Flying Car

 
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Airbus' autonomous drone taxi takes a step towards reality

The idea of a flying car has been around nearly as long as the modern automobile itself, but only now are companies beginning to realize the dream of personal transportation via flight. One of many companies in the hunt is Airbus, but it's arguably further along than others. Digital Trends reports... read more

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E-Volo 2X multicoptor

Daimler invests in Volocopter flying car company

It seems Daimler wants a piece of the flying car market as it has sunk a $30 million investment into the German start-up Volocoptor. Volocoptor's ultimate goal is to develop... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Moller M400 Skycar prototype

Moller not dead, puts flying car prototype for sale on eBay

Back before flying car startups were commonplace, engineer Paul Moller sunk millions of dollars in attempt to develop a commercially viable flying car capable of vertical... read more July 7, 2017 by


 
The Terrafugia Transition roadable aircraft

Terrafugia flying car startup bought by Volvo parent Geely?

Is Terrafugia the latest acquisition of Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely? According to the South China Morning Post, Geely, fresh from its acquisition of Lotus, has agreed to... read more July 6, 2017 by


 
Neva Air Quad One flying car

New flying car concept seeks to revolutionize personal transport

While some automakers look towards today's infrastructure of roads for the future of transportation, multiple companies are instead looking towards the sky. One of these is... read more June 26, 2017 by


 
Toyota Cartivator SkyDrive flying car rendering

Toyota enters the race to build a flying car

The idea of flying cars has likely been around since first vehicles began putting the world on wheels. However, despite leaps and bounds in technology, the flying car is... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
AeroMobil flying car, 2017 Top Marques Monaco

Production-ready AeroMobil flying car debuts at 2017 Top Marques Monaco

There are a surprising number of companies hoping to deliver the first flying car, and one of the most promising is Slovakia's AeroMobil which used this month’s 2017... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
Concept drawing for Uber Elevate flying taxi service

Uber says flying taxis will be in service by 2020

Uber on Tuesday provided the first details on an on-demand flying taxi service to be called Uber Elevate. During the opening day of a three-day presentation in Dallas, Texas... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
Kitty Hawk Flyer prototype

Meet the Kitty Hawk Flyer, the flying car backed by Google founder Larry Page

No, this isn’t a late April Fools’ Day prank. A startup by the name of Kitty Hawk and backed by Google co-founder Larry Page has given us our first look at a... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
Lilium Eagle electric flying car prototype during maiden test flight on April 20, 2017

Lilium flying taxi completes successful maiden test flight

While the practical challenges to a flying car are countless, there are numerous startups attempting to be the first in the world to sell one to the public. Most are... read more April 24, 2017 by


 
E-Volo 2X multicoptor

This flying car has 18 rotors and will supposedly be ready soon

Ready for takeoff? E-Volo is. The German firm's design is the latest creation in a trend of VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) creations in the aeronautics industry, and... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
Airbus and Italdesign have created the Pop.Up

Airbus and Italdesign team up for a vision of future travel

Every year we get a new version of the same concept. It's a glimpse into a future that isn't here yet, but we do seem to be inching ever closer to it becoming reality. I'm... read more March 9, 2017 by


 
Dubai nearly ready to bring autonomous passenger drones into service

Dubai to offer flying taxi service using autonomous drones?

Testing is already underway in Dubai on a new means of zipping through a crowded city. It involves an autonomous drone capable of carrying a passenger... and some brave test... read more February 16, 2017 by


 
PAL-V Liberty Flying "Car"

Dutch firm to offer flying 'car' you've always dreamed about

Imagine if you could get around traffic? I don't mean simply by plugging your destination into Waze and whipping down side streets. No, I mean avoiding traffic on the ground... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
The Jetsons Car

Uber inches closer to its dream of electric flying machines

Uber has lofty dreams. The ride-hailing company is looking to expand beyond the confines of ground-based transportation and bring its passengers into the sky. It plans to do... read more February 10, 2017 by


 
Vahana single-seat autonomous aircraft concept

Airbus skunk works developing single-seat autonomous aircraft

Every couple of years there seems to be a new company taking on the daunting task of developing safe, easy-to-operate aircraft for private use, some of them even capable of... read more October 25, 2016 by


 
 

 
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