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Buick's Smart Pod is a relaxing look at the future

Shown in China, Buick previewed an autonomous office and sleeping quarters.

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The Buick Smart Pod wants to put motels out of business.

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Instead of a room, you can travel autonomously.

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The van features space for working, relaxing and sleeping.

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It's pretty cool looking.

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It's based on a production platform, believe it or not.

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That's not to say this will be a production vehicle.

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The glass roof is neat.

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This looks pretty comfy.

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Will pod cars become a thing?

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Who knows, but this is impressive.

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There's even a 50-inch TV.

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