Don't waste time or time will waste you (phyxius) wrote,
Don't waste time or time will waste you

VW has decided that this is what cars will look like 20 yrs from now:

Aside from looking like a toy, this just depresses me. Mostly because of the no windows concept.

"because it will be loaded with all sorts of cameras and sensors that are better than a window"

I like the ideas of cameras assisting blind spots etc, but instead of windows? Um, no. The last thing we need is a feature encouraging the anonymity of drivers on the road. Plus this seems to extinguish the idea of driving for fun. It would be purely a Point A to Point B transport. You'd just be watching tv instead actually seeing the world. And you wouldn't be able to roll down the window and feel the wind. Not to mention all the poor claustrophobics out there.

Then again, I guess that's what motorcycles are for, right? ;)

I know this is a concept that will never see the light of day, but I just hate the mindset, the reasoning that must've gone into that decision and I hope it dies. Which it will, because the pandora's box of safety and technical issues it opens is ridiculous.

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