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Las Vegas, Nev. – (November 1, 2018) -- Three generations of the Alves Family are representing their company, SCOSCHE® – (pronounced skōsh/skohsh) Industries, at the SEMA and AAPEX shows in Las Vegas this week. This will be the 23rd year that Scosche, innovators of award-winning consumer technology, powersports, car audio products and accessories have exhibited at the SEMA Show. Roger Alves and his wife Scotia started the company in their garage in 1980. From the beginning they were innovators in the field of Car Audio and were granted their first dash kit patent in 1984.

Roger and Scotia’s sons Kas and Vince joined the company in 1995 and 2000, respectively, and now serve as Executive Vice Presidents. Most recently, grandson Ryder joined the family business in 2018 as a marketing specialist and video editor.

The company has continued to grow, expanding into consumer electronics and powersports accessories, while still staying true to their roots in the car audio / 12-volt arena. “We’ve seen a lot of change in the industry over the years. For instance our original Dash Kits were priced around $5. Now we offer integrated solutions kits for today’s highly sophisticated vehicles that run upwards to around $500.The future for the automotive industry is wide open, and I look forward to seeing my grandson Ryder developing products for autonomous vehicles. It gives me great pleasure to see the boys doing such a wonderful job of running the company as we approach our 40th year in business," said Roger Alves, co-founder and CEO, Scosche Industries.

Visit us at SEMA in Booth #11717, North Hall of the Convention Center, and at AAPEX in Booth# 5542, Level 2 at the Sands Expo Center.

Follow us on: Instagram (@scoscheinc) and @scosche on Twitter, Facebook, GOOGLE+, Pinterest and LinkedIn for the latest news on all of the company’s award-winning consumer tech and car audio products and accessories. Also visit our company Press Room on scosche.com.

Founded in 1980, SCOSCHE Industries is an award-winning innovator of consumer technology and car audio products - committed to delivering superior product quality and functionality, exceptional value and unmatched customer service. The designers and engineers at SCOSCHE develop products that reflect a rich heritage in audio and mobile technologies. SCOSCHE finds inspiration in the California lifestyle, culture, music and people. These influences can be seen in the accessories and products that are now in the homes, offices and vehicles of people in over 50 countries. With over 400 patents/trademarks and industry awards received, it is easy to see why SCOSCHE is consistently at the forefront of technology and innovation. www.scosche.com

STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® will showcase a booth filled with world premieres, custom vehicles, and celebrity appearances at this year’s SEMA Show. KICKER will be located in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall, booth 10739.

The 50-year manufacturer of premium mobile-audio products will unveil a truckload of new gear on the SEMA Show floor, including the debut of the KICKER Pro Class, and an expansion of the Marine, Powersports and 12-volt product lines. Included in that will be KICKER’s new truck-specific, Dual L7T® Subwoofer Enclosures. A perfect form-fitting, under-back-seat solution for select versions of the Ford® F-150,® Chevy® Silverado,® GMC® Sierra,® and RAM,® two L7T ultra-thin square subwoofers have been placed into heavily braced MDF enclosures, delivering up to 1,200 watts (RMS) of bass.

The brand’s big-power offering has grown, leading to the formation of KICKER Pro Class. The Pro Class features KICKER’s new competition-grade products – SoloX® Subwoofers, ST-Series Speakers, and Warhorse Amplifiers. The perfect complement to the Warhorse 3,600-watt Mono Amplifier that will begin shipping this year, KICKER’s new Warhorse WXA1000.4 Four-Channel Competition Amplifier is a full-range powerhouse, rated at 250x4 at four Ohms, 450x4 at 2 Ohms and features 8 AWG speaker outputs. This amp is more than ready to run a massive, multi-speaker door set up in even the loudest competition vehicles.

The remaining sizes of the behemoth SoloX L7X Subwoofer line, the 10- and 15-inch, will both begin shipping this year, along with the previously released L7X12.

KICKER audiophile-grade KSS-Series 3-Way Component Systems also debut as a high-fidelity, drop-in upgrade solution, compatible with select models of GM,® Ford, Chrysler,® Jeep,® Dodge,® and more. Two model sizes will be available.

