Mobile Electronics & Technology

Models/ TV Hosts Sarah Schreiber and Casey O'Keefe Talk Hand Protection and Glove Use

Adenna Inc. (SEMA booth #10369), a global supplier of high quality disposable gloves since 1997, will release a series of professionally filmed videos about hand protection and proper glove use for auto mechanics.

These one of a kind videos are hosted by models, actors and TV hosts, Sarah Schreiber and Casey O'Keefe. They are filmed at the SEMA Garage facility in Southern California. Topics include handling chemicals with nitrile gloves, the differences between latex and nitrile gloves, proper glove use, glove selection and much more. These videos range from 1.5 minutes to less than 3 minutes long, and were filmed in interesting formats and settings to highly engage the audience.


ATLANTA – E-commerce continues to accelerate in the automotive aftermarket industry. New research shows that 56% of online automotive parts and accessories shoppers are making their purchases online – an 8% increase over the previous year. The study also indicates that consumers are combining online and in-store channels for an omnichannel shopping experience. Omnichannel is when shoppers seamlessly shift between mobile, online and in-store resources to research, purchase, pick up and return their items.

The findings are from the annual UPS (NYSE:UPS) “What’s Driving the Automotive Parts Online Shopper” study.*

Pittasoft Will Showcase Connected Dashcams at the SEMA SHOW 2015 in Las Vegas

Korean Manufacturer of the BlackVue Dashboard Cameras to Participate in the Premier Automotive Specialty Products Trade Event.

Pittasoft will exhibit in the Westgate of the Las Vegas Convention Center (booth #15517) during the SEMA Show 2015, the world's premier automotive specialty products trade event, taking place from November 3 to 6.

Pittasoft, with its BlackVue brand, has set the standard in the car dashcam industry since it was established in 2007. Taking car dashboard camera technology to the next level with its Full-HD 1-channel and 2-channel cameras, Pittasoft enhanced user experience by connecting dashcams to smart devices over Wi-Fi.

Now with BlackVue Over the Cloud, Pittasoft is set to embrace the connected car era to provide even more benefits to its customers, from individual car owners to businesses with fleets of vehicles.
Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, Pittasoft manufactures its dashcams locally and has a global network of more than 50 distributors.

RetroSound® Introduces New Long Beach Radio for Classic Vehicles

Retro Manufacturing, the industry leader in audio solutions for the classic restoration market, is introducing their newest radio offering: the Long Beach. The Long Beach is the first radio for vintage vehicles to feature SiriusXM® satellite radio compatibility. Connect, control and enjoy Satellite Radio, including new SiriusXM® Xtra Channels, through the Long Beach using the SiriusXM® SXV300 tuner. This tuner plugs directly into the Long Beach without the need for special adapters or translators. The compact size installs easily and discreetly behind the dash for a fully integrated look.

A new class of car to open up new opportunities in the custom car market

Melbourne-based electric vehicle technology company EVX will be releasing the world’s first solar sports car, the Immortus. In the process of doing this new technologies that make the full electrification or hybridization of custom cars easier has been developed and opened new opportunities for custom car builders.

The Immortus – a car that takes the technology of current solar racers (from the World Solar Challenge) that currently race across contents around the world at the edge of legal speed limits and brings it to a street legal sports car. Such a car is independent of energy supply infrastructure, and positioned in the market for buyers looking for a unique vehicle.

Because the Immortus itself is so unique, it has opened up numerous opportunities in the custom car industry.

EVX’s hybrid retrofit kit ideal for commercial fleets

Melbourne-based EVX Ventures has announced that the electric vehicle technology company will be testing and deploying their hybrid retrofit kit technology on the current Hyundai i30 and Toyota Corolla in co-operation with a Queensland-based company called Renew Fleet. A spin off company from diesel aftermarket specialist Roo Systems, Renew Fleet provides cost effective solutions for commercial fleets to reduce fuel and operating costs, while reducing the carbon footprint.

Derived from the research and development of EVX’s the Immortus solar sports car concept, the hybrid retrofit kit will be designed to be a simple, cost effective “bolt on” aftermarket product, enabling current petrol cars to be converted from being petrol powered to plug-in hybrid.

Race Sport Lighting Releases “Nuclear Blacked Out” All-In-One LED Light Bar Kits

“Alpine stated it correctly at CES last year when they announced that the future of mobile electronics is vehicle specific, not universal. Race Sport Lighting couldn’t agree more and as we stay committed to our technology always leading the lighting industry, we have many vehicle specific solutions coming out this year.” Said Henry Jasper from Race Sport Lighting

Race Sport’s new “Nuclear Blacked Out” All-In-One LED Light Bar Kits include LED light bar, vehicle specific mounting brackets, protection locks, legal compliance covers, and heavy duty harness. They offer kits for Chevy, Ford, Nissan and Toyota trucks.

Voyomotive will be exhibiting VOYO, its ground-breaking connected car platform at SEMA 2015 in Las Vegas, booth #15123

VOYO is based on the world’s most advanced OBD-II unit which can be paired with wireless relays to control a vehicle’s engine. It reads generic and proprietary codes from almost all controllers and uses raw CAN bus data.

VOYO is owner-installed in 2 minutes. It connects to the Cloud which analyzes vehicle data and sends information back to the driver through a smartphone app. The system supports AES 256-bit encryption.

First release includes:
• EcoStart, the first ever aftermarket start/stop system
• Lock/unlock of doors using a smartphone
• Real time monitoring of malfunctions
• Automatic detection and crowdsourcing of hazardous road conditions such as black ice, rain, road obstacles and accidents

Next release includes:
• Driver access/authorization for commercial fleets
• Reservation app for car sharing
• Cellular connectivity
• Advanced anti-theft and vehicle recovery

Get Our Patent-Pending QR Codes For Your SEMA Show 2015 Vehicles

If you are going to have display vehicles at your booth, contact us at to get your vehicles added to our SEMA Show 2015 section on the CHARIOTZ website and app, and get our patent-pending QR codes for those vehicles.

When a booth visitor scans a vehicle’s QR code using the CHARIOTZ app, he or she instantly sees all products used and work done on that vehicle. You can pinpoint and describe all the visible AND invisible modifications done to the vehicle. If it is a restored vehicle, you can share the painstaking work that went into bringing it back to car show condition. You enter the information that the visitor sees, so you can be as detailed as you want to be, including adding any stories behind each vehicle – most vehicles do have interesting stories behind them.

The CHARIOTZ app also stores all scanned vehicles on the visitor’s phone for later viewing and sharing, so you continue to get exposure even after the visitor has left your booth.

Klock Werks® FIT KITs Powered by KICKER® Now Shipping to Authorized KICKER Dealers

STILLWATER, USA – Klock Werks® Kustom Cycles (Mitchell, S.D.) has developed and perfected seven high-performance sound solutions incorporating KICKER® audio components for motorcycle riders, and now they are available through Authorized KICKER Dealers as a part of KICKER’s Vehicle-Specific Solutions (VSS™) lineup. Klock Werks FIT KITs Powered by KICKER deliver all-weather performance, ease of installation and perfect integration with the factory radio, thanks to a KICKER speaker/amp combination and a custom Klock Werks wiring harness and bracketing – no cutting or alteration required.

Klock Werks FIT KITs Powered by KICKER are compatible with more than 100 motorcycle models from Harley-Davidson®, Victory®, Indian® and Kawasaki®.

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