By Nicholas Lette, Dec 17 2015 12:23AM

I was once told by an ex-jaguar designer that one thing they always aimed for with each new car was to “surprise and delight” everyone who might see, touch or drive it. It was a mantra which stuck with me through my studies in the world of car design and beyond. If a mere mechanical system could produce emotional responses as playful and human as these, what else must it be able to do?