Tag: infotainment

GM lighting controls in radio
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GM Radios Tie-In This Feature

General Motors continues to tie in an important new feature into its infotainment centers.  It is slowly moving...

Stellantis speeds up software development with Amazon, BlackBerry
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Stellantis Teams With Amazon, BlackBerry to Speed Up Development

Stellantis announced it has teamed up with BlackBerry and Amazon to create a virtual digital cockpit platform that...

Two new OEM Infotainment Updates
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Two OEM Infotainment Updates

Mercedes-Benz and Tesla are offering updates to their infotainment systems. Mercedes is rolling out new  features via an...

Chevy Restores Infotainment Option in Work Trucks
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GM Deletes Silverado Work Truck Radio Option

Here is another opportunity for car audio dealers due to lingering shortages of chips and automotive parts. The...

AlpsAlpine JVCKENWOOD quarterly sales
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JVCKENWOOD, Alps Alpine Q1 Results

JVCKENWOOD and Alps Alpine reported their earnings for the quarter ended June 30. JVCKENWOOD reported that its aftermarket...

Sony car
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Sony Teams With Honda on Car For 2025

Sony and Honda said they will pair up to develop battery-powered electric vehicles with the first model due...

Harman Software Branded OEM Audio
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HARMAN’s Latest Premium Audio OEM Plan

HARMAN announced, under its Infinity brand, a software upgrade for OEM car audio.  It will allow car companies...

wireless CarPlay
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Apple May Expand CarPlay

Apple is working on technology that would expand CarPlay deeper into car functions, reports Bloomberg. The iPhone maker...

VOXX Aftermarket Sales Fall
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VOXX Ramping up Automotive OEM Deals

Back in February last year, VOXX signed a deal with Amazon to offer Fire TV in its rear...

One Apus Ship Accidents at Sea
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It’s Not a Joke…

Everything in this post may seem like an April Fool's prank but actually happened; just as shipping containers...

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...

Alps Alpine
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Alpine Teams With McIntosh on OEM Systems

Alps Alpine, maker of Alpine car audio and McIntosh Group, maker of McIntosh and Sonus faber brands, have...

SAE panel aftermarket
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Aftermarket Asks Ford For Upgrade Path

Chris Cook of the Mobile Electronics Association (MEA) asked Ford executive Tim Yerdon for clear guidelines on upgrading...

Solo car
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3 Automotive Innovations

Here are some updates on automotive innovations and novelties:   A New 'Motorcycle-Car'   https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/10/business/electrameccanica-solo-motorcycle-car.html?auth=login-email&login=email   A new...

Alps Alpine-JVCKenwood
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Alps Alpine, JVCKenwood Report COVID-19 Impact In Year End Forecasts

Both Alps Alpine and JVCKenwood said COVID-19 has had a significant impact on sales for their recent quarter...

Uconnect 5 infotainment
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Meet the Uconnect 5

Fiat Chrysler announced today a new Uconnect infotainment system that is so fast it is "instantaneous," it claimed. ...

Klipsch enters car market with Panasonic
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Panasonic and Klipsch to Create Car Audiophile Systems

Klipsch is entering the OEM car audio market in a collaboration with Panasonic Automotive. At CES, Klipsch, a...

Mercedes-GLE
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Mercedes Option May Aim at Aftermarket

Mercedes-Benz recently began allowing European customers to upgrade their radio later in the life of the car. And...

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New In-Car Music Player Due

Apparently, it's not enough for Spotify to be offered as a feature on car radios.  It reportedly wants...

Bose closes retail stores
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New Bose Tech for the Car

Bose is upping its game in noise cancellation for the car, which may or may not create more...