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Jensen got you rollin’ on Dub

Typically the big rim crowd and vehicle technology crowd aren’t cut from the same ilk, but both thoroughly enjoy automotive electronics and good sound.  I guess we part ways when it comes to reducing unsprung weight at the wheels and improving fuel economy.  Can’t really do that rolling on 26″ tires on 55 pound wheels. more »

Recording industry group sues automakers over audio hard drives

A recording industry group is suing Ford, GM, Denso, and Clarion on claims that the automakers’ hard drive-based music systems fail to comply with a 1992 law intended to regulate the scope of personal use dubbing of recorded material to other media.

Wanna know what is better than pounding 90s Rock? A pounding Rockford system.

  Just as I was enjoying my own Rockford marine speakers and can vouch for the quality, I got the heads-up on Rockford’s latest concert sponsorship.  A little 90s Rock action to not Sully the experience.  And that’d be Godsmack’s Sully. Rockford Fosgate announced it is once again the official audio sponsor of the Rockstar more »

Garmin Connext is MirrorLink in reverse, for airplanes

What if you could make MirrorLink work backwards? In effect, that’s what Garmin has done for pilots of general aviation aircraft.

CE industry to report on safer driving tech at 2015 CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) plans to release a report on consumer electronics (CE) products and services that help make driving safer at 2015 International CES in January.

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Clarion heats up the summer with its Summer Roadtrip Sweepstakes

Clarion announced its Summer Roadtrip Sweepstakes promotion, and the icing on the cake is a Kate Spade tote stuffed with an NX604 multimedia powerhouse.

Review: Rockford Fosgate M282 marine speaker hits the water

Rockford Fosgate delivers when it comes to the marine audio speaker game.

Kenwood saying ‘Who needs CarPlay?’ We can give that functionality even better without phone contraints…

Pioneer and Alpine had recently made their forays into Apple’s CarPlay in the aftermarket.  Kenwood is going with a different approach. They prefer using their aftermarket unit’s horsepower.  Coupled to Siri in, it gives drivers more features and flexibility compared to the constraints of working within the CarPlay sandbox.  After all, what if you got more »

Rockford at Sturgis Again! Paul Yaffe and Brian Jenkins in the house.

Not that the exhaust isn’t loud enough, but at least the tunes will be rocking too!  Rockford Fosgate will be the featured Motorcycle Audio company of the of the famed Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2014. Rockford Fosgate will demonstrate its line of acclaimed motorcycle gear in its booth location on Lazelle Street in downtown Sturgis, SD more »

My Saab gets an EBC brake setup

There is more to modifying than just the “go-fast parts.” Stopping fast is just as important, if not more than, going fast. For that, I chose EBC brakes.

Rockford Fosgate and Mitsubishi ROCK Pikes Peak

During the 92nd Annual Broadmoor Pikes Peak Int’l Hill Climb, Mitsubishi tag teamed its forces with Rockford Fosgate to entertain the crowd when the racing was not happening.  Could the Rockford Mini Sound Lab provide the power for the I-MiEV to win the race?! Mitsubishi Motors entered two electric vehicles in the race, and Rockford more »

Clarion probably putting that NX604 in the 2002

We already told you about the new Clarion flagship NX model. And we are pretty confident one of those NX604 models will find its way into an old BMW 2002.