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Oct 29, 2012

Pioneer Expands Its 2013 Single CD Receiver Lineup With Five New Models

Pioneer DEH-X8500BS

Pioneer today completed its line of feature-rich 2013 single CD receivers with the release of five new models. Designed to align with today’s consumer trends by bringing the connected lifestyle into the vehicle, the new models offer a suite convenient and entertainment features including Pioneer’s exclusive MIXTRAX™ virtual DJ technology, CD playback, USB connectivity, iPhone® certified connectivity, Pandora® internet radio connectivity and more…

Oct 29, 2012

Pioneer's 2013 In-Dash Multimedia DVD Receivers Continue To Define Connectivity And Integration

Pioneer AVH-X1500DVD

Pioneer Electronics Inc. introduces five new in-dash multimedia DVD receivers that meet consumers’ desire for more smartphone connectivity and integration. The new line of multimedia DVD receivers, consisting of the AVH-X1500DVD, AVH-X2500BT, AVH-X3500BHS, AVH-X4500BT and AVH-X5500BHS, features Pioneer’s exclusive Advanced App Mode, smartphone connectivity and MIXTRAX™ virtual DJ technology plus high resolution touchscreen displays, DVD/CD media playback, USB connectivity, Pandora® internet radio connectivity and more…

Oct 9, 2012

All-New 2013 Nissan Sentra Enhanced With Bose Premium Sound System

Bose Premium Sound System For Nissan Sentra

With the introduction of the redesigned 2013 Nissan Sentra, a Bose premium sound system will be available for the first time in the popular compact sedan. The Bose sound system for the 2013 Sentra has been custom-engineered for the vehicle’s interior and includes eight speakers strategically placed and acoustically tuned to ensure the highest quality audio experience for all listeners.

Bose began collaborating with Nissan Motor Company nearly 25 years ago and the Sentra now joins an extensive lineup of Nissans currently available with Bose sound systems, including the Altima, Armada, GT-R, Maxima, Murano, Pathfinder, Quest, Rogue and Z…

Aug 19, 2012

Pioneer Presents 2013 Single CD Receivers Line-Up

Pioneer FH-X700BT

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today introduced six new single CD receiver models for 2013, the FH-X700BT, DEH-X6500BT, DEH-X5500HD, DEH-X3500UI, DEH-2500UI and DEH-150MP, that fulfill the consumer’s in-car entertainment needs with new cosmetics, expanded smartphone integration and features developed to match today’s music-listening trends. The new line-up is integrated with a mix of features and technologies including larger multi-line displays, iPhone® certified connectivity, Bluetooth® hands-free and audio streaming, App Mode®, MIXTRAX™, Pandora® internet radio and HD Radio® technology…

Aug 14, 2012

Sony Fulfills Demand For Advanced Smartphone Connectivity In The Car With New Entertainment Systems

Sony MEX-GS600BT

Sony today introduced new in-dash CD receivers featuring Sony-exclusive App Remote technology, combining consumers’ car audio music assets and smartphone apps into a single source list that can be controlled from the car audio system or smartphone. With App Remote, it is no longer necessary to go back-and-forth between the car audio system and smartphone to access a favorite tune. Music information such as album artwork is displayed on the smartphone screen, while incoming text messages can be read aloud through the car’s speakers for superior driving convenience…

Aug 7, 2012

New "Toronto 420 BT" and "San Francisco 320" 1-DIN Car Radios From Blaupunkt

Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT

With its new "Toronto 420 BT" model, Blaupunkt provides for seamless and straightforward connectivity of all mobile devices to a car radio. iPhone and iPod certified, the unit is particularly connectively-friendly, offering Bluetooth, a USB slot, an audio input on the front of the unit, the SD card reader behind the detachable front panel, and a CD player. There is an additional USB slot on the rear of the radio. External devices – such as smartphones, mass storage devices or MP3 players – can be quickly and easily connected to the radio…

Aug 1, 2012

Alpine's 8-Inch INE-Z928HD AVN System Now Available

Alpine INE-Z928HD

Alpine is setting a new course in the aftermarket with the arrival of the INE-Z928HD Audio/Video/Navigation (AVN) system with 8-inch WVGA screen. Perfect Factory Integration Technology (F.I.T.) kits complement the INE-Z928HD’s 8-inch screen, for a seamless factory look in the dash.

“We know that new cars are coming with larger screens, which are popular not just for the size, but also because they offer great performance for features like navigation and rear-view cameras,” said Steve Crawford, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine “Our INE-Z928HD and Perfect F.I.T…

Jul 30, 2012

Clarion Next Gate, An In-Vehicle Intelligent Controller For iPhone, Now Available

Clarion Next GATE

Clarion (CCA) announces the availability of the Next GATE that first debuted at a recent CTIA conference press event. Clarion’s Next GATE presents a smarter way to stay connected in your vehicle with a smartphone controller for iPhone and is now widely available through Amazon, Crutchfield and at select Best Buy stores and online.

Next GATE enhances the way the iPhone will be used through integration, interface and intelligence. “Clarion is proud to launch such an innovative product that enables consumers to conveniently access their information and communicate while on-the-road,” states Frank Pierce, Vice President, Clarion…

Jul 22, 2012

"Blue Magic" - The Legendary Speaker Series From Blaupunkt

Blaupunkt TL 170

Back in the 1980s, Blaupunkt launched its first car audio speakers under the name "Blue Magic", a line that was further developed and produced into the 1990s. This widely-acclaimed series stands for innovation, quality and good sound. Now the successor of this legendary speaker series is coming onto the market. The new "Blue Magic" design stands out with high-quality magnet covers, additional vent openings for the voice coil, striking 6-head screws and inlaid metal grills as speaker covers. What's more, Blaupunkt is launching a new range of active subwoofers with Class D amplifiers…

Jun 20, 2012

Alpine Now Shipping INE-S920HD Audio/Video/Navigation System

Alpine INE-S920HD

Alpine has announced the shipping of the INE-S920HD Audio/Video/Navigation (AVN) system. This new AVN system features a 6.1-inch WVGA screen and built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology…