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Japan's auto giant Nissan unveils the new robotic vehicle "Pivo 2," equipped with in-wheel electric motors to drive all wheels independently and to pivot its cabin, at the company's headquarters in Tokyo.(AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno)
Of course I pioneered exploring this area of auto travel with my earlier post New Wheels Part 2 from April.
But further investigations by my team have revealed
You’ll also note that the driver sits alone in the front. It was felt that while they did add the alien to keep them company, a bigger benefit of the seating arrangement is in the “male control and domination” relationships out there; which seem to be a large market segment.
“Can you believe in these times that there are still all these married men reigning control over their submissive spouses? This car is perfect for them; the spouse is always in the back.”
It seems there have been several isolated instances of ‘random spinning’ in the cabin. Fortunately they have a large rear view mirror so the professional driver was able to drive the car backwards. This could be problematic during a commuter’s drive in on the freeway though.
And finally there has been concern from the window replacement industry. “This giant bubble window is just too large and expensive to be able to replace in your work parking lot”