Several heavily customized vehicles will be displayed in the KICKER booth: a 2020 Harley-Davidson® Road Glide® touring bike and Polaris® RZR® will both be packed with the newest KICKER Powersports products. A custom-wrapped GMC Sierra will sport four 15-inch SoloX Subwoofers in a powerful 8,000-watt system. The truck will tour across the country in 2024, attending shows and inspiring KICKER dealers from coast to coast.

In a tribute to SPL legend Alma Gates, KICKER’s 2021 Ford Bronco returns to the SEMA booth this year, loaded with nine SoloX 12-inch Subwoofers and as many Warhorse 3600-watt Mono Amplifiers. A trio of seven-inch ST-Series midrange drivers are installed in each custom door panel, as are four one-inch ST bullet tweeters.

To complete the SEMA Show experience, KICKER is excited to have NHRA legend Cruz Pedregon visiting fans in the booth on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. to shake hands and sign autographs. The hosts of Motor Trend TV’s Ride of Your Life, co-hosts Bryan Fuller and Courtney Hansen, stop by Thursday at 3 p.m. to meet their fans and talk cars.

More information on KICKER new products can be found at www.kicker.com/sema2023.

KICKER Performance Audio products, a division of Stillwater Designs and Audio, Inc.®, are available for the mobile and home audio aftermarket at authorized retailers worldwide, and also as Original Equipment for boat and automobile manufacturers. Consumers seeking more information on KICKER or Livin’ Loud® may call the Consumer Information Line at 1-800-256-5425 or visit the brand website at www.kicker.com. Consumers can follow KICKER socially at Facebook.com/kickeraudio, Twitter.com/kickeraudio, Instagram.com/kickeraudio, or Pinterest.com/kickeraudio, and use the hashtags #kickeraudio and #livinloud.

Ford and F-150 are registered trademarks, owned and used under license by Ford Motor Company.

GM, Chevy, GMC, Silverado, and Sierra are registered trademarks of GM, its subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors.

Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.

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Harley-Davidson and Road Glide are among the trademarks of H-D U.S.A., LLC.

Polaris and RZR are registered trademarks of Polaris Industries, Inc.

Holly Hill, Fla. – October 27, 2023 – Tsunami® by Metra Electronics® will showcase new clean wire audio installation products at SEMA 2023. This will be the first appearance of the Tsunami® brand at the SEMA Show since Metra announced its revival earlier this year, with products in this line available to be sold exclusively to brick-and-mortar dealers for in-store sales only. On display, October 31 to November 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, will be a 380-piece heat shrink label and ferrule kit, along with a variety of new ferrule and heat shrink restocking packages that can be purchased individually to replenish components that are depleted within the kit.

Clean Wire Installation Heat Shrink Label and Ferrule Kit

This new 380-piece clean wire installation heat shrink label and ferrule kit from Tsunami's® premium TSX line, the TSX-CLEAN-KT, includes the ferrules and heat shrink labels needed to make clean wire audio installations seamless. These easy-to-use clean wire solutions elevate an installation to showroom quality by helping installers perfect every last detail. This kit includes:

  • (20) 10GA heat shrink labels (TSX-10GA-20)
  • (20) 8GA heat shrink labels (TSX-8GA-20)
  • (20) 4GA heat shrink labels (TSX-4GA-20)
  • (20) 0/1GA heat shrink labels (TSX-0GA-20)
  • (120) Speaker wire heat shrink labels (TSX-SPHS-PK)
  • (10) Blue 16/18GA ferrules (TSX-1618BL-FERR)
  • (50) Red and (50) black 16/18GA ferrules (TSX-1618GA-FERR)
  • (10) Red and (10) black 10GA ferrules (TSX-10GA-FERR)
  • (10) Red and (10) black 8GA ferrules (TSX-8GA-FERR)
  • (10) Red and (10) black 4GA ferrules (TSX-4GA-FERR)
  • (10) Red and (10) black 0/1GA ferrules (TSX-0GA-FERR)

Tsunami® is also introducing each of the individual quantities of heat shrink labels and ferrules included in this kit as an individual product that is available to be purchased separately as convenient refill packs. This will give installers the flexibility to replenish their clean wire audio installation components without the need to purchase an entirely new kit.

