About National Auto Sound & Security
We began selling car stereos in 1964 with Muntz 4-Track under-dash players from our downtown automotive air-conditioning business near 19th on Baltimore. This was at the very beginning of aftermarket car audio, when the industry was just starting. Previously, no one had anything other than an AM radio in their vehicle, period. FM car radios did not yet exist. 8-track players and cassettes did not exist.
In 1966 we opened our first store dedicated to solely car stereo on 5319 Troost as K.C. Auto Sound. Under its founder, Carl Galler, K.C. Auto Sound was a pioneer in car stereo and among the first stores of its kind in the US. In the late 60′s as part of our expansion to a multi store chain throughout the US, KC Auto Sound changed its name to National Auto Sound. At that time we opened our Independence store across the street from where we are presently located, just west of Sterling on Highway 40. We have been selling car audio for over 45 years. We have expanded into car alarms, remote starts, car neon and LED lighting, navigation, satellite radio, backup cameras and more.
Carl Galler retired in 1996. Currently the business is run by his son Richard, who has been active in the business since the mid 70’s. We are fortunate to have an excellent crew of installers and salespeople who have many years of experience in this field. We are dedicated to serving our customers with high quality workmanship and immediate service whenever possible.
In this age of corporate giants, national chains and the internet, the best secret for the consumer to realize is that a well run small business is often better. Better advice, better service, better price. Our years of experience can often save you money and keep you from buying the wrong things and we are here to help you if you have questions on your purchase. Let us point you in the right direction with expert sales and service.
From all of us at National Auto Sound
|Ben Marr, Sales, ASE Certified in Auto Electronics||
Al Stone, Installation and Sales, ASE Certified in Auto Electronics & MECP Certified in Car Audio/Security
|Chris Holden, Installation and Sales, ASE Certified in Auto Electronics & MECP Certified in Car Audio/Security||Rene Hill, Installation and Customer Service. A 28 year veteran of our industry, Rene is skilled in all areas.||
Chris Weber, Installer, MECP
Certified in Car Audio/Security
Look for us at 11001 East Highway 40 in Independence, MO, just West of the intersection of Sterling and 40 Highway. That’s just down the hill from Quick Trip and next to V’s Italian Restaurant. Click HERE for a map. We’re open Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm & Saturday 9:00am to 5:30pm, Closed Sunday