A concept (car) too far?

One of the strangest features on a concept car at this year’s Detroit Auto Show came courtesy of Smartcar’s forstars, a small utility coupe. It has a projector in the hood that lets drivers pull up to a blank white or grey wall and put on an impromptu movie show. Video/audio can stream via Bluetooth over an iPhone. The car carries a high-end audio system so movies sound good as well. So why didn’t they put an industrial popcorn machine in the back?

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Steve serves as Senior Editor of Machine Design.  He has 23 years of service and has a B.S. Biomedical Engineering from CWRU. Steve was a E-2C Hawkeye Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy. He...
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