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12V Dealers Plan Long Term for Shortages
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12V Dealers Plan Long Term For Shortages

While you are waiting for that head unit delivery, here are some long term strategies for coping with...

Firstech Names New Senior Brand Manager
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Industry Veteran Joins Remote Start Company

Firstech, maker of Compustar, Momento, and DroneMobile products, has announced the hiring of Chris Bennett as Senior Brand...

Hertz Motorcycle Audio
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New Hertz Motorcycle Audio

Elettromedia's Hertz brand announced its first Harley-ready amplifier and separate digital signal processor along with several other new...

Oddball Install Jeep Gladiator
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Oddball Install: Jeep Gladiator

By Mr Retail   Wicked CAS in Kingston, NH recently submitted a unique install in a Jeep Gladiator....

JVCKenwood Describes Shortage Impact
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JVCKENWOOD Parent Describes Shortage Impact

JVCKENWOOD of Japan said the worldwide supply chain problems have caused the company a drop in its aftermarket...

PowerBass car stereo
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Given Shortages, PowerBass Does This

Since it's so difficult to get production in car audio, PowerBass is turning some of its attention to...

Best Buy Reports Theft Increase
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Best Buy Hit by Theft Increase

Best Buy CEO Corie Barry said thieves, sometimes armed and sometimes in groups, are robbing the stores at...

Top car radio Q3 2021
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Surprising Top Selling Decks in Q3

The top five in-dash multimedia AV receivers in unit sales to consumers often belong to traditional leading suppliers...

Early Black Friday update
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Early Black Friday 12V Update

There are fewer deals as we head into Black Friday, of course, since there’s not much product to...

Latest News on Apple Car
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News on Apple Car and It’s Infotainment

Apple is moving beyond working on an electric vehicle (EV) and is now aiming at producing a fully...

Pioneer Hints New CarPlay Features
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Pioneer Hints at New CarPlay Features

Pioneer Electronics hinted at new technology it will offer in the next couple of months on a Facebook...

SiriusXM
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Shortages Cause Leading Car Maker to Delete SiriusXM, HD Radio

Updated: The latest feature to be deleted from the dashboard due to chip shortages is SiriusXM along with...

JVC Waterproof Amp
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JVC Ships New Waterproof Amp

JVC Mobile Entertainment is shipping a compact, waterproof and dustproof amplifier rated at  IP67/IP66 for protection against temporary...

Cool Car Tech at CES 2022
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This High End System Is a CES Innovation Honoree (2022)

The Consumer Technology Association announced many of its CES 2022 Innovation Award winners last week, including an "audio...

Wet Sounds Sold to Patrick Industries
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Wet Sounds Sold to Patrick Industries

Marine audio supplier Wet Sounds has been sold to Patrick Industries, a maker of components for the RV,...

Car Amplifier Now Unprofitable
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12V Amps Go Upside Down Due to Soaring Costs

Some suppliers are now "upside down" on amplifiers, meaning they are selling them at a loss. Expenses on...

Bill Mandates Anti-Drunk Driving Tech
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Alcohol In-Car Tech Mandate Passes

Along with the new $1 trillion infrastructure package that will be signed into law shortly, comes a mandate...

ZZ-2 Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Wireless CarPlay
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ZZ-2 Launches Wireless CarPlay for Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep/Ram

ZZ-2, the two year old interface company that sells adapters to add wireless CarPlay and Android Auto Wireless...

Sony New High End Car Radio
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Sony Ships its Top Line Deck

Sony is shipping its first deck in years under the Mobile ES line.  The new 10.1 inch model...

Alps Alpine JVCKenwood Earnings
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First Half Results at JVCKENWOOD, ALPS ALPINE

Recent earnings reports from JVCKENWOOD and ALPS ALPINE show a tough period for profits in their infotainment sectors....