These productswill be on display at Metra's 2023 SEMA Show booth in the North Hall at the LVCC. The manufacturer's main booth will be #10539 in the North Hall, and its off-roading and powersports products will be on display at booth #60031 in the West Hall. More product details will be available at MetraOnline.com soon after the show.

At Metra, 12volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for 75+ years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine®, Daytona Lights®, and Tsunami®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

SEMA Show vehicle builders to be featured in one-hour TV special on Velocity Network Jan. 7, 2019

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2018) -- Kyle Tucker was crowned winner of the fifth-annual SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition for his 1969 Chevy Camaro during SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after-party designed to celebrate the builders and showcase products from the trade-only Show.

Tucker’s ’69 Camaro (sponsored by exhibitor ARP) beat out the amazing builds of Top 4 finalists Eddie Pettus (1932 Willys aircraft refueling truck, BASF), Rod Nielsen (1972 Mazda R100, Tire Stickers), and Young Gun Kyle Kuhnhausen (1972 Nissan 240Z, Young Guns Regional Winner from Goodguys).

All four builders will be featured along with many other SEMA Show builders in a new episode of the TV special SEMA: Battle of the Builders. Hosted by Adrienne “AJ” Janic and racer Tanner Foust, fifth-annual SEMA: Battle of the Builders TV special will air on the Velocity Channel at 10 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2019.

The 2018 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition included submissions from seasoned builders as well as new customizers representing an elite group of individuals who demonstrated extreme talent, creativity and craftsmanship in modifying cars, trucks, and SUVs. The program was expanded this year to recognize winners in each of the four different categories, with Tucker also winning the Hot Rod title, Pettus earning the Truck/Off-Road honor, Nielsen scoring in Sport Compact and Kuhnhausen in Young Guns (for builders 27 years and younger).

Industry expertsRJ DeVera (Meguiar’s), David Freiburger (Motor Trend Group), and Fred Williams (Motor Trend Group) narrowed down the field of nearly 300 entries, an increase in participation from last year, to the Top 10 in each category before selecting the Top 12 builds overall. The 12 finalists then took over judging duties and voted to name Tucker the overall winner.

For more information about the 2018 Battle of the Builders competition and to see behind-the-scenes footage and interviews of some of this year's contestants, visit www.sema.org/botbor SEMA’sYouTubechannel.

The SEMA Show is a trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry. Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling, functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional details are available atwww.semashow.com orwww.sema.org, 909/396-0289.

Englewood Colo. Nov. 9,2021 -- VAIS Technology announced two new products at the 2021 SEMA show. Fiber optics ambient lighting: recognized as a runner up for best mobile electronics. SEER Smart Access with Push to Start: recognized with two global media awards.

Smart Access System (SEER) with Push to Start incorporates all the benefits of SEER which are proximity keyless entry, walk-away lock, illuminated entry, audible alerts, and adds a Push to Start button. The system will come with a choice of 2 push to start buttons. Plastic OEM looking button and metal button to accommodate the vintage look of a classic. Compatible with any model that doesn’t come with a steering lock system will be available Q1 2022 at $799.99. Pre-orders are taken. Metal push to start button kit can also be purchased from Ididit (ididit.com) completely integrated into the steering column from them.

Fiber Optics Interior Ambient Lighting kit is designed to be added to any vehicle. The kit adds 6 light sources anywhere in the vehicle. Flexible fiber optics cables can be run to any location in the vehicle where you need light at and then are connected to ECU module. Color and brightness are controlled via a smartphone app. Kit was designed for one of the OEM partners for VAIS but will also be available for aftermarket. This high-quality kit will retail for $199.99 and will ship Q1 2022. Pre-Orders accepted now.

Founded in 2003, VAIS Technology offers a wide variety of OEM factory radio upgrades, including SiriusXM add-on adapters, kits for adding a Bluetooth music streaming through a factory radio, and SEER proximity automation. VAIS Technology currently offers products for most automotive brands. All VAIS Technology products are built to OEM standards and are designed to offer seamless functionality for best user experience. VAIS Technology products come with one-year warranty and do not affect OEM warranties. Visit http://www.vaistech.com to learn more.            

VAIS Technology, a Colorado based manufacturer of audio, video, Bluetooth streaming and SiriusXM integration is showing at SEMA 2019, Booth# 31315

EVP Dennis Hopper said, "SEER is a culmination of several years in design and more details to follow just before the SEMA show. We’ll also be showing all of our integrated solutions including the Harley Davidson solution."

