10 silly car gadgets you won't believe

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Compact cleaning © Photo courtesy of Heininger

Sure, paper towels and napkins are great for handling intravehicular messes, but let's face it: Space is precious, and that inch-long spot in your door pocket could be better occupied by your collection of pocket-sized knock-knock joke books.

Go minimalist with the CommuteMate Instacloths. These tiny tablets instantly grow to a full-size wipe with the addition of a mere splash of water. Just save a little from your Auto-Mixing Travel Mug.

The package comes with 96 tablets, ensuring you'll have the provisions to clean up mishaps for weeks to come -- provided you also have the necessary liquid for "activation."

Price: $21.99


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