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Amazon Echo Auto launched in India

 

Designed exclusively for use in the car, the newly launched Echo Auto comes with eight microphones and far-field technology to hear you even in noisy traffic conditions. You can ask Alexa to play your favourite music, make calls and send messages.

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Tata to bring 3-word address system in its cars

 

With the what3words's unique 3-word addressing system, Tata Motors aims to tackle the traditional navigation system that has complex road network and is non standard. The system will be available first in Tata cars in future.

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Google updates Android Auto with new features

 

Google has released new features for Android Auto to make your driving easy, more personalised and helpful. The new features include a new sporty look, a navigation bar at the bottom, etc.

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Google Android Auto gets new design, dark theme

 

The new design will be rolled out to all Android Auto compatible cars later this year. The new interface is built to help you get on the road faster, show more useful information at a glance and simplify common tasks while driving.

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Magenta Power sets up charging station for Mahindra Treo in Bengaluru

 

As the nation moves towards clean and affordable power for all, Magenta Power attempt to provide customers with the best solutions for a greener tomorrow. The charging station is for three-wheelers.

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Dyson's first electric vehicle to launch in 2021

 

The production manufacturing facility will build on Dyson’s existing advanced motor and battery expertise in Singapore and draw on the nation’s expertise in Research & Development, advanced manufacturing, automation and access to supply chains.

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Acer unveils self-driving concept car

 

The level 4-ready self-driving concept car is based on the Luxgen S3 electric vehicle platform, with Acer’s autonomous driving system encompassing sensing, decision-making and control.

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Google ties up with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi for Android powered infotainment displays

 

Under the technology partnership, vehicles sold by the Alliance members in many markets will utilise Android, offer apps on Google Play Store, navigation through Google Maps, and manage vehicle functions with voice using the built-in Google Assistant.

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Apple CarPlay now supports Google Maps

 

According to Google, the Google Maps on CarPlay functions similar to the navigation experience found in the app. Consumers can now search for places and also view alternate routes.

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Escorts launches automated concept tractor that farms on their own

 

Along with the tractor, the company also announced Traxi – an Uber like service platform to aggregate farm equipment owners to rent out their equipment to small and marginal farmers.