Amazon Alex voice assistant coming to more cars via SDK

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 display media information via the...

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America’s Vector wants to build a new WX8 hypercar

Vector hasn't made a splash in the supercar scene since the W8 arrived in 1990 with a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 and 625 horsepower of grunt. The company is still kicking the company however, and it plans a new supercar it's calling the WX8. Vector's website lists some pretty pie-in-the-sky specifications for its dream supercar, including either an...

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There’s already a mid-engine Corvette, and it’s up for sale

Those who simply can't wait for the all-but-confirmed mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette can take solace in this. It's a 1993 Innotech mid-engine Corvette, it runs, and it's for sale right now. Nicknamed Mysterro, the car came from the mind of the late Vaclav Kral, namesake of Design Kral. Kral was a Czech car designer worked for Porsche among other...

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Audi locks in some specs for the 2018 e-tron electric SUV

Audi's first volume electric car, the e-tron, is almost here. The mid-size SUV will be unveiled on September 17 in San Francisco and start deliveries in early 2019. If you want to be among the first customers, make sure to put in a reservation when order books open alongside the September reveal. With the reveal so close, Audi has finally locked in some of...

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Mil-Spec has built Hummer Launch Edition #003, and this one’s for sale

The first one was built to show that they could do it. A customer pre-ordered the second one and optioned it as they saw fit. Now Mil-Spec has built a third example of its rebooted Hummer H1, and Launch Edition #003 is currently listed for sale with an asking price of $239,000. Mil-Spec has produced its latest restored and modified …

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Britain’s Bowler plans V-8-powered Defender for the road

Kahn Design isn't the only company churning out high-performance versions of the iconic Land Rover Defender. Here in the United States you have East Coast Defender with some impressive offerings, and even Land Rover has dabbled in the segment. Soon, British off-road racing expert Bowler will join the fray. The company has released the first image of a...

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Ford’s baby Bronco will share platform with Focus

Ford is working on a small SUV with rugged looks to rival the Jeep Renegade, with the company releasing the above teaser shot back in March. With a new Bronco on the way to join it in a two-prong challenge against Jeep, many have started calling the new small SUV the baby Bronco. Maverick or Timberline might end up as the vehicle's actual name judging by...

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