orders for its iPhone 4 as of Tuesday, while AT&T halted pre-orders to...

Sony’s Move Due in Sept.

Sony showed off technology in both motion-gaming and 3D at E3, announcing its Move motion wand controller will...

JBL MS-8 In-Car Add-On Beating Forecasts

Harman claims its JBL MS-8 in-car add on system is selling above expectations after three weeks on the...

AL & ED’s Asks 12V Retailers Petition Suppliers

Al & Ed’s Autosound is calling on car electronics specialists to petition their suppliers to stop authorizing online...

First Custom Radar Dectector at Best Buy

Escort has begun selling through Best Buy a custom-installed radar detector at $699 including the cost of installation....

LG, iRiver in eBook Venture

LG Display (LGD) entered a joint venture with iRiver (which makes the $300 Story eReader) to develop OEM...

Driver Distraction Stats

Here's some stats to help you sell car trackers, in-car digital video recorders, early warning crash detectors or...