Founded in 2003, VAIS Technology offers a wide variety of OEM factory radio upgrades, including SiriusXM add-on adapters, kits for adding a Bluetooth music streaming through a factory radio. VAIS Technology currently offers products for most automotive brands, including Alfa Romeo, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Land Rover, Mercedes, Mazda, Nissan, Porsche, Subaru, Toyota, VW and more. All VAIS Technology products are built to OEM standards and are designed to offer seamless functionality for best user experience. VAIS Technology products come with one-year warranty and do not affect OEM warranties. Visit http://www.vaistech.com to learn more.

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 1, 2017 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC) announced the introduction of a new Replacement OEM Keyless Entry Remote Control program at  the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 31st to November 3rd, 2017.

“We view the SEMA Show as the premier automotive specialty products trade event of the year and it sets the perfect stage for us to showcase and demonstrate all of our product lines with the thousands of attendees present at the show,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “This year at the VOXX Electronics booth we’ll be introducing our new Replacement OEM Keyless Entry Remote Control program, that consists of 2 different remote controls that cover millions of vehicles from 1989 – 2016, and 10 different Universal remote head keys covering multiple vehicle applications.”

VOXX will begin distributing two Replacement Car Remotes that covers millions of vehicles on the road today, from 1989 - 2016.  This allows Retailers and Expediters offer a product everyone needs without carrying hundreds of SKU’s.  VOXX is also making available to its dealer’s a counter top merchandising display to make presenting it even easier. 

Some of the features of the Replacement Car Remotes include:

  • Main Functions – Lock, Unlock, Trunk and Panic
  • 2 AUX buttons for vehicles with remote functions like power van door opening and remote start
  • Designed and assembled in the USA
  • Vehicle lookup printed on packaging

MSRP: $34.95

In addition, VOXX will also be distributing a series of universal remote head keys that allows for many keys to be combined into a small series of keys.  This allows Retailers and Expediters to lower their operating costs by dramatically reducing the amount of inventory they need to carry for this product segment. 

Some of the features of the Universal Remote Head Keys include:

  • Universal Key Replacement including high security and side cut blades
  • Main Functions – Lock, Unlock, Trunk and Panic
  • 2 AUX buttons for vehicles with remote functions like power van door opening and remote start
  • Program up to 4 keys per vehicle
  • FCC Approved
  • Water Resistant

MSRP: $89.95

Demers concluded, “Our new Replacement Car Remotes and Universal Remote Head Keys give our Retails and Expediters an opportunity to enter into the multibillion-dollar aftermarket key replacement program for a minimal investment.  We will continue to expand on this category and even make available to our Dealer’s programmers and key cutting machines for those that want to go even deeper into this exciting category.  At VOXX, we are committed to bring new products and revenue streams to our customers.”

Visit VOXX Electronics at the 2017 SEMA Show in the North Hall, Booth #12017 – Tuesday, October 31st, through Friday, November 3rd, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

For more information about any of the products being shown at SEMA please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com

Located at booth 25125 in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center, WELD will have a strong presence at the 2015 SEMA Show from Nov. 3-6 as they unveil many new products and host a variety of racing celebrities.

“We are excited to greet customers and prospects at our new location within the Racing and Performance Hall at SEMA,” said WELD president and CEO Norm Young. “We will unveil over a dozen new wheel designs at SEMA from our Racing, Street and Strip, and Rekon lines. In addition, our newest division, CCW Forged Performance, will showcase its new Daytona Series of Wheels.”

The list of celebrity appearances at WELD’s booth #25125 begins on the opening day of the show, Tuesday, Nov. 3, with two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser, Jr. from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Formula D driver Justin Pawlak (JTP) from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. On Wednesday, Nov. 4, Street Outlaws star Daddy Dave Comstock will appear 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by NHRA Pro Stock champion Erica Enders from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

WELD will also have numerous show vehicles at SEMA, many of which will display the company’s newest products.

