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Wheeling and dealing towards our motor homes of the future

Vilem Flusser, the Czech-born media philosopher, died in a motor accident 14 years ago this month, leaving behind him many remarkable insights - perhaps the least convincing of them his assertion that 'as technology develops, the wheel dies out, as it did in nature'. At first sight this seems difficult to take seriously, but a lot can happen in 14 years and today there must be a much larger constituency of drivers prepared to take a second look at any theory involving wheels 'dying ...

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