Friday, 2 July 2021

Flying Cars Will Be In Our Cities "By The Latter Part Of This Decade",

a bold statement indeed,

is this what our cities will look like? car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group, is currently investing in the development of flying cars, images from Hyundai,

Hyundai, which is developing a flying taxi with Uber, expects electric flying cars to be seen in cities before the end of the decade, Michael Cole, chief executive for European operations at South Korean automaker Hyundai, stated that "We think that by the latter part of this decade certainly," Cole told the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders conference,

above Hyundai's S-A1 flying vehicle, "If you'd asked me a few years ago were flying cars something that I would see in my lifetime, I wouldn't have believed it," he said, "But it's part of our future solution of offering innovative, smart mobility solutions." the Korean manufacturer unveiled a full-scale model of the flying vehicle it is developing with Uber at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2020, created as part of the company's Urban Air Mobility (UAM) plans, the eVTOL – electric vertical take off and landing – vehicle is named S-A1, designed for short flights in and between cities, it would be built from lightweight carbon composite materials and seat five people, including a pilot, "We are looking at the dawn of a completely new era that will open the skies above our cities," said Hyundai executive vice-president Jaiwon Shin at the time, as H. G. Wells wrote, Things to Come, what other wonders are just a few years away?

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