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Uber’s New Aerial Taxi Concept Looks Like the Spruce Goose of Flying Cars

Uber unveiled a new design for its futuristic “aerial taxi” at the second annual Uber Elevate conference today. And judging by the concept art, Uber is still trying to figure out how to make electric vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) a practical reality. The company’s latest design looks like the Spruce Goose of flying cars—huge, unwieldy, and something that we’ll probably never see fly. Read More >>

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Flying Car Crashes Into Building, Pilot and Passenger Survive

On Monday, video surfaced on Reddit showing a SkyRunner “flying car” crashing into a building. And while the video is certainly horrifying, there wasn’t any context for the accident—just the typical Reddit jokes. But we just learned more from SkyRunner. Thankfully, both the pilot and the passenger survived. Read More >>

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Flying Taxis Are Apparently on the Horizon for Rich People Who Love Meetings and Golf

When Uber first announced its flying taxi project last April, the ride-hailing service said it would begin testing the aircraft in Dubai and Texas by 2020. Now, the company responsible for making the vehicles that may help bring Uber’s Jetsonian vision to life has provided its take on when we could actually see large, people-filled drones zooming through the skies. Read More >>

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Online School Offers ‘Nanodegree’ in Flying Cars

There are already a lot of degrees out there that sound a bit made up. But Flying Cars and Autonomous Flight? Get outta town! Read More >>

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You Can Own the Original ‘Just Two Years Away’ Flying Car for £3.86 Million

After spending 40 years and unspeakable amounts of investor money to make his dream a reality, Paul Moller’s flying car is finally available for purchase. But because flying cars are perpetually “just two years away,” Moller is actually auctioning off his original prototype, not a production model. Read More >>

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I Want This 1923 Prediction For the American City of the Future To Be Real

When the world is descending into chaos, it can be hard to believe that optimistic visions of the future are within our reach. But personally, I think I’ve hit that point where escapist fantasy worlds of tomorrow are the only thing that can ease the stresses of our modern world. This 1923 illustration, for instance, is a picture that I’d just love to crawl inside of and pretend is real. Read More >>

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Uber Reckons It’ll Have Flying Cabs By 2020

In a move that sounds suspiciously like it was crafted to take the focus off Uber's many, many, many PR problems, the ride-hailing company reckons it'll have flying taxis by 2020. Read More >>

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I Will Still Literally Eat the Sun if This Flying Car is Released in 2017

Back in March of 2015, I wrote a blog post proclaiming that I would “literally eat the sun” if this AeroMobil flying car was released by 2017. Well, today, the company announced a new flying car that will be on display later this month. But I’m not grabbing my knife and fork just yet. Read More >>

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Flying Cars Are Still Just Two Years Away, Now Brought to You by Uber™

Are flying cars just “one to three years” away? Probably not. But that’s the claim being made today by Uber’s latest hire—a man who promises that flying cars are just around the corner. Just two more years, guys! Read More >>

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Perhaps ‘Football’ Killed the Flying Car

Having long since abandoned his mission of making science fun in favour of sucking the same out of everything else, perpetual opinion machine Neil deGrasse Tyson delivered another thermally radiant take this weekend, suggesting, mayhap, t’was Sports Ball killed the skycar. Read More >>

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Google Founder’s Flying Car Papped at US Airport

This pot-bellied little thing is believed to be a form of flying car developed with money syphoned off from the personal link-clicking fortune of Google's Larry Page, therefore it's one possible candidate for the official Google Flying Car of the year 2028. Read More >>

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Engineers Rushing to Build Flying Car in Time For the 2020 Tokyo Games

Engineers in Tokyo are attempting to build a flying car that will help light the Olympic cauldron in 2020. And even though they still have a few years, it’s a race against time to achieve what so many other flying car designers have failed to do: Build a safe and reliable flying machine that can handle both the skies and the roads. Read More >>

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Here’s a Bunch of Upside Down Flying Cars Driving Down the Road

I mean, if we’re going to eventually get flying cars (we won’t ever get flying cars, you fools), we can technically fly them in any goddamn direction we want, right? Which means, why the hell not flip the car upside down and fly around New York with the road as your roof and the sky as the ground. Read More >>

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According to Airbus, A Flying Car Reality Is Just Around The Corner

The flying car is just one of a group of futuristic technologies that are like science’s White Whales—along with jetpacks and a machine that can record our dreams (just me?). Plenty of startups have tested their own versions and now, one major company says that future will be here sooner than you think. Read More >>

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Larry Page Has Been Secretly Investing in Flying-Car Start-Ups

Forget self-driving cars. For years now Google co-founder Larry Page been thinking ahead by personally—and secretly—investing in two start-ups that promise something much more exciting: flying cars. Read More >>