Amazon’s Alexa is coming to your car

Saw this headline and thought “Someone beat me to it!”, but alas it has more to do with a HUD and Alexa-like features in your car. What I’m going to experiment with soon is Amazon’s recently released Amazon Echo API using their Lambda service so that you can access your Black Box Pi stats via your Amazon Echo. After all, the birthright of this project is the sheer volume of data your car generates for you as you drive around with the Raspberry Pi inside. Whether it’s OBDII, GPS, accelerometers or anything else. My goal is to start with the basics like:

Alexa, how many miles did I drive last week?

Alexa, what was my average mileage for last week?