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Amazon Echo turns on Ford car engine, orders Starbucks

If you needed a little indication on just how impressive the Amazon Echo speaker is, we have something rather brilliant to show you now – especially exciting if you happen to love Ford motorcars.

Ford has teamed up with both Amazon and Starbucks to offer some innovative features in some of the company’s new auto models.

These features will include being able to use Alexa through the Amazon Echo speaker to turn on your Ford car engine from a remote location.

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You’ll also be able to find your nearest Starbucks, order a coffee in-car and then pick it up at a drive thru all seamlessly using Alexa.

It is impressive stuff and you can see an example of it in the video clip that we have picked out for you here and also below.

You’ll also be able to add items to your Amazon shopping cart if needed and proceed to ask Alexa any general information as you would in the living room.

Some may question if this will all distract from keeping an eye on the road at all times, but having the option to turn on your engine at least is a very cool feature that all Alexa users will be interested in.

Do you drive a Ford at the moment and would love to upgrade to these features?

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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