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Apple CarPlay Brings iOS to Your Dashboard

Is there a more culturally significant combination of technologies than the automobile and the radio? Since first debuting in the 1930s, the car radio has become a mainstay in our lives, providing the soundtrack to countless memories on weekend night drives around town, long-distance roadtrips, and, uh, all of the other things that go on in a car. Over the years, the car stereo has evolved to include FM radio, then the…

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Inside the Abt Mobile Audio Installation Department

Abt has made a name for itself over the years as a provider of just about anything you’d ever need to outfit your dream home. What many local customers may not know is that we also have an award-winning mobile audio installation department on-site, who are some of the best in the biz at making your vehicle just as awesome as your home. With the weather finally beginning to improve, there’s no better time…

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Abt’s Mobile Audio Featured in Men’s Book Chicago

We are very proud of our Mobile Audio Department.  From our incredible selection, our knowledgeable sales staff and our professional installers, our Mobile Audio Department is an excellent place when you are looking to add new features to your car. Men’s Book Chicago recently released a list of the Top 10 Best Auto Services in the Chicagoland area.  We were chosen for our amazing selection and custom designs.  We thank Men’s Book Chicago for the recognition…

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Not Your Average Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler is one of the most capable off road vehicles ever built, hands down.  Remaining nearly unchanged for over 70 years, the Wrangler has been the pinnacle of a classic design that has stood the test of time.  Drop the top, turn the key, and go cruising (down the highway or up a mountain, your choice). So how do you make one of the coolest SUVs in the world, even…

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Abt's Mobile Electronics Installers Do It All

Abt’s mobile audio department can turn your car into your own personal playground. John S., mobile electronics department manager called me today and said, “Do you want to come down and see an iPad that I just put in the dash of a car?” I grabbed my camera and headed down to mobile electronics. I had an image in my head of what I thought it would look like, and admittedly, I…

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Get Ready for Summer Crusin'

Abt’s mobile audio department can get any vehicle ready to rock! It’s almost boating season, so make sure you aren’t stuck on a lake with nothing to listen to. We just got finished installing a new stereo system in a Yamaha jet boat today. It’s got new Kenwood speakers, a receiver made to use with an iPod, an Alpine marine amp, and Alpine marine sub woofers. Whatever mode of transportation you use,…

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Abt Says Goodbye to the Caddie

Abt’s Escalade has found a new home. Sold last week, the Cadillac Escalade left the Abt showroom and will be a great truck for it’s new owners. The Escalade had hundreds of hours of custom audio work, and a Playstation in the back for added fun! Sad to see it go, but we know it’s in a good home! -Kelly B.…

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New Sound in Mobile Audio

Have you stopped by Abt’s car audio department lately? If you have, then you have probably heard beats pounding from the new Focal Speakers. Focal has four lines of mobile audio speakers—the Utopia Be, K2 Power, Polyglass, and Access 1. Abt carries the K2 Power and Polyglass series of speakers and amplifiers. I listened to them this morning when I talked to Neil R, (manager of the mobile audio department) wow, they are…

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