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Inside the high-stakes race to build the world’s first flying taxi

November 06, 2019 7:04 pm

Expectations that aerial taxis will be a reality in the coming years are quickly building. Companies like Lilium are testing their machines, laying the groundwork for wider production and starting discussions to gain support from government officials.

Watch: A new 'flying car' hovers steadily for a minute

August 05, 2019 11:09 am

Japanese electronics maker NEC Corp. has shown a "flying car," a large drone-like machine with four propellers that hovered steadily for about a minute<

Silicon Valley's taking baby steps towards autonomous flying

August 30, 2018 1:39 pm

Government and industry have long worked to automate portions of passenger flight — “autopilot” is part of the American vernacular.

Uber plans Paris flying-car lab as CEO sees future in 3D

May 25, 2018 3:55 pm

Uber joins a number of other technology companies opening research facilities in Paris as they try to tap the French capital’s deep pool of scientific and engineering talent.

Toyota Motor Corp. is working on a 'flying car' for 2020 Olympics

June 03, 2017 7:40 pm

A startup backed by the Japanese automaker has developed a test model that engineers hope will eventually develop into a tiny car with a driver who'll be able to light the Olympic torch in the 2020 Tokyo games.

Flying cars under development vary significantly

January 30, 2017 5:46 pm

Entrepreneurs around the globe are vying to become the first to develop a commercially viable "flying car." The designs vary greatly.