While other automakers compete to see who can stuff more useless gizmos in the cabin of a self-driving car, NIO just unveiled the most gorgeous interior yet.
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With self-driving cars due to hit streets in 3 to 5 years, automakers are working hard to reinvent the cabin. One of the challenges they face is predicting what types of activities passengers plan to do in cars once they’re free of having to pay attention to the road, and designing safe, comfortable and practical interiors to accommodate them.
While we’re on the subject of self-driving cars, how would you like to design one’s interior? Google recently posted a job ad for an “Automotive Interiors Engineering Lead” to help model, fabricate and upholster a cabin for the tech giant’s first and much-hyped autonomous vehicle.
We’ve seen how some affordable and luxury automakers envision the interiors of future self-driving cars, but nothing could have prepared us for Bentley Motors‘ take. The super-luxury marquee recently released a photo of a concept interior that includes couches, silk upholstery and stone veneers among other pricey accoutrements.