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Jaguar Land Rover has introduced Alexa to its infotainment systems

‘Alexa, plan a route to the farm shop.’ ‘Alexa, where’s the nearest place to buy tweed?’

Published: 03 Feb 2022
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Jaguar Land Rover has announced that every car it has ever sold with a Pivi Pro or Touch Pro infotainment system in the UK and US will now have Amazon Alexa voice control capabilities. Good luck to those with strong accents that own F-Type convertibles.

JLR says that more than 200,000 existing owners will be able to install an over-the-air update to access Alexa, and that once downloaded it’ll be able to control your sat nav, music choices, calendars and more.

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If you’ve got an Alexa in your house already, you’ll also be able to ask it how much range you’ve got in your I-Pace and whether you’ve locked your car doors. This is the future, people. Best get used to it…

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