Hautomobile Influence

Consumer electronics take on a sedan-inspired form and function

Implications - Appealing to a love for one’s vehicle, consumer electronic brands are extending car pride beyond the garage with designs that resemble automobile components. As cars remain a status symbol despite economic uncertainty, automobile-inspired accessories help owners show pride and oglers obtain a tangible taste of luxury.
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Warm 34,391 Clicks Pub: May 11, 13
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Warm 10,964 Clicks Pub: Nov 28, 13
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Mild 1,977 Clicks Pub: Jul 17, 13
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Mild 6,442 Clicks Pub: Jun 20, 13
Luxury Automaker Sound Systems
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Car-Shaped USB Hubs - These Extra USB Ports Can Seat Passenger-Shaped Flash Drives
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Untested 2,499 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 13
Car-Shaped USB Hubs
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Car Part Chronometers - The Porsche 911 Tabletop Clock Looks Like it was Snatched from the Dashboard
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Untested 2,404 Clicks Pub: May 8, 13
Car Part Chronometers
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