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Presenters Richard Hammond and Chris Packham discuss aspects of modern driving. Where once improvements in cars were based around speed, efficiency and reliability, more effort is now expended on making the car cabin as comfortable as possible. A salesman talks through the features of a top-of-the-range executive car, including satnav, climate control, two phones, two CD players, a DVD with screens and cup holders.
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8 December 2003

Classroom Ideas

Could be used to start a class discussion about whether technology is improving people’s lives better. It could also be used to discuss what the focus of technological development should be in the future.

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