Ford is embedding Alexa in its newest models: Free data & new Power-Ups

Ford is baking Alexa into more vehicle dashboards, part of its new Power-Up OTA updates that will see some drivers get three years of free cellular data with which to interact with Amazon’s assistant. The new feature builds on Ford’s existing Alexa support as part of its SYNC infotainment platform.

Indeed, Ford has been offering some sort of Alexa integration since 2017, as part of SYNC 3 and the SYNC AppLink smartphone app.

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Bentley shows off its awesome Pikes Peak racer

Bentley has given technical details on its Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racecar. The vehicle makes more than 750 bhp and Read more

The 2022 Ford Maverick is a new compact pickup with an old name
2022 Ford Maverick

Ford’s F-150 Lightning won’t be the only truck that reboots a classic name, with the automaker confirming that yes, the Read more

Czinger Introduces 21C Production Spec Model With 1,250 HP
Czinger 21C

California-based Czinger Vehicles Inc. revealed its first hypercar back in early 2020, introducing the stunning 21C with tandem seating and Read more

Toyota HiLux upgrade coming
Toyota HiLux

Australia’s top-selling model to get more tech and vehicle tracking later this year Toyota Australia has confirmed an upgraded Toyota HiLux ute Read more

Honda CR-X may return in EV form
Honda CR-X may return in EV form

Iconic 1980s Japanese hot hatch could make comeback as modern-day Honda e sports car You can forget all about the half-baked Read more

2022 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Facelift Rendering Takes After Spy Shots
2022 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Coupe Prototype: Heavy Artillery

The rakish Cayenne stretches the meaning of the word coupe as it represents a radical departure from the Cayman and Read more

Rivian Automotive chooses an underwriter for an IPO that could be worth $70 billion
Rivian Automotive chooses an underwriter for an IPO that could be worth $70 billion

With most of the world pushing consumers to go to electric vehicles rather than traditional combustion-powered engines, electric automakers are Read more

Ford Australia’s first EV firms
Ford Australia’s first EV firms

But will it be the Ford Mustang Mach-E, F-150 Lightning, Evos or something else? Ford Australia is fast closing in Read more

BMW X3 xDrive30e review
BMW X3 xDrive30e review

The BMW X3 xDrive30e offers up a premium dose of all-electric driving with the peace of mind of a petrol Read more

Jeep teases a new Commander SUV that can seat seven
Jeep teases a new Commander SUV that can seat seven

Jeep is a famous brand in many parts of the world, not just the US. While its most iconic vehicle Read more

Toyota Prius Nightshade Edition turns the green vehicle black
Toyota Prius Nightshade Edition turns the green vehicle black

Toyota has been making several of its vehicle models into Nightshade editions with all black trim. All black trim is Read more

Kia EV6 First Edition electric vehicle preorders begin June 3
Kia EV6 First Edition electric vehicle preorders begin June 3

Kia has announced that it will be offering a limited run of 1500 units of its new EV6 electric vehicle. Read more