Scientists unveil incredible shrinking car

Source: The local

Scientists at the world’s biggest IT fair unveiled on Tuesday what they hope is the car of the future that can shrink to fit tight parking spaces and pick you up at the touch of a button.

At just 2.10 metres (seven feet) long, the futuristic cobalt-blue two-seater “pod” is not exactly roomy but was pulling in the crowds nevertheless with its extraordinary features.

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  1. Some smaller smart cars are starting to show up on roads in the inner cities in the US. Looking at the structure and overall size, my immediate concern is that these are not to be driven on any highway where minimum speed limit is 50mph or higher. Even at 35 mph within the city, the wind pressure from a passing truck or SUV on the next lane could pose a serious safety challenge of tipping over.

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