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Now, car that shrinks into half to squeeze into tight parking slots!
Now, car that shrinks into half to squeeze into tight parking slots!

Now, car that shrinks into half to squeeze into tight parking slots!

Researchers have created a prototype car which can fold in half with just the press of a button on the driver's smartphone.

Researchers have created a prototype car which can fold in half with just the press of a button on the driver's smartphone.

In-Soo Suh, an associate professor of the Graduate School for Green Transportation at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), has named the smart car the Armadillo-T.

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After the vehicle is parked, a stabilizing wheel comes out from underneath, followed by the back of the car curling forwards and upwards. The car is able to shrink itself down to just under five-and-a-half feet, ABC News reported.

Suh and his co-workers also placed cameras in place of side view mirrors for reducing space blind spots by providing a more comprehensive side view.

A driver can also partly control the car by their smartphone..

  • First Published Date : 23 Aug 2013, 02:06 PM IST