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In an ideal world, every car would come with a Playstation 3 installed under the drivers seat with a copy of Gran Turismo 5 inserted, so you could sit in the back and pretend to drive the car you're in around a racetrack without the risk of exploding in a fiery ball of pain when you crash. Sadly, this isn't an ideal world, but thanks to our latest mod, we can do exactly that with the GizMod Rukus.

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I'd like to say that no one was harmed in the making of this video, but when you go through so many car-on-car, car-on-bike and bike-on-bike collisions in such a short amount of time, well, that's just being unrealistic.

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The Chevy Volt! The Car of the Future! Take two minutes out of your day to watch as robots and humans work in harmony to put one together.

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Similar to OnStar's September launch of voice-activated Facebook and texting, Windows Embedded Automotive 7 has evolved to enable voice commands that let you keep in touch without touching your phone.

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The Los Angeles Design Challenge always brings some crazy idea, but this year one in particular caught our attention: the Mercedes-Benz BIOME concept car. It's an eco-friendly, biodegradable, ultra-light hybrid vehicle - which would be custom grown in a lab.

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Someone decided to make a skateboard powered by a 630hp V8 supercar engine. According to its creator, there are no safety features "apart from the big red button and the ability to run from it". Surprisingly, they found a test pilot.

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The GizMod Rukus has been getting better and better over the past few weeks, but there's still one area that needs a high definition makeover - the outside. And in a move that is either inspired or unbelievably foolish, we're going to pass that job over to you.