Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.
Last week's question: This week’s question: Google’s self-driving Toyota Priuses have clocked more than 200,000 miles on busy highways and city streets, using radar and computers to avoid obstacles and other cars. BMW and Audi also have prototypes of cars that drive themselves. Please come up with a catchy name for the first mass-produced car that has no need for a human driver.
The Winner:Chevy Nomanned
Helen Geracie, Milwaukee, WI
Second Place: The Ford Siesta
Bob Doligale, Prospect, KY
Third Place: iPhone 9
Bob Samuelson, Plymouth, MN
Mike Fleice, El Granada, CA
H.A.L. on Wheels
Paul Raff, Santa Monica, CA
Raven Deerwater, Mendocino, CA
Elliott Linker, Guffey, CO
J. Craig Hill, Johns Creek, GA
Glenn Terry, East Bethel, MN
Katie Dunn, Denmark, ME
Glen Hait, Paradise Valley, AZ
James Hackett, Santa Rosa, CA
Barry Cutler, Palm Desert, CA
Mitch Ruda, Tucson, AZ
William Bernsau, Jacksonville, FL
Maybe on Board
Karen Kleinerman, Audubon, NJ
Mary Oberfoell, Monticello, IA
Alex Goldklang, Evanston, IL
The Headless Horsepower
Sara Hoopes, Evanston, IL
Joan Benedix, Pompano Beach, FL
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