Flying Car

 
Lilium Jet VTOL concept

Former McLaren design boss joins Lilium flying taxi startup

Frank Stephenson shocked many when he stepped down from the lead design role at McLaren in early 2017. It turned out he wanted to apply his design skills in an entirely new segment: flying taxis. The renowned designer, responsible for cars like the McLaren P1 and 650S (and in earlier roles the... read more

December 16, 2018 by
 
Toyota flying car patent

New patent emerges for Toyota's flying car

Toyota last year threw its hat into the ring to build a flying car, and the automaker has since filed to protect a new design of its own. First discovered by AutoGuide... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
Samson Switchblade flying car

Oregon's Samson Sky says it has 800 reservations for flying car

Last December, Oregon-based Samson Sky (nee Samson) promised a flying sports car for 2018. The latest news from the company, released last Friday, didn't offer a more... read more September 13, 2018 by


 
Vertical Aerospace single-passenger flying taxi prototype

Former F1 team owner aims to develop flying taxis within four years

The idea of the flying taxi is the fever dream of rich entrepreneurs looking to be "first." The latest rich entrepreneur interested in developing the "Jetsons"-like form of... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
The Terrafugia Transition roadable aircraft

Terrafugia reveals new details on Transition flying car due in 2019

America's Terrafugia has provided a few new details on its Transition flying car slated to enter production in 2019. Terrafugia was formed in 2006 by a group of engineers at... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin Volante Vision Concept

Airborne luxury: Aston Martin debuts Volante Vision VTOL Concept

Aston Martin specializes in building luxury cars, but it recently entered into a partnership to design a submarine. For its next act, the company has taken to the skies. On... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
Pop.Up Next concept

Germany plans to test Audi-Airbus flying taxi

At this year's Geneva auto show, Audi joined Airbus and Italdesign to show off the Pop.Up Next concept. But, the flying taxi may not be a concept for long. The German... read more June 23, 2018 by


 
Kitty Hawk Flyer

Kitty Hawk Flyer ready for production

As major cities continue to become more crowded, a number of firms, big and small, are in a race to deliver to the market small, low-noise aircraft that can be used to beat... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Uber flying taxi prototype

Uber plans to build its flying taxis in France

Uber has selected France as the future home for flying taxi production and will invest $23.4 million in the country over the next five years. According to a CNN report on... read more May 26, 2018 by


 
Uber flying taxi prototype

Uber shows off its new flying taxi prototype

Uber is dead set on bringing its ride-hailing service to the skies, and the company showed off its latest flying taxi prototype on Tuesday. The prototype bowed ahead of... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
This is the Volocopter vision of the future

Volocopter needs improved infrastructure to see its autonomous drones take off

The promise of flying cars has been replaced with the vision of autonomous drones. Neither one is a reality at the moment, but Volocopter is determined to make the latter... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
Kitty Hawk Cora flying taxi

Google founder Larry Page's flying taxi takes flight

Many companies have made a splash in the flying car or airborne taxi industry, which has only just begun to earn its wings (pun intended). Now it turns out Google founder... read more March 13, 2018 by


 
Pal-V Liberty

Pal-V Liberty flying car debuts in Geneva, starts at $400,000

Dutch firm Pal-V is almost ready to take to the skies. The company this week unveiled its first product, a flying car called the Pal-V Liberty, at the 2018 Geneva... read more March 9, 2018 by


 
Pop.Up Next concept

Audi joins Italdesign and Airbus on Pop.Up autonomous flying car project

First Porsche expressed interest in a flying taxi, and now Audi has partnered with Airbus and Italdesign to bring a self-driving car with flying drone capabilities to life... read more March 9, 2018 by


 
2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Aug 2017

Porsche interested in producing flying taxi?

Today, Porsche sports cars. Tomorrow, Porsche electric cars. But is a flying taxi in the brand's future? The brand's sales chief Detlev von Platen believes there might be a... read more March 5, 2018 by


 
Bell Helicopter air taxi concept at 2018 CES

Bell Helicopter debuts futuristic air taxi at CES

Aside from the numerous vehicle concepts and futuristic cockpit designs at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Las Vegas tech show also played host to the very first... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
 

 
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