Volvo’s insane self-driving car has a dashboard that turns into a massive television

-THE DAILY DOT, 4 JANUARY 2016, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

When self-driving cars finally take to the streets en masse, humans are going to have a whole lot more time on their hands. Volvo has a plan to occupy that newfound freedom with an intelligent streaming media service. 

In partnership with Ericsson, the Swedish car manufacturer revealed at CES its intentions to develop an in-car entertainment system. The vision is part of the company’s larger plan for an autonomous vehicle experience, called Concept 26. 

Volvo figures once drivers start adopting self-driving cars, they’ll have more time to kick their feet up while on the road. To occupy the time, the company is giving passengers sizable video screen that flips out from behind the dashboard. <Read More>