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Kenwood USA has introduced two new marine receivers that offer connectivity to the latest smartphone platforms such as Android and iPhone, plus convenient front-panel control over multiple connected music services.

The KMR-555U ($250.00) is a full-featured CD receiver with a large 3-line display that shows multiple lines of scrolling text streamed from Pandora Internet Radio, iHeart-Radio, Clear Channel's all-in-one digital radio service featuring live and custom stations, satellite radio from SiriusXM (optional SXV Connect Vehicle Tuner sold separately, SiriusXM subscription required) or from music stored on an iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch or Android

Kenwood USA  has introduced new Reference Series speakers developed exclusively for the Kenwood Excelon specialty retailer network.

A new Reference component speaker system in Excelon lineup is the XR-1800P ($340.00 suggested retail price). The woofer has an oversized 7" effective surface that delivers better bass response than most other speakers fitting into a standard 6-½" provision. An advanced hybrid pulp cone incorporates hemp, glass fiber and paper into a material that is stiffer than polypropylene and more acoustically neutral than carbon fiber.

Kenwood has introduced two new Excelon in-dash navigation receivers for 2013. The DNX890HD ($1,400) and DNX690HD ($1,100) are covered by a limited two-year manufacturer's warranty and are available through authorized Kenwood Excelon retailers.

Seamless OEM integration with a factory Ford SYNC system is made possible through Kenwood's introduction of iDataLink Maestro RR (manufactured and sold separately by Automotive Data Solutions). Using the iDataLink Maestro RR module and vehicle-specific quick-connect T-harness system, both Kenwood Excelon in-dash navigation models communicate with the vehicle data network and SYNC module.

Kenwood has introduced seven new CD receivers that will be sold exclusively through the Kenwood Excelon retailer network. All seven models have audio connectivity and control capabilities for music files stored on or accessed by iPhone, iPod and Android smartphones.

New for 2013 is iPhone Siri control in all Bluetooth models as well as automatic iPhone Bluetooth pairing. The popular iHeart Radio, Clear Channel's all-in-one digital radio service featuring live and custom stations, and Aha are fully supported for iPhone and Android smartphones in many of the step-up models. Satellite radio

Pioneer Electronics is offering a $120 mail-in rebate with the purchase an AppRadio 2 smartphone-powered in-dash receiver from any authorized Pioneer retailer through April 30, 2013.

The AppRadio 2 enhances today's in-vehicle smartphone experience, providing users with convenience and safer access and control of many compatible apps, ranging from audio entertainment to navigation, through its large 7-inch touchscreen display. Users can conveniently connect their compatible smartphones to their vehicle in multiple ways.

Pioneer Electronics has announced its latest in-dash navigation infotainment systems are now available at local Pioneer retailers. The AVIC-X850BT and the AVIC-X950BH and offer the latest technologies to keep drivers informed and entertained.

Today's consumers are more mobile than ever and always in search for ways to stay connected and entertained, even while in the car. Both infotainment systems have built-in route guidance with turn-by-turn directions, DVD/CD/MP3/WMA playback, a large 7- or 6.1-inch touchscreen display and easy-to-use graphical user interface.

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