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The Extremes: Wed, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
The Extremes is where we discover the remotely possible. It's where imagination rules and cars fly. This episode finds the visionaries at the edge of the automotive world, creating new answers to our oldest questions. Like, what will "speed" mean in the future? Not just how fast will we go, but what will propel us there? What will luxury mean in 2030? Who is looking to reinvent the antiquated "18-wheeler?" What about a new kind of taxicab? The Extremes, an episode filled with inspired ideas, inspired cars and inspired people.
The Body: Wed, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
The Body answers the burning question: "What will future cars look like?" The most illustrious designers around the globe will weigh in on how a car's shape will be affected by advancing technologies. Student designers at GM will bring their youth to the table and design their own visions for 2030 as well. Viewers will awe at the change in the hydrogen-capable chassis of the future. They'll be amazed at the endless possibilities offered by Virtual Reality and haptic technology. They'll see ultra-light cars; tiny leaning cars; and even an entirely new look at the world's first invention: the wheel.
The Fuel: Wed, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
The Fuel puts our energy concerns to rest. This show explores the many propulsion possibilities that will be available in the near — and not so near — future. There won't simply be one universal power source. Instead, cars will be charged by farm fuels such as ethanol or bio-diesel; lithium ion batteries that supply 250 miles worth of highway speeds; unique hybrids; hydrogen fuel cells; solar panels; and even compressed air. What fuels your car may be a function of where you live and what your driving needs are. But one thing is certain, it will be a much cleaner fuel than anything we put into our vehicles today.
The Brain: Wed, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. ET/PT The Brain dives into the core of tomorrow's automobile: its incredible power to think and communicate. This episode will reveal how endless the possibilities are when the most powerful computer in your life resides in your car. Cars will drive for us and they will communicate to other cars. They will know — according to the way they communicate with our other computers — exactly where we need to be, and what time we need to be there. Our cars will be programmed to value our lives so much that they choose the safest way to handle unsafe situations. It is a world free of car accidents