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Amazon Alexa voice assistant coming to more cars via SDK

BMW with Alexa integration Amazon wants users to take Alexa with them and now offers an Alexa Auto software development kit (SDK). The online retailer announced Thursday that the SDK will integrate all of Alexa’s core functions into a vehicle’s infotainment system. Primarily, the functions include the ability to place phone calls, stream audio and

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New Wiesmann sports car coming in 2019

Follow Viknesh After ceasing operations in 2014 due to insolvency, Germany’s Wiessman and its collection of retro sports cars was brought back to life a year later by a couple of Indian investors based in the United Kingdom. They brought on Mercedes-Benz veteran Mario Spitzner to run the revived company, which is based in Wiesmann’s

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The tides are changing: electric-car class coming to NHRA

Jack Beckman and the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger at the 2015 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Enlarge Photo Someday, the drag strip will fall silent as the first set of electric dragsters lines up. The NHRA stopped short of setting a specific date, but the body will one day welcome electric racers. Glen Cromwell, current president of

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Thousands of more Tesla Supercharger stations coming

In the coming days, we should have an updated map showing exactly where “thousands” of new Tesla Supercharger stations will pop up in the near future, per Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Musk responded to a vehicle owner via Twitter on Wednesday and said the “thousands” of new stations are currently under construction or remain in a

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2019 Audi A8 priced, Level 3 self-driving tech not coming to US

Follow Viknesh Audi’s A8 flagship sedan has been redesigned and we’ll see it in showrooms this fall. Audi hasn’t formally announced pricing but CNET reported Monday that the starting price for the big sedan will be $ 83,800, excluding destination. The pricing is in line with BMW’s 7-Series and represents a $ 1,300 increase on

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A “controversial” Bugatti Chiron variant is coming

[embedded content] Bugatti, Volkswagen Group’s French hypercar brand, has a new Chiron variant in the works. Apparently, this won’t be a typical special edition model. Instead, the vehicle is quite “controversial.” That’s the word YouTuber Whitesse JR used to describe the new Chiron variant. The cameraman was required to sign a non-disclosure agreement with Bugatti to limit

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