Retro Perspectives: Self-Driving Cars

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Self-driving cars are here, and they’re here to stay. Not only do they offer tremendous improvements in road safety by negating the adverse effects of the human attention span, but with a trusty robot at the wheel, roads will no longer suffer from late braking which causes traffic jams. As soon as you sit in the car, comfort will consume you. The seats will welcome you like a throne and offer you unthinkably exquisite levels of luxury that are not normally found in the realms of road transport. Entertainment will be the priority of the day, and you will find the cabin to be festooned with the very latest technological marvels.

Whether you desire a refreshing drink, to read a book or converse with friends, your self-driving car is there to serve your needs. The wonder of driving is laid bare as you embark on a journey – an adventure – in a safe pod, taking you along the long concrete ribbon across the country to your destination.

While the car takes care of all the driving, from maneuvering corners to tackling traffic, you can sit back and enjoy socialising with your nearest and dearest. Whether you opt to watch a motion picture on the dashboard, play a game of chess, sit back with a book or even doze off into a peaceful sleep.

Retro Perspectives: Self Driving Cars

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We hope you enjoy our interpretation of this wonderful technology told in a style perfectly befitting bygone ideas and hopes, and we hope you look forward to the fascinating world of motoring that we are all driving towards. Self driving cars don’t exist in a world that takes away the fun of driving, but in a world where driving is enhanced, and where technological prowess and innovation fine tuneĀ the most thrilling of driving experiences.

What do you think of self-driving cars? And what should be our next retro perspective of a future technology?

Retro Perspectives: Self-Driving Cars