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This is interesting. Volvo’s built a car, which it says is a time machine. Unfortunately that doesn’t mean its figured out the secrets to Doc Brown’s DeLorean from Back to the Future. Instead it seems to be a car designed to save you time.
“You won’t be able to go back in time and meet the legends of history, or go into the future and meet your kids,” said Anders Tylman-Mikiewicz, General Manager of the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Center, “but when our planned concept is applied to a SPA based vehicle, it has the potential of giving significant time back to drivers.”
That means it’ll have fairly significant self-driving features, which should be available for production in the near feature given that it will be compatible with the company’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), which underpins the all-new 2016 XC90 and future Volvo models.
According to Volvo, the concept has been in development over the last several years at the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Center in Camarillo, California.