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The former Contributing Editor of Car Audio & Electronics magazine, Terry has covered automotive electronics for over 20 years. He has written for numerous media outlets including Edmunds.com and Car Stereo Review.

MTX releases their new 75 Series SuperWoofer

LAS VEGAS, NV – MTX Audio has introduced their new 75 Series SuperWoofers. The company says this new series is designed with premium aesthetics and innovative engineering that allow them to outclass the competition. The 75 Series utilizes the “inverted apex” surround released in 2013 on the 35 and 55 Series subwoofer. This surround design more »

New Alpine PDR amplifiers continue legacy of compact amps with powerful output

TORRANCE, CA – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. introduced its new PDR vehicle amplifiers at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas Convention Center. The PDR amplifiers are an entirely new line from Alpine. “Alpine invented the compact amplifier category back in 2006,” said Steve Crawford, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine more »

Alpine Electronics introduces 2014 speaker lineup

LAS VEGAS – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. has unveiled their 2014 speaker lineup consisting of sixteen speakers plus two tweeter sets. From the dependable and powerful Type-R series to the budget friendly Type-E series, there is a speaker for every system layout and budget level. Type-R Speakers The Type-R speaker family consists of two more »

MTX introduces new THUNDER & TERMINATOR speakers

LAS VEGAS, NV – MTX Audio has introduced their new THUNDER and TERMINATOR Series speakers. These speakers are designed to offer a wide range of audio enthusiasts a speaker solution, whether they are outfitting an entire system or replacing a factory part. THUNDER Series speakers are available in four sizes of component speakers and eight more »

Grab your PFD, MTX releases new marine WET Series

LAS VEGAS, NV – Grab your personal floatation device and jump in the boat. MTX Audio has introduced their new WET Series of marine grade amplifiers, speakers, and subwoofers designed for use in any environment and under any conditions. WET series amplifiers are based on the THUNDER amplifier series offering both high performance and a more »

MTX releases Signature Series audiophile component speakers

LAS VEGAS, NV – MTX Audio has introduced the Signature Series component speakers. These speakers use the highest quality materials and offer incredible audiophile sound quality. Available in 5.25″ and 6.5″ sizes that can handle 125W and 150W RMS respectively, these speakers take sound quality to the next level. Featuring a cast aluminum basket that more »

Deloitte reports young drivers want affordable technology-enabled hybrids

DETROIT – Gen Y consumers are showing a clear interest in vehicle ownership and have specific ideas of what they want in a car, according to Craig Giffi, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP. Citing data from a Deloitte report on global mobility, Giffi said that while young consumers view car ownership as less important for mobility more »

Sub-zero wake-up call: winterize your vehicle now

BETHESDA, MD – The recent record cold weather in most of the country should be a wake-up call to motorists to winterize their vehicles, says the Car Care Council. “Sub-zero temperatures can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “The recent record low temperatures are more »

NAIAS Education Day Brings Youth, Auto Industry Together

DETROIT – With the rapidly growing use of wireless technology, smart phones and the Internet, today’s youth are more connected and tech-savvy than ever. As automobiles become more connected too, it’s only natural that the industry focuses on bringing the two together. The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) does that by focusing on the more »

LA Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo Partners with CTIA 2014 at Super Mobility Week

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON – The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show) and CTIA-The Wireless Association have announced a partnership that will spotlight the emerging connected car space to a global wireless and mobile audience, as well as bring a preview of the LA Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo to CTIA 2014 at Super more »

Mopar to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Iconic 426 HEMI in 2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Throughout 2014, Mopar will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the iconic second generation (Gen II) 426 Race HEMI engine to motorsports competition and its eventual initiation to production vehicles. To kick off the year-long commemoration of the legendary engine, Mopar has created a 50th anniversary logo. The design more »

HD Radio Technology Now Available From All Major Automakers

LAS VEGAS – iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, has announced that all major automakers offer the technology. There are 33 automotive brands that currently offer HD Radio audio, traffic or data features. Now that all major automakers have launched HD Radio Technology more »

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