Tag: infotainment

CarPlay
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A Third $399 CarPlay Deck Announced

For many retailers, Apple CarPlay is a hot feature, even at radio prices of $600 or greater. But...

Chevy Silverado 2016
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Exclusive: CarPlay Part Shortage Causes GM to Halt Sales of CarPlay in Some Trucks

A shortage in the module enabling CarPlay and Android Auto has caused General Motors to pull CarPlay and...

Android N in car
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Android Auto Goes Wireless

Here’s another update from the Google I/O conference Wednesday. Android Auto will get a wireless connection to an...

Sirius XM
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SiriusXM Continues Hints at SXM 17

SiriusXM says it is expanding user trials of a new platform code named SXM 17 that combines both...

Alpine Electronics logo
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Alpine Names New President

Alpine Electronics, the parent company to Alpine Electronics of America,  has named Nobuhiko Komeya, currently the company’s Senior...

Visa Honda payments from car
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What 12V Dealers Should Know About the Internet of Things

One of the key trends of the future, which we glimpsed at CES in January, is that the...

Ford patent autonomous entertainment
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First View: Back Seat Video for Self-Driving Car

If cars go autonomous, what happens to the entertainment systems? Ford is giving us a glimpse of that...

B&W premium infotainment
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Best Sounding Premium OEM System

Several car makers are releasing new branded ‘ultra’ premium car audio systems this year that can include 34...

Akoustic Arts
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An Amazing Car Speaker

Akoustic Arts is developing a personal speaker that sends out a precise beam of audio so that one...

Aron Demers
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VOXX Names New Head of Aftermarket Car Electronics

The long-time head of car electronics for VOXX Electronics, Tom Malone, has been promoted to the new post...

Buick Android Auto
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Tons of GM Cars Get Android Auto

General Motors just became a hotbed of Android Auto capability.  More than 30 US models under Chevrolet, Buick,...

Pioneer DEH-X6800BT
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It’s Official: Aftermarket Head Unit Sales Grew in 2015

Against the odds, aftermarket in-dash CD player sales in the US (wholesale) grew by 7 percent in units...

Parrot Simple Box
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Parrot’s Unusual Car Radio

Parrot showed at CES the “Simple Box,” which won a 2016 CES Innovation Award. The box is part...

top car audio brands
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More Evidence Consumers Love Car Audio

A new study shows that consumers value and want high quality car stereo. It also reveals OEM advantages...

Apple CarPlay
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Two Hints of Wireless CarPlay at CES

CarPlay is great but you still have to take your phone out of your pocket and plug it...

Pioneer booth CES
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In a First for CES, Pioneer Reveals OEM Products

For the first time, Pioneer Electronics is displaying both OEM and aftermarket car audio/infotainment and safety products at...

Microsoft Office for the car
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Harman to Put Microsoft Office in Cars

Harman is announceing a partnership with Microsoft during CES 2016 this week that will allow it to integrate...

BMW-AirTouch
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BMW’s Next Trick at CES

BMW will demonstrate at CES next week,  a new “AirTouch” system, which uses hand motions and gestures to...

CarPlay Apple
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Good News for CarPlay

There is some new evidence that CarPlay is selling well, according to The Wall Street Journal. General Motors...

Harman
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Harman Distributes Dirac Sound Technology

Harman announced it will become the worldwide distributor of Dirac Research’s sound optimization technology to automotive OEMs. Dirac...