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Audiovox launches universal tablet docking system

Audiovox says its new universal tablet docking system will make taking your tablet on the road hassle-free and improve your car’s rear-seat entertainment.

Clarion hooking up with Google’s OAA

Now that Apple has come through with CarPlay and we have seen the first salvo of aftermarket manufacturers hooking up with the Cupertino folks, the aftermarket is also making its foray into Android territory.  Clarion announced today that the company has become a member of the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA). The OAA is a global more »

Pioneer AppRadioLIVE goes LIVE

Pioneer AppRadioLIVE app brings car-focused smartphone app connectivity to aftermarket head units.

TrainTechTell: Ford Transit requires innovative train cars

Consider the logistical challenge of shipping new Ford Transit cargo vans across the country by rail: Transits come in three roof heights. Rail cars usually stack vehicles in two tiers. You see what we’re saying now?

10K is the new 8K: RPMs are going up, and VDO has you covered

The new VDO PRT tachometer goes up to 10,000 RPM — all the better for your high-revving, highly tuned engine.

Get a Grip: Putting Arkon Mobile Grip 2 Deluxe to the test

Heading on a road trip into Kentucky in a car with no navigation is the perfect reason to test the Arkon Mobile Grip 2 Deluxe, right?

Right.

Deal of the Day: Pioneer 6.5-inch 3-way speakers for 3 $20 bills

I noticed these three-way, 300-watt Pioneer TSA1675 units on sale at Electronic Express for $59 with free shipping — which is nice for those of you who don’t live within a nice 20-minute drive of an Electronic Express store location, as I do.

Deal of the Day: 40% off Pioneer FH-X700BT at Amazon

Pioneer is selling its Pioneer FH-X700BT double-DIN receiver at a 40% discount at Amazon — in case you’ve been waiting for a screaming deal on car audio.

Nothing smelly about BMW 6 Series Bang & Olufsen Editions except price

Who wants to leavie a new car at a high-end car audio retailer for weeks to get awesome sound? Enter the BMW 650i Gran Coupe Bang & Olufsen Edition.

Be a Hero in your Bimmer: GoPro teams with BMW

The BMW Group Technology Office and GoPro have announced the first-ever, mass-produced integration of a GoPro camera with an automobile’s on board infotainment system.

Kenwood taking it off the streets with powersports amplifier

For off-road use only. Well, maybe not. But here is the deal: You have a UTV, or golf cart, or snowmobile. Or, you have a bass (fish) boat you want to make into a bass (music) boat. Kenwood has you covered with the introduction of the KAC-M1804 four-channel digital amplifier designed to pump out the tunes in the great outdoors. Justin Moore couldn’t have said it better in “Letting the Night Roll.”

Kenwood’s tough, compact multi-application four-channel digital amplifier KAC-M1804 is perfect for these applications because its digital design means it does not put undue strain on what is probably a small Yuasa buried deep in the chassis somewhere.

Car Tech Demo Days 2014 underway now

You may have seen your local news station talking about aftermarket car technology or Car Tech Demo Days. The local affiliates get involved with the national program.