flying car

  • Volocopter: Expect our flying taxis running for real in “two to three years”

    Volocopter: Expect our flying taxis running for real in “two to three years”

    So how far out are flying cars that you can actually hail via an app, get inside and be whisked off to your destination? Germany based Volocopter reckons a commercial service powered by its electric vertical-take-off-and-landing aircraft could be up and running before 2020.  Read More

  • If you build a flying car, will they come?

    If you build a flying car, will they come?

    Flying cars have been a sci-fi promise for decades, and we’re hearing that they may be a reality soon. Maybe. But are consumers really waiting with bated breath for a flying car? Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan’s Sustainable Worldwide Transportation group surveyed 508 Americans to find out what people think of this sci-fi dream becoming reality. Read More

  • Crunch Report | Flying Car for $400,000

    Musical.ly releases Ping Pong, a new video messenger app, PAL-V is pre-selling its flying car, Elon Musk talks about the symbiosis of mind and machine and Apple might be contemplating wireless charging for the iPhone 8. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • PAL-V begins pre-sales of its flying car – starting at $400,000

    PAL-V begins pre-sales of its flying car – starting at $400,000

    If you still feel like you were somehow “promised” flying cars based on Popular Science magazine covers in the 1960s then you’re in luck, because Dutch company PAL-V is now accepting pre-orders for its Liberty vehicle, which it calls “the first certified commercial flying car ever.” The three-wheeled ‘car’ has a retractable top-mounted rotor, making… Read More

  • Is This Flying Car Company For Real?

    Is This Flying Car Company For Real?

    We’ve been promised a flying car for as long as I can remember. From The Jetsons to Back To The Future, we’ve been sold this dream for years and years. Owning something that starts out on the ground and ends up flying through the air is something I want to experience before I kick the bucket. Read More

  • Darpa developing, yes, a flying car

    They killed the electric car—they is no one in particular—but damn it if we’re not gonna see a flying car before this planet’s best and brightest found a space colony on the moon. Yes, Darpa, which brought you all of the Internets, has developed Personal Air Vehicle Technology, or PAVT (or A Ceca Persevering Holly Hot Loin, in anagram form). It’s part car… Read More