Firstech Compustar Signs On Premier Remote Start Dealer

SEATTLE, WA (08.26.2020) – Firstech has announced that Compustar and DroneMobile products will now be sold and installed at all Custom Sounds & Tint retail locations in Texas, Missouri, Illinois, and Oklahoma. Custom Sounds & Tint will offer many of Compustar’s premier solutions, including the 3-Mile Range PRO T12 remote starter and alarm system.

Over the past 5 years, Firstech has increased marketing efforts to promote the benefits of Compustar remote starters in hotter climates, utilizing platforms like Facebook and Google to fuel a 90% increase in consumer engagement over that span. Firstech’s retail partnership with Custom Sounds & Tint will allow both companies to meet this increased demand head-on.

Named “The Best Place to Have Installation Work” by Install News Magazine, Custom Sounds & Tint has over 20 retail locations in major cities such as Austin, San Antonio, St. Louis, and Oklahoma City. Each location’s staff will receive direct training from Firstech’s award-winning technical support team led by Wade Beebe and Joshua Woodie.

To find a Custom Sounds & Tint location near you, use Compustar’s Dealer Locator tool at or visit See for more.

Vision Zero Automotive Network Welcomes Custom Sounds & Tint

SOUTHFIELD, MI (05.04.2020) – The Vision Zero Automotive Network announced that Austin, TX based Custom Sounds & Tint has pledged its support for the network’s mission to help eliminate traffic-related fatalities by the year 2036. As part of its partnership, Custom Sounds & Tint will add its 20 retail store locations to the growing list currently populating the recently launched dealer locator. The retail partnership, and Preferred Plus Retailer status, represent a significant step in helping consumers find high-quality mobile electronics retailers that specialize in the latest available vehicle safety technology for the aftermarket.

The Vision Zero Automotive Network launched its new website at in April 2019 with a focus on educating visitors, introducing aftermarket safety technologies, and enlisting safety product manufacturers and suppliers to participate. The new Preferred Retailer locator lets visitors search for qualified retail centers by distance from their location as well as proximity to an entered address. Visitors can further refine the list based on six categories and more than 30 product types and services offered.

“Custom Sounds & Tint has always been committed to creating better and safer driving experiences for our customers,” said Mike Cofield, CEO of Custom Sounds & Tint. “Our employees train to understand and embrace the latest aftermarket products so they can confidently educate customers on the best options for their vehicle. It is an honor to be considered a “Preferred Plus Retailer” by the Vision Zero Automotive Network and look forward to doing our part to make vehicles safer and the overall driving experience better.” 

The Vision Zero Automotive Network has also finalized its qualifications for others to join and have their retail location listed as a Preferred Retailer or a Preferred Plus Retailer. To be listed, retailers must meet specific criteria to become part of the network. Retailers that feel they meet the requirements can fill out the Store Submission Form.

“We want to thank Custom Sounds & Tint for joining us in this important cause,” said Bernie Sapienza, executive director of the Vision Zero Automotive Network. “Our objective is to educate consumers on the severity of traffic-related accidents and fatalities and then show how we can eliminate them through technology that is readily available for the vehicles they already own. Custom Sounds & Tint has been a highly respected aftermarket 12V retailer for more than 30 years, and we’re thrilled that they are supporting our mission.”

For more information on the Vision Zero Automotive network, contact Bernie Sapienza, executive director, at, or visit for more.