We get promised automobiles for a better tomorrow all the time, but they rarely pan out. Maybe that's because a lot of them are really crap ideas?
Take, for instance, the 1958 Ford Nucleon concept. It's a nuclear-powered car. It's not like it's totally crazy — the Curiosity Mars rover is nuclear-powered. The problem is down here on Earth where we have problems with nuclear proliferation (not to mention, I don't know, car crashes) the concept doesn't really work.
So what other 'Car of the Future' did you take one look at and say "that will never work in a million years?"
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