This Ancient Commodore 64 is Still Being Used to Run a Car in Poland

By Casey Chan on at

We need to learn a lesson about needless consumerism from this auto repair shop in Gdansk, Poland, because it still uses a Commodore 64 to run its operations. Yes, the same Commodore 64 released 34 years ago that clocked in at 1 MHz and had 64 kilobytes of RAM. It came out in 1982, was discontinued in 1994, but it’s still used to run an actual company in 2016. That’s awesome.

Here’s what Commodore USA’s Facebook page wrote regarding the computer:

This C64C used by a small auto repair shop for balancing driveshafts has been working non-stop for over 25 years! And despite surviving a flood it is still going...

I know where I’m going if my car ever breaks down in Poland.