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If you think all hybrids and electric vehicles are designed for the pedestrian purpose of helping environmentally-conscious drivers reduce their carbon footprint, it's time for a not-so-sober second thought. Sure, cars like the Toyota Prius, Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt remain headline-worthy in their own way, but the real news is how upscale and boutique car manufacturers are using electricity to pump up performance and create some of the quickest cars (lots of) money can buy.

Craziest Electric Vehicles and Hybrids in the World

If you think all hybrids and electric vehicles are designed for the pedestrian purpose of helping environmentally-conscious drivers reduce their carbon footprint, it’s time for a not-so-sober second thought. Sure, cars like the Toyota Prius, Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt remain headline-worthy in their own way, but the real news is how upscale and boutique…

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No traffic jams, no collisions, no driver fatigue! Wait a minute: that was a prediction from 1956, where “electronic devices” embedded in the road would control traffic. And cars would be powered by electricity, look like Cadillacs or Imperials, and have bubble roofs.

Autonomous Cars of the Future

No traffic jams, no collisions, no driver fatigue! Wait a minute: that was a prediction from 1956, where “electronic devices” embedded in the road would control traffic. And cars would be powered by electricity, look like Cadillacs or Imperials, and have bubble roofs. Tags: apple, audi, autonomous, cadillac, driverless, Ford, google, mercedes-benz, nhtsa, nissan, rinspeed,…

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Today, a few machines go above and beyond to deliver a driving atmosphere that does just that: whether it’s by way of ultra-modern design, futuristic features or advanced interfaces. Here’s a closer look at some of our favourite rides with cabins that were once the stuff of science fiction. They might not be quite as slick as this 2006 Saab Aero X concept, but let’s see how close we’re getting.

The Best Futuristic Automotive Interiors

Owning an actual spaceship is a ridiculous idea. Largely, that’s because spaceships are difficult to park, conspicuous, and prohibitively pricey to fuel and insure. Plus, full-throttle operation vaporizes anything within a half-mile radius, and all of your fellow motorists will know you’re a great big geek. Tags: audi, bmw, cadillac, chrysler, design, kia, lincoln, porsche,…

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