flying cars

This is Uber’s plan to deliver on flying ‘cars’

Self-driving and electric flying cars are coming. What this means for our cities in the future is unclear, so I chatted with Uber Head of Policy of Autonomous Vehicles and Urban Aviation Justin Erlich

Are flying cars the future of transportation or an inflated expectation?

It’s clear that flying cars are transitioning from a fascinating concept to a quite-mature technology and promising investment thesis. But will we see flying cars out in the world? And how will the

Airbus on track to fly its electric aerial taxi in 2018

Airbus is looking to put its flying taxi in the air next year, confirmed CityAirbus chief engineer Marius Bebesel this week. The schedule is on track after CityAirbus conducted successful ground tests

Airbus and HAX create an accelerator program for flying taxi tech

Aeronautics industry giant Airbus is teaming up with hardware early-stage investment firm HAX to create a four-month accelerator program based in Shenzhen focused on a high-flying goal – “urba

You can learn to build aerial taxis with Udacity’s new Flying Car Nanodegree

Online education company Udacity is growing its new Nanodegree program yet again – it’s adding two entirely new programs to the roster, including a new entry-level self-driving Nanodegree, as

The next billion-dollar startup will be in aerospace

On the back of the incredible innovations that have disrupted today’s urban transit systems, with new ride-share models, electric energy and autonomous technologies, urban air mobility is poised for

ChargePoint is ready for flying EVs

Yesterday I wrote about a poll conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan that found people were interested in flying cars if they were autonomous, shared and electric. As soon as I posted

AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its ‘first edition’ flying car

Flying-car company AeroMobil revealed its new model today, and is set to start taking pre-orders for the limited first edition run of the hybrid vehicle. The company had promised to offer a commercial

Our self-flying car future

Self-driving cars might be exciting, but not nearly as much as what comes afterwards.

Larry Page has dueling flying car companies, but it’s self-driving tech that will get them off the ground

The notion of such aerial vehicles has always fascinated, but the pesky need to pilot the things has generally grounded it — as if the engineering and legal challenges weren't enough already. But au

It’s 2012 Already So Where Are All The Jetsons Flying Cars

As we enter 2012, shouldn't we all be traveling around in flying cars by now? That was the prediction in the Jetsons cartoon tv show. The futuristic series, first produced by Hanna-Barbera in 1962, w