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Five Tips for a Fabulously Fun Spring Road Trip

1.    Destination: The Journey IS the Reward 2.    Ride with A Road Warrior 3.    Choose the Road Less Traveled 4.    Pack the Miscellaneous and Unusual 5.    If You Plan for Lemons, You’ll Drink Lemonade

Driving season has finally arrived here in Illinois and it seems the K40 team spots another classic, hot rod, modern muscle, or high performance sports…Read more

First Ride in the Porsche Taycan

Truth be told, it wasn’t us in either seat of the late 2019 availability Porsche Taycan (pronounced TIE CON). But supposedly, this is the first passenger ride video to surface showing how this EV (Porsche’s first production electric vehicle) handles.

We enjoyed watching 600HP delivered by an all-wheel twin motor drive drift around a secret…Read more

Save Time & Money Spring Cleaning Your Car

Larry Kosilla of AMMO NYC is a YouTube star (nearly 1 million channel subscribers) when it comes to vehicle cleaning and detailing. Some of his processes take an entire day and the cost of the equipment, tools, and cleaners is significant. So when he released a  step-by-step video on how to save time and money when Spring…Read more

10 Tips For Safe Spring Driving

Once the weather warms up and the dangers of ice and snow are a distant memory, if you’re like most drivers, you think you can drop your vigilance when it comes to road hazards. In reality, it seems Spring introduces a broad range of safety concerns.

A recent Carwise article highlighted 10 potential spring driving safety threats….Read more

K40 Electronics Announces New Translucent Arrow Design Integration Option

Built-in radar and laser systems display police alerts with arrow indicators in rear view mirror

March 12, 2019, Elgin, IL – K40 Electronics, a premier police radar and laser technology manufacturer announced today its built-in radar and laser systems offer a new translucent alert arrow display with the K40 Radar-Mirror integration option.

Factory…Read more

K40 Electronics Announces Canada Representation Partnership with Graham Advantage Group Inc

Sales, product, & distribution pro heads up firm specializing in growing Canadian independent mobile electronics retailers’ businesses

February 14, 2019, Elgin, IL – K40 Electronics , a premier manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance police radar/laser detector systems, announced today the appointment of The Graham Advantage Group, Inc. of Alberta as its manufacturers’ representative in the Alberta and…Read more

K40 Electronics Offers Training, Product Demos, & ‘Something Special’ at KnowledgeFest Long Beach

Raising radar/laser category awareness & highlighting benefits of partnering with K40 are top priority 

January 21, 2019 Elgin, IL – K40 Electronics announced today the key objectives for its product category training sessions and booth presentations at KnowledgeFest Long Beach, February 23-25, at the Long Beach Convention Center, are to raise awareness of the…Read more

UV Coated, Heated Windshields, and Portable Radar Detectors: What To Know

To increase passenger comfort, many vehicle manufacturers utilize UV coated windshields to reduce heat buildup in the vehicle cabin. Often referred to as Low-E glass, infrared-reflective, solar glass, or athermic windshields, UV coated windshields have an almost transparent layer of metal film in the glass.

For drivers without factory installed UV coated windshields, metallic window…Read more

Autonomous Vehicles and K40 Laser Defusers: What You Need To Know

We were recently asked by a K40 dealer if LIDAR (Light Detecting And Ranging) technology use in autonomous (self-driving) vehicles might cause our Laser Defuser™ laser jammer products to give false alerts.

K40 has not received a single report of vehicles with LIDAR-based autonomous capabilities causing a false alert or any performance issues with our Laser Defusers.

That said, we…Read more

Radar Detectors Make Safer Drivers

It seems like not a day goes by that you don’t read, hear about, or personally experience the relatively new driving scourge term known as “distracted driving” Based on a formal definition of the term:

“distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people…Read more