Today at the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan unveiled their Pivo 2 concept car, an electric vehicle that can drive sideways and forward, equipped with 90-degree turning wheels, a full 360-degree turning cabin, and by-wire technologies for braking and steering. There is also a built-in “Robotic Agent” with GPS navigation on the instrument panel that gives instructions in English as well as Japanese. No word yet on whether or not this thing will ever hit the road – but wouldn’t that be cool?

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