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Ford to roll out embedded Amazon Alexa controls in cars

Thursday 13 May 2021 | 16:49 CET | News
Ford announced plans to roll-out Amazon Alexa integration in its cars in North America. The embedded Alexa hands-free experience will be provided free for up to three years with new cars. Ford plans to include the voice voice command functionality in 700,000 Ford vehicles in the US and Canada this year, followed by millions more over the next few years.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon
Countries: North America
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