Car companies are coming up with a lot of radical ideas. Here are ten that should go the distance, from Detroit's 2007 North American International Auto Show.
Ford Airstream concept
Ford's Advanced Design team, seen here in the Airstream, crafted the memorable concept
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Ford Airstream concept
This plug-in hybrid hydrogen fuel cell operates full-time under electric power. It's futuristic in a retro sort of way (think Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey") and functionally delightful with his-and-hers removable side video-camera mirrors, a 360-degree video screen, swiveling red pod chairs and a Thermos-shiny exterior.

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