The Witness - Wheels - - MOTORING -

EVER looked at a car and re­alised that it was ac­tu­ally smil­ing at you, or giv­ing you a very ag­gres­sive stare?

You were not para­noid — cars do growl or grin at you! The shape of a ve­hi­cle’s head­lights make a “fa­cial ex­pres­sion” and — un­til some­one in­vents the smi­ley or frowny LED lights — th­ese ex­pres­sions can­not change. The car the driver chooses will per­ma­nently smiles at fel­low road users, or gives them that an­gry look. (Which, of course, raises all kinds of ques­tions about their driv­ers…)

A quick poll among the girl­friends list th­ese as the three ve­hi­cles on our roads that look so friendly, you want to smile back at them.

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