Smart Cars in vending machines?

This just might be the coolest vending machine of all time: Michael Keferl of CScoutJapan reports: Pushing the button on the vendor won’t exactly pop out a car, but it does dispense a branded tube containing pamphlets on the new models, dealer information, and a sheet of Smart Car stickers featuring the available colors. Not ...

By , a former managing editor of Foreign Policy.
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This just might be the coolest vending machine of all time:

This just might be the coolest vending machine of all time:

Michael Keferl of CScoutJapan reports:

Pushing the button on the vendor won’t exactly pop out a car, but it does dispense a branded tube containing pamphlets on the new models, dealer information, and a sheet of Smart Car stickers featuring the available colors.

Not quite as cool as an actual car vending machine, but ingenious nonetheless. I’m still waiting for MIT’s Media Lab to roll out its long-hyped stackable cars, though.

(Hat tip: TreeHugger)

Blake Hounshell is a former managing editor of Foreign Policy.

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