Never to be the one not to innovate, Toyota came up with the concept "car" around the idea of mimicking the symbiosis between the rider and the horse. Similar as with the horseback riding, drivers of the new Toyota vehicle can steer it by simple shifting of their their body weight.
Driving a car becomes an intuitive and not a learned task. Gestural interface is augmented by voice and facial recognition sensors that provide all the possible driving assistance, like destinations, distances and other data. This information is presented in real-time on a windscreen, augmented reality style.
Toyota's innovation comes at the heels of the fact that the next generations of would-be drivers can't - or don't want to - afford the costs associated with the cars, their maintenance and insurance. Environmental issues are another concern among the millennials, as is their pervasive perception that cars are an old-fashioned technology.
While Toyota's FV2 is still in the experimental stage, it may offer a sustainable alternative to all the objections above. After all, this automaker was the one who first introduced the idea of a hybrid vehicle back in the late 70's. In this case, FV2 may show that the future of transportation can, after all, turn out to be faster horses.