The Next Hot 12 Volt Accessory

With Apple’s adoption of Qi wireless phone charging in its newest iPhones, the aftermarket is preparing for a surge in in-car charger sales. iSimple plans to release new in-car Qi wireless charging devices for the first time in the US in early 2018, according to Aileen Alhambra Sr. Product Manager Connectivity. Scosche is offering new […]

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Lesson From a Car Audio School

Car audio training school Acoustic Edge in Houston is planning to launch new classes in vehicle wraps and its changing some of the programs in its mobile electronics training program. Mobile electronics training will include less class hours on fabrication and more on electronic data modules for remote start and security. Acoustic Edge  is one […]

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MESA Adds Cutting Edge Product, Vendor

The Mobile Electronics Specialists of America (MESA) buying/marketing group announced Harman Electronics as a new vendor partner. The group will carry Harman’s new Navdy portable or installed car heads up display (HUD). Harman, which recently became a subsidiary of Samsung,  also specializes in automotive connected smartphones, said MESA in a statement Thursday. MESA said it […]

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Kenwood Joins Distributor Group

Kenwood USA announced it has joined the Elite Distributor Alliance (EDA). EDA’s distributor members will carry the Kenwood line, but EDA will not handle the Excelon line, said the distributor group. Kenwood said it joined the 11 member distributor group as part of a broader restructuring of its distributor network.  It is realigning its distribution […]

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Introducing a New Fabrication Tool Supplier

A retailer turned supplier out of Colorado Springs, CO, is offering not only fabrication/installer tools, but an organized way to display them, to “create a showroom out of your fabrication room.” Called EASY, the company sell tools grouped into wall boards that can be displayed with a shop’s store name or logo. It offers acrylic […]

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Walmart to Launch Connected Car Display

Walmart is launching this month a Connected Car module in the automotive departments at some stores, according to industry sources. The module will have its own Connected Car signage.  It will include driver safety products such as heads up displays, backup cameras and back up sensors. Some of these products will be from familiar 12V […]

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