This followup to PIVO boasts the “Robotic Agent, “a disembodied monkey head on the instrument panel that speaks English and Japanese and is able to help out with things like directions.” Video after the jump. Click here for additional pics.

Compact Lithium Ion batteries power in-wheel motors, and the PIVO 2’s wheels themselves rotate 90 degrees as well. Tight parking spot? Turn the passenger compartment sideways, turn the wheels, and slide right in or out.

[via Autoblog]