The best picture of a high-tech car with big ears you’ll see this year

MiMi listens to electronics tradeshow car whisperers

This is a REAL car whisperer.  The so-called MiMi Car is used as a way for Japanese car makers to grab information from attendees of the huge Japanese consumer electronics show,  Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC).

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The idea is to get passersby to whisper what cool features they'd like to see future cars. Mimi by the way means ear in Japanese. I am pretty sure the ears would not be a feature most drivers would want. But a car that truly listens, now that might be interesting.

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