All posts by Brandon Crist

KICKER Sponsors Early-Season, CES Showdown Sound-Off

STILLWATER, OK (01.15.2019) – For the second consecutive year, KICKER sponsored one of the largest car-audio sound-offs in the West: The 2019 CES Showdown. Hosted by the Texas Station Gambling Hall and Hotel in Las Vegas, the two-day show began the Saturday following CES (January …

Directed Releases New DS4 T-Harness for Nissan and Infiniti Vehicles

VISTA, CA (01.15.2019) – Directed has announced further expansion of its DS4 t-harness line to enable easier installations for more Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. The THNIN6 covers a number of popular Nissan and Infiniti Smart Key models. “At Directed, our engineering and product development efforts …

CES 2019 Is in the Books

LAS VEGAS, NV (01.14.2019) – CES 2019 is in the books. Attendance was reported to be 180,000+, from 155 countries, to see the latest from 4,500 exhibitors. A huge hats off to all members of the 12volt industry who made the trip to Las Vegas. …

Namsung America Intros 3 New In-Vehicle Multimedia Receivers

LAS VEGAS, NV (01.14.2019) – Namsung America has announced the introduction of two new Jensen-branded in-vehicle multimedia receivers and one digital media receiver. The key features include Apple CarPlay technology, Android Auto, Qi wireless charging, SiriusXM-Ready, and built-in Bluetooth technology with ID3 tag. Two receivers …

Fortin Announces Remote Start Solutions for Ram and Wrangler

MONTREAL, CANADA (01.14.2019) – Fortin has announced an immobilizer bypass, data interface, remote start and alarm solution for RAM 2019 and JEEP WRANGLER 2018 vehicles. The solution uses Fortin EVO-ONE or EVO-ALL platforms to offer a secure cost effective remote start solution including multiple convenience …

Directed Demonstrates Smartphone-as-a-Key Technology

VISTA, CA (01.11.2019) – Directed announced that it is demonstrating next-generation technology that enables practically any vehicle to be controlled with a Smartphone instead of a key. The concept builds on Directed’s heritage of innovation in the remote start and connected car space. “We’re excited …

Axxess Expands its DSP Product Line with the New AX-DSP-X Series

HOLLY HILL, FL (01.11.2019) – Axxess Integrate by Metra Electronics is introducing its next generation of DSP products at CES 2019, improving upon the original AX-DSP product line. The new AX-DSP-X Series has 10 individually assigned output channels and an option to password protect settings …

Dual Electronics Introduces New In-Vehicle Headunit

LAS VEGAS, NV (01.11.2019) – Dual Electronics Corporation has announced the introduction of the new DM529BT in-vehicle headunit. This receiver’s key features include a large 6.2” touchscreen LCD, built-in Bluetooth technology, FLAC file playback, and a back-up camera input. The receiver will be available in …

Action from the CES 2019 Show Floor

LAS VEGAS, NV (01.09.2019) – Day 2 of CES 2019, Wednesday January 9th is in the books. The 12volt Central Studios is Mobile in Vegas! On Instagram, check out #12vnn_ces2019 to see over 30 posts from the show floor with many more to be posted …