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Driver-vehicle unity with ergonomic focus:
Cabin and seat shape are designed to fit almost like a glove, while integrating the driver's intention with the car's capabilities.
Variable "lifelike" posture:
The cabin and wheel-suspension structure are separated, allowing the PM to vary its posture according to speed and to facilitate entry and exit. Antennae-like headlamps contribute to the image of an exotic life form.
Space input display:
A floating virtual display senses driver finger position and shows vehicle data, locations of other PMs and other information.
PMs can share information as they travel, follow a leader in platoon formation and rendezvous automatically.
A further evolution of the PM concept called the "i-unit" will be featured at the Toyota Group Pavilion at EXPO 2005 AICHI, to be held in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, beginning March 25, 2005.
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