Includes Alpine’s Newest 9-Inch In-Dash System

Torrance, Calif. (Oct. 30, 2018)— Alpine Electronics today unveiled its newest demo vehicle, a 2018 four-door Jeep Wrangler, at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas which runs today through Nov. 2, 2018. This custom-made Wrangler is ready for a casual day on the trail or a tailgating party at the stadium and includes a multitude of features to meet any need in either situation. 

“This Wrangler showcases our newest product, the i209-WRA-JL,” said Mike Anderson, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. “The i209-WRA-JL is the first 9-inch aftermarket screen system for the 2018 four-door Jeep Wrangler, and we’re excited to unveil it in this unique vehicle at the SEMA Show.”

Debut of the i209-WRA-JL

The Alpine infotainment system in the demo vehicle centers around the i209-WRA-JL, a 9-inch touch screen system making its debut at the SEMA Show. The i209-WRA-JL is compatible with the 2018 four-door Jeep Wrangler and is the first aftermarket 9-inch screen upgrade for this model.

The i209-WRA-JL’s mech-less design features AM/FM, Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, HD Radio™, Bluetooth®wireless technology and is SiriusXM-Ready™ (requires tuner and subscription, sold separately). The 9-inch capacitive touch screen is surrounded by a ruggedizeddash bezel, which has hard keys for the most commonly used infotainment sources.

Dual-Zone Infotainment System

A dual-zone, 1680-watt Alpine sound system takes over the Wrangler. For everyday drives, the main cabin is supported by the PSS-23WRA, a 300-watt powered system upgrade for2018 and future model years four-door Jeep Wrangler models that do not have the optional factory Alpine premium sound system. This system consists of the PWE-S8 powered subwoofer, KTP-445U 4-channel compact amplifier, SPR-10TW 2-inch component tweeters, and a remote bass knob. The subwoofer and amplifier are mounted under the front passenger’s seat, while the tweeters fit into the factory locations.

When it’s time torest on the trail or join a tailgate party, the Wrangler’s second sound system is ready to amp up the fun. This 1380-watt, second zone sound system ispowered by two X-Series amplifiers, the 4-channel X-A70F and the mono X-A90M, mounted in the cargo area. Also in the cargo area is a PXE-0850S advanced wireless digital sound processor, which allows for proper sound tuning from the convenience of the compatible smartphone app. One pair of R-Series R-S65 6.5-inch coaxial 2-way speakers is mounted in custom pods located in the rear hatch ceiling, while an R-W12D4 R-Series 12-inch subwoofer supplies emphatic bass.

Smittybilt Stryker front and rear bumpers are mounted on the Wrangler, and both bumpers have Pro Comp lights installed in them. To assist with viewability, an HCE-C2600FD4 front camera and HCE-C2100RD4 rear view camera are installed in the bumpers. Both cameras are controlled by the Alpine KCX-C250MC multi-camera selector interface, allowing for easy back-and-forth switching of the camera images on the i209-WRA-JL’s screen. A Pro Comp light bar provides additional lighting when needed and can be controlled from the i209-WRA-JL’s touch screen via the Alpine KAC-001 external accessory control module.

Custom-Designed Fun

Custom modifications transformed the Wrangler into a rolling entertainment zone. The interior seats are wrapped in smooth grain black Napa leather and feature a gray, custom-stitched design inspired by the pattern on the speaker grills.

The factory hatch door was replaced with a custom door that motorizes out and up, to be used as an awning to provide some welcome shade from the sun. A bench slides out from the hatch, then drops and unfolds once it clears the bumper, revealing black leather seating that matches the Wrangler’s interior. A custom chamber with a built-in drink cooler and the R-W12D4 subwoofer is attached to the back of the bench and slides out along with it. 

The Wrangler was customized by Define Customs of Orange, Calif. The vehicle is on display at the SEMA Show in the Smittybilt booth (South Hall, #35061) and will be used at Alpine consumer and retailer events throughout 2019. The i209-WRA-JL will be available at authorized Alpine retailers in February 2019.

Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is solely responsible for the design and marketing of Alpine Restyle products. Alpine and Alpine Restyle are registered trademarks of Alpine Electronics, Inc.Jeep is a registered trademark of FCA US LLC.CarPlay is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android Auto is a trademark of Google Inc. Sirius, XM, SiriusXM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. “HD Radio” is a registered trademark of iBiquity Digital Corporation. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Alpine Electronics, Inc. is under license.

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