20 Mar 2020
The new ASK Group video is now online!

We invite you to watch our new corporate video

17 Jan 2020
ASK do Brasil received the "Super" award from FCA LATAM
During the competition that took place in December 2019 in Betim (MG, Brazil),
12 Jan 2020
The JVCKENWOOD Group at CES 2020
The JVCKENWOOD Group exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020, 
02 Dec 2019
A delegation from the "Ningbo Economic & Technical Development Zone" (NETD) visiting ASK Reggio Emilia
We are pleased to inform you that, on December 5th 2019, we received the visit of a delegation from the "Ningbo Economic & Technical Development Zone" (NETD)
11 Sep 2019
"Silver Medal 2019" Award for Sustainability

Also for 2019, ASK GROUP received the "Silver Medal 2019" award,

23 Mar 2019
Opening of Capannone 18 at Innovation Park, Reggio Emilia

We are pleased to inform you that on March 29th & 30th, 2019 

22 Feb 2019
ASK as Sponsor of the Master " Sound Technology and Musical Composition"

We are pleased to inform you that for the academic year 2018-2019,

02 Nov 2018
Conclusion of the Intelligent Antenna project Co-financed by the Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy

We are pleased to inform you that we have successfully completed the Industrial Research and Experimental Development process

13 Sep 2018
ASK at the International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality

As part of the ANM (Active Noise Management) project financed by the Italian Ministery of Economic Development (MISE)

04 Aug 2018
"Silver Plate 2018" Sustainability Award

The ASK Group received the Sustainability Award "Silver Plate 2018" from PSA,

27 Jun 2018
ASK Tunisia won PSA Award "Best Plant 2018"

On June 27th 2018 at the PSA Factory of Kenitra (Morocco), ASK Tunisia won the award "Best Plant 2018".

08 May 2018
ASK won CAPSA R&D Excellence Award 2018
During CAPSA Suppliers' Conference that was held on March 30th 2018 at Crowne Plaza Shenzhen Longgang City Centre, ASK received the CAPSA R&D Excellence Award 2018
03 Jan 2018
The JVCKENWOOD Group at CES 2018

The JVCKENWOOD Group is presenting its newest products from the Automotive and Media Service divisions at CES 2018,

10 Dec 2017
The ASK Group expands in the USA thanks to the Incorporation of ASK USA Inc.
The ASK Group, in order to complete its corporate footprint, is pleased to announce the incorporation of ASK USA Inc.,
04 Sep 2017
The JVCKENWOOD Group at IFA Berlin 2017

The JVCKENWOOD Group exhibited its products under the JVC and KENWOOD brands at IFA Berlin 2017,

03 May 2017
ASK Group receives GEELY Excellent R&D Supplier Award 2017

On May 8th 2017, during GEELY annual convention at Hangzhou Intercontinental Hotel, China, ASK Group received the Excellent R&D Supplier award 2017.

27 Feb 2017
New Article on ASK Group: The Sound of progress

ASK  Group designs, develops and manufactures loudspeakers, subwoofer boxes, amplifiers, antennas and cables for the automotive industry.

07 Dec 2016
ASK receives the FCA Group "Qualitas 2016" award for standardization

On December 14th 2016, at Lingotto Convention Center in Turin, ASK received the "Qualitas 2016" Award,

21 Sep 2016
BBAC presents "Excellent supplier " 2015 Award to ASK Ningbo

ASK Ningbo has been rewarded as 2015 BBAC "EXCELLENT SUPPLIER".

03 Sep 2015
BBAC presents 'Excellent Supplier' Award to ASK Ningbo

On 28th August BBAC supplier day ASK Ningbo rewarded as 2014 BBAC "EXCELLENT SUPPLIER".

01 Apr 2015
ASK is now part of JVC Kenwood group

ASK Industries 100% shares have been acquired on 1st of April 2015  by JVC Kenwood Corporation; ASK will act as an autonomous subsidiary of the JVC Kenwood Group.

28 Mar 2015
ASK Group new Logo and Web Site

ASK new web site is from beginning of April on line; we have now a more functional site with a modern style according to the new ASK Logo.

19 Jun 2014
PSA presents "Best Plants of 2014" supplier award to ASK Tunisia

On 17th of June in the Peugeot Citroen Group headquarter in Poissy ASK Tunisian plant has been named 'Best Plants of 2014'.

