We have seen the future of automobile-based weapons, and it’s the HPEMS (High Powered Electromagnetic System). The electromagnetic pulse the weapon emits “would be used to disable a car’s microprocessors, chips, and whatever other electronics are keeping it running.” Video after the break.

It’ll soon be scaled down to fit into cop cars to end chases and even designed to be used in warfare. The system works exactly as you�ve seen in the movies.

[via GizmodoNewlaunches]