Hitachi, Clarion join in effort to promote connected car tech

A collaboration between Hitachi and Clarion reportedly will give drivers and manufacturers insights that will have implications for future connected cars.

Clarion Builds: What is the best music to restore to? To install a system to? To drive to?

As part of the Clarion Builds project, Clarion partnered with Pandora for a custom channel designed to help you groove to while you work and then play.

Pioneer TS-G series speakers launch

The Pioneer TS-G series of speakers are said to be capable of improving your OEM car audio in a budget-friendly way.

Real Wraith: On Rolls-Royce Wraith Bespoke Audio System

With the Rolls-Royce Wraith, Rolls went their own way and developed the 1,300-watt, 18-speaker Bespoke Audio System in-house, with pretty awesome results.

Car Tech Demo Days: Good time to buy 12V products at specialty retailers

Everyone wants the latest technology, but not all of us can drop big coin on a new car. During Car Tech Demo Days, it’s the aftermarket to the rescue!

It came from Outer Bass: Massive Audio UFO Subwoofers

We always dug us some Massive Audio. They make really high-quality products that slam at a relatively reasonable price point.

Well, not to slam them, but a lot of their lineup needs subwoofer boxes the size of Mars to sound good. That isn’t great for groceries. But, for the 15-year anniversary of Massive Audio, the company has developed the “UFO” slim-mount subwoofers. So instead of taking up “massive” amounts of space, they can put out massive amounts of bass tucked into one of the corners of the trunk.

Bangin’ Bowers and Wilkins system for the Volvo XC90

The Volvo XC90 will feature the first ever Bowers and Wilkins audio system built into an SUV and the first in-car use of B&W’s Tweeter On Top technology.

The lengthy Li: Bangin’ Bang and Olufsen sound in BMW 750Li

Everyone wants me to cut to the chase…Burmester in the S Class or Bang and Olufsen in the 7-series? It’s a tough choice.

It pays to get MERA & MECP people to install mobile electronics

There can be a lot of potential pitfalls of installing complex electronics into modern vehicles. That’s why a MERA certified installer is a wise choice.

So long, Sonata: Infinity audio sends 2014 Hyundai Sonata out on high note

The optional Infinity audio system equipped on our 2014 Hyundai Sonata limited sends the last year of the swoopy Sonata out on a high note.

EFX Core Amp Installation Kits do the twist, cut noise

Ma Bell learned long ago that a certain amount of twists in a length of wire cuts noise. Scosche’s EFX Core Amp Installation Kits apply that to car audio.

The Lengthy Li: Backseat fun in the BMW 750Li

Luckily for those of us with children who aren’t entertained by simply looking out the windows, the BMW 750Li’s rear-seat entertainment system delivers.