Volvo has debuted its Concept 26, an interior design study showing off its own idea of what its future self-driving car's interior could look like at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The self-driving technology is anticipated to be launched before the decade ends, according to the carmaker's top executives.

"Volvo Concept 26 addresses the notion that driving can still be fun and liberating on the right day and on the right road, but that some parts of driving, notably the daily commute in many metro areas, is stress, frustrating, and even broken," says Anders Tylman-Mikiewicz, Volvo design center's general manager.

What folks from Volvo are trying to showcase in this particular concept would be that the car's interior could be versatile. What is exceptional from this concept is that drivers can switch between three various interior arrangements, which include Drive, Create and Relax.


When the car's interior is set up into Drive mode, the seats are organized similar to a 2016 car. This suggests that the driver will be in control, pretty much self-explanatory.


The Create mode is best suited when the driver needs to get work accomplished while on the go. When it is activated, the car's interior design transforms into one which is ideal for consuming media, completing PowerPoint slides or reading.


When the driver chooses the Relax mode, the driver's seat will promptly move to a reclined position while the 25-inch monitor will show up. In addition, the car's computer will also suggest things to stream on the monitor. To put it simply, this mode enables the car owner to relax and enjoy the ride.

The concept furthermore features different technologies, such as a collapsible tray, tablet interface and the previously mentioned 25-inch monitor.

In 2017, Volvo plans to try out its autonomous Volvo through its 100 preselected customers. If everything goes smoothly, a regular-production model will hit selected markets soon thereafter.

Concept 26 is named after the number of minutes Americans spend traveling to work, according to the company's research. What Volvo wants is to give car owners some of that 26 minutes to chat over the phone, watch their favorite movie or get some work done.

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