13 May 2013
Launch of the first Mercedes-Benz S-Class with Burmester Premium and Burmester High-End System, driven by ASK Premium and High End amplifier
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of Premium and High-End audio amplifiers for Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars with Burmester Premium and with Burmester High-End System
14 May 2012
ASK wins the Daimler Special Award for Innovation
13 May 2012
First order to ASK by BMW Auto
ASK-Germany is nominated supplier first for audio-amplifiers then also for speakers by BMW.
14 May 2011
Establishment of ASK Tunisia
The tunisian plant is dedicated to the production of cables for our European customers.
13 May 2011
Launch of the first AMG / B&O / ASK Advanced Sound System
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of Advanced Sound audio amplifiers and speakers for Mercedes-Benz AMG Passenger Cars with B&O Advanced Sound System
14 May 2010
Launch of the first SDARS antenna integrated in Maserati GranCabrio
Our antenna has been approved after the severe tests conducted in US by Sirius.
13 May 2010
Joint venture with Hangsheng Electronics, China
The commercial JV has allowed ASK to enter the important customer FAW-VW (and its subsidiaries)
14 May 2009
ASK design first short-rod roof antenna of VW Group
Based on a deep predevelopment phase performed by us together with the VW's technical department.
13 May 2009
Launch of the first Porsche Panamera / Burmester /ASK High End System
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of High-End audio amplifiers and speakers for Porsche Passenger Cars with Burmester High-End Sound System
14 May 2006
Establishment of ASK China in Ningbo
ASK China is a wholly-owned company, based in the sea-city of Ningbo (Beilun district) connected to Shanghai through the famous Hangzhou-Bay bridge.
13 May 2006
First order to ASK by Renault-Nissan Group
We supply antenna-cables to Renault plants in Europe, Korea and China
14 May 2005
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award for the first time
14 May 2005
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award for the second time
13 May 2005
Launch of the first Audi / B&O / ASK Advanced Sound System (A8)
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of Advanced Sound audio amplifiers and speakers for the first car ever with B&O Advanced Sound System: the Audi A8
13 May 2004
First delivery our products to Daimler
Daimler is now one of our main customers
13 May 2004
ASK Italy awarded ISO 14001 certification
Other ASK plants in Brazil, China and Poland are now certified according ISO 14001.
12 May 2004
First delivery our products to Porsche
Porsche cars are starting to get equipped with ASK audio system components
14 May 2003
ASK is nominated Supplier of the Year
13 May 2003
Design first glass-antenna system for VW Group Golf-5
The Antenna product portfolio will be significantly enlarged with this development
13 May 2003
Franco Tontini passes away
His son Paolo takes over management of the company.
12 May 2003
Launch of the first ASK Digital audio amplifier
ASK gets nominated for the AUDI A6 DSP-MOST Amplifier
13 May 2001
ASK Italy and ASK Poland awarded ISO/TS 16949 certification
ISO/TS 16949 will be awarded in the next years by all ASK plants in the world.
14 May 2000
Establishment of ASK Germany in Niederwinkling
The main focus is on audio products for German car makers
13 May 1998
ASK acquires Zendar
The merge is completed
14 May 1997
Establishment of ASK Poland
Electric Poland is established (antenna and cable production). A year later, Electric Poland is incorporated into the ASK Group and becomes ASK Poland.
13 May 1997
First delivery OE speakers/antennas to Volkswagen
VW was our first customer in Germany; we supply today all the VW Brands in the world with all our product-lines.
14 May 1996
Establishment of ASK do Brazil
ASK do Brazil in Sete Lagoas (Minas Gerais state) has been intended to support FIAT do Brasil with local content and then as base for the expansion in the South American region.
13 May 1995
Purchase of Autosonik by Sipe. Change in company name from Autosonik to ASK
In 1995 SIPE upped the ante in the face of increasing competition on the auto market, taking over Autosonik, which in turn took over Zendar. This marked the beginning of the ASK Group, Italy's largest OEM car audio components company.
13 May 1995
ASK wins its first Fiat Auto "Qualitas" award
In the following years 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 ASK Group has been awarded by FIAT with 'Premium Qualitas'
14 May 1985
First delivery OE antennas and speakers to FIAT
FIAT is our historical customer for all our product-lines starting from the initial after-market deliveries till to the current co-designed projects.
14 May 1983
First delivery OE speakers to Peugeot
Peugeot has been our first OE customer, who has trained us in the automotive expectations and quality-standards
14 May 1969
Establishment of Zendar (the Antennas Company)
A pioneer in the production of car antennas, Zendar was established in 1969. Thanks to excellent product quality and service, Zendar quickly became the market leader in Italy.
14 Nov 1967
Establishment of Sipe (the Speakers Company)
Società Italiana Prodotti Elettromeccanici (SIPE) was established in 1967 by Olimpio Tontini together with an experienced team to expand beyond the small-scale production of loudspeakers. They started business as a supplier to TV manufacturers (like Mivar, Grundig and Loewe), and then widened its product range with the development of speakers for musical instruments and home hi-fi. In 1980 the nephew Franco Tontini takes over management of the company.
12 May 1965
Establishment of Autosonik
Autosonik was established in 1965 as a sales agent for audio components for the auto OEM market and aftermarket. Components were mainly supplied by SIPE (loudspeakers) and Zendar (antennas and cables).

ASK Group

ASK is an electronics manufacturer that designs, produces and distributes high quality and innovative car audio systems (loudspeakers, subwoofer boxes and audio amplifiers) for in-vehicle infotainment and antenna systems (antennas and cables) for car connectivity.

Feel The Future

Our Vision is to continue to thrive as a leading Global Supplier of Acoustic and Communication Technology for OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Customers in the Automotive Industry.

Thank's to our strong passion  for sound and high competence in Radio Frequency we maintain high levels of quality and innovation and cooperate with our customers to integrate innovative applications.