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CAR PIMPED TO AUTOMATICALLY PLAY TOTO’S AFRICA

File this under the headings “zany”, “wacky”, or just plain mad. But whatever you may want to call it, pimping your ride will never be the same.

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SPOTIFY RUMOURED TO BE RELEASING INCAR HARDWARE

Pundits this week are betting an upcoming announcement from the king of music streaming hints at Spotify's unveiling of a piece of hardware that will drop into your car.

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SPEAKERLESS AUDIO, NO MORE SPEAKERS IN YOUR CAR

Continental, a brand you might recognise for its automotive tyres, wants to supply its new sound technology to car manufacturers which would eliminate the need for traditional loudspeakers.

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PORSCHE’S NEW ELECTRIC CROSSOVER SUV HAS ONE BIG PROBLEM

We get excited at all new EV announcements but Porsche's E Cross Turismo SUV left us underwhelmed. It's slow!

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ALPINE’S GIANT ILX-F309 HALO9 CAR SCREEN

One of the biggest names in car audio, Alpine, has announced its new iLX-F309 Halo9, an in-dash system with a 9-inch touchscreen that "hovers" over the vehicle's dashboard.

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E-TAGS COULD BECOME A THING OF THE PAST

Vehicle manufacturer, Audi, will later this year offer automatic toll payments via tech built right into the rearview mirror.

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STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING: SPACEX’S MARS BOUND TESLA ROADSTER LIVE FEED

Stop what you're doing right now and watch this. SpaceX's live feed of a simulated astronaut, Mars-bound in a Tesla Roadster.

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IT’S A GREEN LIGHT FOR TESLA RACE CAR SERIES

Two years after Tesla unveiled plans for an all-Tesla racing series, the idea has been given full approval by the Federation Internationale d l’Automobile (FIA).

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THE FORMULA E GEN2 CAR IS ELECTRIFYING

If your idea of the ultimate electric car is a Tesla Model S, wait until your peepers take a bead on the GEN2 Formula E Car.

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BEDROOM RACECAR DRIVERS APPLY HERE

Fancy yourself as a bit of a bedroom racecar driver? Even though you still can’t get the knack of setting off in a real car without it kangerooing across the carpark, there is hope for you to make your dreams come true yet.

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BOSS AUDIO WANTS ALEXA TO RIDE SHOTGUN

Amazon wants to put Alexa not only in our homes and offices but now in our vehicles too which makes a lot of sense when you consider convenience and driver distraction.

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GARMIN SPEAK, ECHO DOT FOR YOUR CAR

The Sat-Nav savvy Garmin has teamed up with Amazon to make a tiny Echo Dot that affixes to the windscreen. Not only is it empowered with Alexa’s voice commands it dishes out turn-by-turn navigation by Garmin.

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SOUNDSTREAM BRINGS AMAZON ALEXA INTO YOUR CAR

When Amazon's voice-assistant, Alexa, will officially launch in Australia is anyone's guess. Retrofitting Alexa to your vehicle is now a reality though thanks to Soundstream's new VRA-67B Alexa-enabled head unit.

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