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Thanks to Alexa, you can start a Nissan SUV with your voice

The newest Alexa ability links up using the automaker’s smart provider, NissanConnect, to perform a couple of fundamental jobs remotely after simple controls (e.g. “Alexa, inform NissanConnect Services into…”). Included in these are: Turning the motor on (or off), unlocking or locking the car’s doors, honking the horn and toggling on/off the lights. The ability appears to be available today, and with present versions (listed below) to boot up.

However, those interactions appear limited in comparison to what BMW has in store a year ago (that will fully incorporate Alexa to its automobiles), such as requesting for information or driving instructions to seem on the car’s dashboard display. Nonetheless, it’s just another foothold for Amazon, that is struggling to compete with all the bargains and integrations Apple’s Carplay and Google’s Android Auto have already procured.

Nissan owners can use the brand new Alexa ability in these versions:-LRB-*******)

  • Nissan Altima (2016-17)
  • Nissan Maxima (2016-17)
  • Nissan Murano (2017)
  • Nissan Pathfinder (2017-18)
  • Nissan Rogue (2016, 2017)
  • Nissan Rogue Sport (2017)
  • Nissan Sentra (2016-17)
  • Nissan TITAN (2017)
  • Nissan TITAN XD (2016-17)
  • Nissan GT-R (2017)
  • Nissan Armada (2018)

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