Amazing Video of Car/Pod That Pivots on a Dime

March 20 2008 / by Accel Rose / In association with Future
Category: Transportation   Year: 2008   Rating: 5

Check out this awesome car/pod prototype that carries up to three passengers and can pivot on a dime to change directions. I recall seeing concept drawings of this and thought it was still a year or two in the future, so I was surprised to come across this video of a functional, albeit slow, version of the product.

For the life of me, I can’t recall which company is behind this elegant weird new car. Does anyone know who’s producing this totally new approach to transport and when I’ll be able to rent one in NYC?

Comment Thread (2 Responses)

  1. Whoa, that is cool. A little bit slow, but the design is out of this world and it’s got a lotta potential.

    Posted by: FutureFly   March 20, 2008
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  2. Nice. I may never have to worry about parallel parking again. I saw a video the other day about the robot on the dashboard (i think it’s the same one) – it has sensors in its ‘eyes’ that can read your face and tell if you’re getting sleepy or not paying attention and says something like ‘you are not alert. please pull over and rest.’

    Posted by: Zora Styrian   March 20, 2008
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