As she speaks, Madeleine Lancaster rests her hand on her pregnant belly. “Oh they’re about six or seven months along now”. At this point her progeny measure about four millimetres across. She’s growing a few hundred, and each has around two million neurons already.
Corralling a crowd of adults into a single vehicle is not glamourous, comfortable, or easy. But one Copenhagen-based company has brewed up a petrol-free car option that looks more like a superhero's weekend chariot than a crowded sedan that'll cramp your style. The company, Spiri, hopes to combine on-demand ride-sharing with eco-friendly carpooling for a hipper, Uber-like alternative that could spell doom for unflattering minivans.