Tag: Car Electronics

Where’s the 12 Volt Initiative?

The 12 Volt Initiative appears to be in hiatus. The vice chair of the industry group, Larry Rougas...

New Pioneer Car Deck Hits $70 MAP

Pioneer Electronics is shipping a new low cost CD receiver—the DEH-1300MP—with a Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) of only...

New Concept Overhead Monitors

Concept Enterprises will ship in early September a new promotional line of in-car monitors using LED backlighting, which...

Audiovox Cuts FLO TV for Car to $199

Audiovox’s FLO TV for the car will get a $199 price tag this September, effectively slashing the price...

Audiovox May Show 3D TV for Car at CES

3DTV is already heading for TVs priced under $1,000; it’s in gaming consoles, Blu-ray players, notebook PCs, camcorders...

CEA: Car Electronics Stuck in Reverse

We hope you are sitting down for this one. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) says sales of retail...

hhgregg all but Exits Car AV

hhgregg has all but pulled out of the car audio category, as the 157-store Indianapolis chain continues its...

Amazon Offering Car AV Promo

Amazon has become increasingly competitive in car audio and is now offering an aggressive 45 percent discount on...

Ford Improves Sync Voice

Ford just announced voice recognition will be the Sync radio's primary user interface going forward. Let that “sink”...

ICE, MESA Ponder Smartphone/Apple Retail Deals

Here’s the new age of car electronics expediting: work out a deal with a local independent cellphone store...

Clarion Teams with Nokia

Clarion is joining Alpine and others who are developing radios that will work with Nokia phones. And they...

Transshipping: Your comments

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

Auto Page Launches Internet Program

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

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...

Lightning Goes Select Distrib.

Rockford Corp.’s Lightning Audio brand has reversed its distribution strategy, and is no longer selling to mass merchants....

JVC Launches Viral Video with All-American Rejects

JVC Mobile Entertainment is launching its third “Turn Me On” viral video campaign, this time featuring the band...

Mobile DTV Gets 12V Launch from NAV-TV

Free TV in the car with a crisp, clear image, even at 85 mph, is inching closer to...

12V Spot Shortages Until Summer

Shortages in car stereo products, the result of some better-than-expected sales this year, may not be resolved until...

Pioneer, Sony Expect to Swing to Profit; Narrow Losses in Fiscal Q4

Pioneer Corp.'s restructuring may be paying off as the company said it expects to post its first net...

Cartronics Wins Pioneer Build-Off

The winner of Pioneer’s 4th annual Build-Off was Cartronics of Santa Rosa, CA, which outshone the installs of...