Tag: aftermarket

First Blind Spot Detector for Aftermarket Due

The first standalone, automatic blind spot detector for the aftermarket is due later this year from Steelmate USA....

Emerging Car Technology Tested by CR

A new car safety technology that could be an important future aftermarket car AV product has been tested...

Aftermarket Car Audio/Video Up 3 Percent: NPD

Car audio/video aftermarket sales for the year through October were up 3 percent in dollars, according to The...

Pioneer AppRadio Gets $50 Rebate, Updates, More Apps, iOS5

Pioneer launched a $50 mail-in rebate on its new tech AppRadio that uses an iPhone to provide much...

Car Stereo Buying Group Update

Members of the two car stereo marketing/buying groups have so consistently beat the average performance of many other...

Al & Ed’s Raises Labor Fees to $125/hour

18-store chain Al & Ed’s Autosound --the Southern California retailer that pioneered the “free install,“ it claims--now charges...

Pioneer Launches YouTube Campaign for Car Audio

Pioneer Electronics has launched a YouTube campaign to teach people about the advantages of aftermarket car audio. The...

Pioneer Car Electronics Returns to Profit

Pioneer Corporation said its aftermarket car audio sales rose in North America during its fiscal year ended March...

Directed Takes Stake in Telematics Co.

Directed Electronics has officially purchased a stake in an insurance telematics company called Octo Telematics North America, which...

KnowledgeFest 2011 Registration Opens

You can now register for this year’s KnowledgeFest car electronics trade show, which will be held once again...

New Study Says Consumers Want Better 12V Solutions

A recent study conducted for the radio industry found that consumers want better aftermarket products and it once...

Pandora: Aftermarket Yes; OEM, Not so Much

Pandora in the car may prove to be a bigger hit in the aftermarket than in new cars...

OnStar Expands to 3,000 Dealers

OnStar’s upcoming retail mirror, which will expand its service beyond GM cars, is now expected to carried by...