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    Official: Pagani and Sonus Faber ink deal for high-end Huayra audio system
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    Along with a mysterious Track Pack for the Pagani Huayra, the Italian builder of deliciously crafted supercars announced a partnership with Sonus Faber, Italian builders of deliciously crafted speakers, at the Geneva Motor Show. Pagani didn't reveal how many speakers the Sonus Faber kit has, but ...

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    Logic3 classes up headphones with Prancing Horse
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    White earphones too bland for you? Black too slow? Your otherwise high-end cans just not expensive enough? Logic3 hopes to remedy your plight with its new line of Ferrari-branded earphones and headphones. Logic3's Cavallino line is intended for the well-heeled audio enthusiast with aluminum ...

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    Official: Nissan partners with Ministry of Sound for one-of-a-kind Juke Box [w/videos]
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    Ministry of Sound has grown over the past two decades into an internationally renowned brand, including a record label, fashion line and series of consumer electronics. But it all started with a single room, designed by Martin Audio, that is said to have some of the best accoustics and finest ...

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    Official: This is what the 2013 Ford Focus ST sounds like [w/audio]
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    To say that we're eager to drive the 2013 Ford Focus ST is one of the understatements of the year. After seeing lots of photos and videos, we can't wait to get Ford's new hot hatch out on the road, and now, we have a pretty good idea of what sort of aural stimulation the turbocharged Focus will ...

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    Ferrari branding expands again, now includes headphones
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    Ferrari isn't shy about slapping its logo on just about anything it thinks it can sell to fans that will never be able to afford one of its cars. We've seen phones (plenty of them), computers, a home gym... and now, headphones and iPod speaker docks. This new deal with Logic3 features six ...

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    New York 2010: Volkswagen Polo wins 2010 World Car of the Year award
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    2010 World Car of the Year winner Volkswagen Polo
    Awards season is finally winding down with the 2010 World Car of the Year and World Performance Car of the Year being handed out this morning at the 2010 New York Auto Show. After whittling the fields down to three finalists in each category, the ...

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    VIDEO: BMW announces SYNC-like voice recognition technology for nav, audio
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    Click above to view two videos of BMW's new voice recognition system after the jump
    Issuing voice commands to your vehicle's infotainment system used to be an arduous task that rarely, if ever, produced the desired effect. New systems, like Ford's SYNC, have cured many of those ills and BMW is on ...

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    REPORT: Honda to invest in Pioneer electronics
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    In spite of Honda's $2.91 billion Q1 loss, the Japanese marque knows the investment show must go on, and it's reported to be finalizing a stake in Pioneer. The Japanese electronics maker is shutting down its home electronics division, which has been losing money for years, in order to focus on ...

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    Scion picks a partner for HD Radio
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    Scion has selected iBiquity Digital to provide HD Radio technology in some of its audio systems. Scion hasn't said how it plans to integrate iBiquity into Scions, or which cars will get the systems first, but the partnership marks another incursion of HD Radio into the mass market -- BMW, Ford and ...

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    Bentley's new 1100-watt sound system, courtesy of Naim
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    Click above for a high-res photo gallery of the Naim Audio System Dropping us yet another hint that ultra-luxury automobile buyers really do listen to Kanye West when their windows are rolled up, Bentley Motors has announced an exclusive partnership with British high-end audio manufacturer Naim ...

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    Prius targeted: Maryland lawmakers want "minimum" vehicle sound levels
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    Click above for a high-resolution gallery of the 2007 Toyota Prius Touring. While the Toyota Prius and other hybrids may be the next best thing to riding a Vespa for the environment, one group has been concerned about their lack of noise they produce. Members of the National Federation of the ...

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    Retro Sound radio brings modern music to your classic car
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    The great thing about vintage cars is, well, they're vintage cars. One of their drawbacks is vintage sound from vintage speakers and vintage playback capabilities. For those times when neither 8-tracks nor some gaudy modern stereo system will do, the Retro Sound Model One keeps things looking ...

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    Better sound in Volvos: HD radio standard in 2009
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    Since the debut of the original C70, and even before, Volvo's had a hi-fi fetish. That first C70 debuted the idea of in-car surround, running a Pro Logic head unit with available Dynaudio drivers arranged around the cabin. Volvo wants to continue offering its customers a euphonic experience, so ...

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    Toyota gets in on the iPod integration game
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    When a new car lists "iPod Jack" in its feature list, you never know just how much of a feature that really is. Sometimes it just means your iPod will play and charge while plugged in to the car stereo, but forget about changing artists or choosing a new playlist unless you fish it out of ...

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    Honk? How 'bout "Move it, Sucka!"?
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    It'll cost you about the same as an iPod, but it's so much cooler. Or obnoxious. Mike Kosco dreamed up a way to make his Hummer growl, as well as sing whatever nuggets that could be crammed into 256 megabytes, too. If you're driving around a Hummer with the Incredible Hulk on the hood, you should ...

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    Only the beginning: hard drives in cars
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    There's already been a silent technology explosion in automobiles over the last ten years. Command and control has become largely a computerized affair. With high and low speed data buses throughout the automobile, your car is basically a network. It used to be that you'd press the power window ...

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    The mobile audio equivalent of a Howitzer: Subwoofer Truck
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    The naming is appropriate for a low-frequency addicted BAMF - Sub Mofo. If you're looking to jiggle the teacups in Aunt Millie's breakfast nook over in the next county, this is the vehicle for you! It appears to be some sort of promotional vehicle for mobile audio manufacturer Power Acoustik. In ...

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    Good riddance: The demise of the in-dash CD player is nigh
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    A few short years ago, getting a CD player or better yet, a multidisc changer in your car was an upgrade. Now, the little silver disc has taken up residence with cassettes as cast-off technology. Even with the cheap digital to analog converters that are in car stereos, CDs have a sound advantage ...

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    VW + LG = MP3
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    You might say that, in terms of broad market appeal, the iPod is the VW of personal electronics. If that's the case, then what happens when Volkswagen comes out with a digital media player of its own? The German automaker has teamed up with LG to produce a special MP3 player designed and branded as ...

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    The M3's V8 put through its paces, and your speakers
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    Our friends abroad were able to procure a duo of audio samples that give the full aural range of the new V8 powering BMW's upcoming M3. The two tracks, which are available here through the PistonHeads website, include one sample of all eight cylinders working their way to crescendo and on to a ...

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