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Amazon adjusts the outlook for its in-car Echo setup

Support for certain navigation apps may also be delayed

Support for certain navigation apps may also be delayed.

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Smart assistant tech puts F1 fans a heartbeat away from car and driver

Some teams wary of revealing data, but Lewis Hamilton's down with it

Some teams wary of revealing data, but Lewis Hamilton's down with it.

Breaking
Amazon now has Echo Auto, an Alexa assistant for your car

Device sits on your dash and connects to your phone via Bluetooth

The device sits on your dash and connects to your phone via Bluetooth.

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Economy-car buyers increasingly get the best deal on technology

Democratization of tech: Same – or better – amenities as luxury cars

One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.

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BMW, Mini to offer Amazon Alexa in all models beginning next year

BMW's video for in-car Alexa is pretty fantastic, too.

It will be available in the U.S., U.K. and Germany.

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Logitech turns your car into an Amazon Alexa controller

Engadget shakes down the new Zero Touch with Alexa support.

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Alexa may be coming to more cars in the near future

Inrix is developing an Alexa virtual assistant for carmakers. Who will use the system is an open question right now.

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Hacker jury rigs Amazon Echo into voice-controlled remote start

A hacker has managed to link up his Amazon Echo so that all he has to do is mutter a few words and his GMC will start up. Welcome to the future, kids.

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Mosaic turns Amazon Alexa into Tesla Model S voice commander

Check The Battery Level, Turn The Vehicle On, All By Voice

Startup Mosaic is preparing software that lets a Tesla Model S 'respond' to voice-activated commands that move through Amazon Alexa.