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Reinventing the car: GM's head of R&D, Larry Burns, on TED.com

Want to see what a post-bailout auto industry could look like? General Motors VP of R&D Larry Burns previews next-gen car design: sleek, customizable (and computer-enhanced) vehicles that run clean on hydrogen — and pump energy back into the electrical grid when they’re idle. (Recorded February 2005 in Monterey, California. Duration: 9:12.)

Watch Larry Burns’s talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 300+ TEDTalks — including more talks about cars.

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