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VW will build Sedric, this self-driving concept pod

One of the world's largest automakers will actually build this electric shuttle pod concept car.

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Chris Paukert
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The Volkswagen Group Cedric first bowed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

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VW has pledged to produce Sedric, but it won't say under which of its dozen brands it will live.

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It's not clear if Sedric will maintain its autonomous tech in its move to production.

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This unusual pod-like concept is a vision of a Level 5 self-driving future lounge.

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The vehicle's cabin is more lounge than traditional automobile.

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Covered wheels will be beneficial for aerodynamics, but look a bit strange.

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It's not hard to imagine that VW has ridesharing in mind with Cedric.

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Given its city-minded mission, it's not surprising that Cedric features bus-like doors that are better for opening curbside.

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VW imagines a simple keyfob-sized device to summon Cedric to you when needed.

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