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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.

Noteworthy: I like the Nissan Versa Note’s Versa-tile head unit

Unlike some econobox head units that force you into an either/or scenario, the Nissan Versa Note’s head unit can display nav directions and media details

Audi TT to get Bang & Olufsen Symphoria sound

Get ready for 3D in your TT: The new Audi TT will get Bang & Olufsen Symphoria software treatment that enables its 12 speakers to produce more realistic, three-dimensional sound.

Fortissimo Fiat: We spend some time in the Fiat 500L

The lilliputian Fiat 500 may be the real-life counterpart to Luigi in the Disney “Cars” movies, but the Fiat 500L is just plain Euro weird — in a good way.

Review: Rockford Fosgate M282 marine speaker hits the water

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

Audi slated to do some self-driving Monday in Florida in the Tampa area

Audi is slated to be the first vehicle manufacturer to use the Selmon Expressway in Tampa as an automated driving and connected car test facility. According to the release Audi will be demonstrating its highly automated Piloted driving technology in an Audi A7 equipped to handle driving functions on freeway conditions up to 40 mph. more »

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 »

smart fortwo and forfour debut in Europe, JBL brings the noise

smart has teamed with Harman to bring JBL sound to the newly redesigned smart fortwo and forfour city cars for the first time.

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.

Hyundai Android Auto debuts at Google Developers Conference

We’ve known for quite some time Hyundai’s plans to push open-source infotainment into its cars as part of the Open Automotive Alliance, a consortium of automakers and aftermarket suppliers who will strive for that same goal. At the 2014 Google Annual Developers Conference, Hyundai showed its 2015 models running Android Auto infotainment interfaces.