Note, right away they point out that the system only works when the car is still... but the article goes on to mention multi person playing and exotic music and entertainment systems.To some young drivers, a car that's also a video-game system may sound like a dream come true -- or so Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (7201.T) hopes with a new concept car aimed at gamers.
Nissan's Urge sports car, introduced at the North American International Auto Show here this week, is a prototype where the steering wheel and pedals become game controllers when the car is still. The mirror conceals a small flip-down screen. The dashboard conceals a Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT - news) game console.
What ever happened to "keeping ones mind on the road?"
What does post this have to do with cycling advocacy... it points out that more and more drivers have the potential for more and more distractions on the road, which is bad for any and all users of the road... especially those not protected by a steel cage and air bags.