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Wireless charging today often sacrifices convenience for charging time. Toshiba has attempted to address this issue with its new wireless charging chip that is announced to charge just as fast as a normal wired charger.   While Toshiba claims that the new chip offers both speed and convenience, the chip…
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Pioneer announced one of the first aftermarket in-dash car multimedia systems to provide Apple CarPlay, allowing consumers the ability to upgrade the vehicle they already own. CarPlay compatibility will be available early this summer via a firmware update to the five 2014 NEX in-dash multimedia receivers. Utilizing large, in-dash Pioneer LCD displays,…
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MyKey, a tool that parents of teen drivers can use to encourage safer driving habits, is also becoming a useful technology for many fleet managers. MyKey debuted as standard equipment on the 2010 Ford Focus; it is now standard on nearly all Ford and Lincoln models. MyKey allows owners to…
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Alpine Electronics will start selling a stand-alone console supporting Apple's newly announced CarPlay system starting this fall. The system will allow drivers to view maps, listen to music and access other iPhone functions. While a slew of carmakers will soon start offering vehicles that come standard with a CarPlay interface…
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Scosche announced its partnership with industry expert, Connects2, for the European distribution of Scosche’s automotive electronics and accessory products. Connects2 will serve as Master Distributor for both the Eastern and Western European regions. Connects2 will introduce Scosche’s collection of installation kits, harnesses and OE integration accessories to new markets across…
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