Sometimes technology backfires on you. The Thai finance minister was on his way to a meeting became trapped in his car when the onboard computer of his BMW malfunctioned, shutting down the engine, locking all the doors and windows, and sealing him and his driver in. With air running out, they found out the hard way how well-built the cars are, and had to have someone come around with a sledgehammer and smash one of the windows after they failed to kick one out from the inside.
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