*Illustrator and “imagineer” Arthur Radebaugh working the RCA account, 1964. Radebaugh was known for his phosphorescent paints and cutting-edge black-light paintings.
*And, of course it’s an electronic car maneuvering in a smart city. This was fifty years ago. If you removed Radebaugh’s dramatic lighting effects, all those “futuristic” high-rises would look entirely commonplace in 2014.
*Electronic GPS in the dashboard? Common as dirt.
*It’s RCA, “the most trusted name in electronics,” that didn’t make to the future; RCA was seized and destroyed by General Electric in 1985.