• Mar 29, 2013
There are all kinds of new buttons and alerts showing up on new cars: ones that put you in touch with a person who can give you directions or talk to you after an accident; alerts that rumble your seat and steering wheel if you doze; green leafs that appear if you are driving in a way that improves your fuel economy.

But French automaker Renault this week has a new ad for its Clio model that has gone viral spotlighting a feature we all wish would become standard on new cars -- a button that changes the reality around you and your car in an instant.

This is the difference between the French and Americans. The most buzz-worthy new car feature at the The New York International Auto Show this week is a Honda minivan that has a vacuum cleaner on board.

Check it out, and the check out out story about why Mercedes Benz vehicles show you a coffee cup icon on the instrument panels of their cars.


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      • 1 Year Ago
      you should see what happens when u pull the salesman's finger they dont even charge extra for that option
      veteranspost
      • 1 Year Ago
      ...On my way to dealer for test drive... damn, where's my pants???
      hasrostermann
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why can't all car dealerships be so accommodating? Hard not to buy a vehicle after all that! But does one of the girls come as an extra, at least?
      Velocity105
      • 1 Year Ago
      Dude wishes 1 MORE THING would happen during his test drive.
      dccb3
      • 1 Year Ago
      awesome!
      ronetruth66
      • 1 Year Ago
      SOME STOOPID AS SCHlTT!
      gdmn2find
      • 1 Year Ago
      A vacuum in the car... hmmm doesnt it still have to be emptied? Is there a bag that collects all the trash? What do you do if it gets clogged somewhere in the chassis of the van? Probably too much work and it would be much easier to just use the standard wet/dry vac in your garage. Oh and the other button I find very amusing is the so-called "ECON" button in Hondas. Why do you need to push a button to activate a more economical car? Shouldn't it be that way ALL the time? Just sayin... Probably some feel good button that doesn't do a damn thing except cost you more to buy.
      mythoughtsat77
      • 1 Year Ago
      i hope these guys are single
      • 1 Year Ago
      So where is the female version with the hunky guys that come dancing by with next to no clothes on? Just asking. Their ad did nothing for me and I buy new cars too.
        Get real.
        • 1 Year Ago
        That ad also exists. Check YouTube. They saw your complaint coming and beat you to the punch.
      amihalik88
      • 1 Year Ago
      Do they make one for women?
      larry
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'd like a button in my car that changes my Volvo X90 SUV into a mazaratti.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @larry
        Learn how to spell, you idiot. First of all, its XC90, and "Mazaratti" is not how you spell "Maserati".
      PUGS
      • 1 Year Ago
      So did they buy the car??? Sex sells, sad.
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