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Drone KeyLocker
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Drone Intros New Keylocker Feature

Firstech, maker of Compustar and DroneMobile, announced a new feature for the Drone KL1 Keylocker. The KeyLocker is...

Dashboard wide in car screens
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GM Joins Mercedes In New In-Car Trend

One of the key trends emerging in the car cabin, as seen just prior to CES 2021, is...

Harman audio headrest
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Harman’s New OEM Headrest Speakers

Headrest audio “is growing in the industry” as it can create "immersive and personal surround,” said Harman in...

Rockford Color Optix Maverick
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Rockford Overhauls Powersports Kits; Adds RGB Lighting

Rockford Fosgate announced its first motorsports side-by-side kits to use RGB lighting.  They include a Color Optix Controller...

Fortin EVO ONE
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Fortin Intros First No-Lost-Key Remote Start for These Cars

Fortin introduced late last month what it calls the first remote start solution for Mazda 3 that does...

American Bass names Master Distributor
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American Bass Names Master Distributor

American Bass USA (Solon, Ohio) is pleased to announce it has partnered with The Wholesale House Inc. (Hicksville...

2021
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Car Audio Outlook for 2021

There are many trends in favor of car audio sales for 2021, and still other trends that pose...

car stereo
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CNET Picks Best Car Radios for 2021

CNET has named the best CarPlay radios and the best Android radios for 2021, but one radio leads...

Top Car Audio Story 2020
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Top Car Audio Story 2020

What a year!  It started off all about new, larger screens, up to 11 inches from Alpine, while...

$600 stimulus payment
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Will $600 Stimulate Car Audio Sales?

Will the expected $600 stimulus checks, that could go out by next week, create a second boom in...

Tesla Model 3 Boombox mode
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Tesla Adds ‘Boom Box’ Feature

Tesla announced an update that creates a Boombox mode in the car's outside speaker, as well as other...

new PPP rules
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New Information on PPP

The $900 billion stimulus bill recently passed by Congress (but that may not be signed by President Trump)...

Mercedes MBUX Hyperscreen at CES 2021
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Mercedes Will Debut This at CES

More evidence that infotainment screens are increasing in size can be found in the Mercedes-Benz announcement that it...

John Link passes
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Sorry to Report, Another Industry Exec Passes

It is again with deep sadness that we announce the passing of another industry member, John Link, president...

Alpine Electronics impacted by AKM chip fire
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Corrected: Alpine Reports Impact of Chip Shortages

Corrected: Joining Pioneer and JVCKenwood, Alpine told dealers that it too is impacted by current chip shortages. In...

Alpine Halo11 11 Inch car radio
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Alpine Ships 11-Inch Halo Radio With Optional Screen Shield

Alpine Electronics of America is now shipping a radio with the largest screen to be offered by a...

Utilimedic UV car phone sanitizer/wireless charger
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Innovation Award: Car UV Phone Sanitizer & Wireless Charger

Touted as the first phone sanitizer/wireless charger built specifically for the car, is the new In-Car UV Phone...

JBL ARENA X aftermarket speakers win Innovation Award
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Aftermarket Co. Sweeps CES Innovation Awards

Harman's JBL and Infinity brands swept the 2021 CES Innovation Awards in the Car Entertainment & Safety, taking...

BOSS Audio Wireless CarPlay, Android Auto
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New Low Cost Wireless CarPlay, Android Auto From BOSS

BOSS Audio announced it is offering new head units with wireless CarPlay and Android Auto wireless across all...

new PPP rules
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More Stimulus May Be on the Way

Congress is nearing a deal that would include stimulus payments to lower income Americans, according to many news...