Car Toys

2015 CES, and the Connectivity Path to Autonomous Cars
February 1, 2015

The vehicle is very important, because—unlike some other smaller autonomous concepts—it brings the notion of luxury to a transportation appliance. This, in turn, will create huge opportunities for aftermarket personalization.

JL Audio Names Product Training Specialist
January 15, 2015

JL Audio announced that it has named Robert Haynes its new product trainer. Haynes is a veteran of Rydeen North America, as well as Al & Ed’s Autosound and Car Toys.

The Value of Multiple Perspectives
January 1, 2015

Jim Warren, Car Toys’ senior vice president of merchandising, has lived a noteworthy career that has seen successes on both the retail and manufacturing sides of the marketing fence—and he says he has accumulated business and life lessons that have served him well from both.

The 2012 Dealerscope 40 Under 40
June 1, 2012

The exclusive release of the annual Dealerscope 40 Under 40.

When we asked this year's group of 40 Under 40 industry stars to share their take on the state of the economy, one of our favorite answers came from Micah Williams, owner of Sonus Car Audio in Clarksville, Tenn. "Our outlook is if you're going to stand behind the counter, clerk boxes and compete on price then the economy is bad," he said.

2012 Dealerscope Buying Group Profiles
April 19, 2012

Azione Unlimited 35 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19380 Phone: (610) 344-7477 Fax: (610) 344-7734 Website: Richard Glikes, President & CCO Members: 150 expected by year-end Key Suppliers: Canton, Digital Projection, JBL Synthesis, Revel, Lexicon, Integra, Peerless AV, Monitor Audio, JL Audio, Perfect Path, Sonance, IC Realtime, Stewart Filmscreens, Salamander, Epson, Liberty Audio…

Best Buy, Car Toys Take Alliance National
February 14, 2012

Best Buy and Car Toys Tuesday announced a "strategic alliance," which the companies say will establish "the first commercial after-market car electronics service throughout the U.S."

The companies had formed a trial partnership, in two Pennsylvania markets, last fall. Under the expanded alliance, Best Buy will offer car electronics sales and installation services for dealerships, fleet managers and insurance companies.

Best Buy to Carry OnStar FMV
July 18, 2011

Best Buy will carry OnStar's FMV product when it goes on sale July 24, Best Buy and General Motors announced Monday.

SoundAdvice Adding Car Audio
July 7, 2011

SoundAdvice, which recently resurfaced in Florida, has brought back a former company executive to head up its new car audio division.