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Airo - a car that will clean the air around it : A driverless electric car concept is capable of hoovering up pollution left by other vehicles as it drives along, leaving clean air in its wake, its designers claim. The Airo is being designed by British Heatherwick Studio for the Chinese green-vehicle firm IM Motors and could go into production as soon as 2023. It features a dining room-style space inside the cabin that can be turned into a double bed, allowing passengers to continue to slumber during a commute to work. The vehicle will run on electric power, producing no fossil fuel pollutants as it moves around the city. But the car goes further in its environmental ambition. Heatherwick confirmed it would be equipped with a state-of-the-art HEPA filtering system attached to the under-carriage that can clean up pollution particles. (continue reading)