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Cars are becoming more and [more / most] technologically advanced. In the past decade, we have seen [improves / improvements] in electric car technology and driverless cars. The latest advance [coming / comes] from Mercedes-Benz. The luxury carmaker has [veiled / unveiled] a car that lets you use your mind to control [certain / curtain] things. The car giant unveiled its futuristic car at the IAA Mobility show in Munich earlier [next / this] week. The car is called Vision AVTR. The four capitalized [numbers / letters] at the end of its name are to make people think of the movie Avatar. This movie was about using the brain [for / to] connect with nature. A Mercedes spokesperson said the car would not [be / have] available for purchase any time soon. It is currently in the [contact / concept] stage of production.

Mercedes is [useful / using] a technology called brain-computer interface (BCI) in the Vision AVTR. The car's computers "read" [brainy / brain] signals and translate them into actions. Mercedes says the system needs about [the / a] minute to get to understand a [new / newt] driver's thought processes. The driver will then be able to [reform / perform] certain functions in the car using [adjust / just] their thoughts. Mercedes spokeswoman Britta Seeger spoke about how exciting she thought the [futurism / futuristic] car was. She said: "Mercedes-Benz is setting another milestone in the [merging / purging] of man and machine." The Mercedes website says: "As [once / soon] as you get in, the car becomes an extension of your own body and a tool to discover the [environmental / environment] ."

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