The aerospace industry must be feeling the heat of competitions. In addition to “traditional” competitors, aerospace companies now have deal with automakers getting into the business of flying too. The latest to join the short range air superiority race is Japanese automaker, Toyota.
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Hyundai S-A1 Electric VTOL Flying Taxi For Uber Elevate Unveiled
Its no secret that Uber has been eyeing the sky for future of personal transportation and what you see here is a baby step towards that vision. Folks, this is the Hyundai S-A1, a destined-for-ridesharing personal air vehicle (PAV).
Airbus Partners Aston Martin For ACH130 Aston Martin Edition Helicopter
To be clear, Aston Martin is not making helicopters. The marque does have a vision of a flying car, but that’s for the future. For now, the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition is as close as you will get to a flying Aston Martin.
Rolls-Royce ACCEL All-Electric Plane Unveiled, Wants To Be The World’s Fastest All-Electric Aircraft
While aerospace companies are thriving to develop electric aircraft that has practical range, aircraft engine maker and luxury car maker, Rolls-Royce, is gunning for the world’s fastest all-electric plane.
A.L.I. Technologies XTurismo: A Hoverbike That Looks Straight From Sci-Fi Movies
At the recently concluded Tokyo Motor Show, there was a particular exhibit that was not quite an automobile. It was a Hoverbike and it is called XTurismo from Japanese startup A.L.I. Technologies.
Porsche Is Getting Into The Business Of Making Aircraft With Boeing, Well, Kind Of
Before you go ga-ga over this, please let it be known that Porsche is NOT making flying cars. At least not yet. The German sports car maker merely has an agreement with America aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, to explore the premium urban air mobility market.
Lazareth LMV 496 Is A Flying Bike That Is Actually A Regular Motorcycle Too
French bike maker Lazareth is best known for its outrageous motorcycles that somehow always have more than two wheels like a motorcycle should. The last we saw here was the monstrous LM 847, a 4-wheel beast that has a heart of a Maserati. Is that even a bike still? Well, it god damn is, which …
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Ehang 216 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Sets To Ply Austria Skies In 2020
First, it was Dubai and now, Austria. Chinese Ehang Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) is set to ply the skies of Austria come 2020. The company, along with Austrian FACC aviation company and ProSiebenSat, broke the news last week at a launch event held at Vienna’s Generali Arena. Following the official launch, Ehang will be showing …
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Malaysia’s “Flying Car” Concept Looks Like It Had Cheap Fans Stuck On It
Malaysia is not particularly a pro when it comes to making cars. To put it bluntly, their National car isn’t the sharpest tools in the tool shed. But how bad it is? Well, lets just say that former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson had no good words for them and even caused a furore by …
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JPA The Speeder Is Star Wars‘ Speeder Bike In Real Life Money Can Buy
Behold, fans of Star Wars, Speeder Bike is totally real! well, kind of. It has no wheels and it certainly need no mirrors to pretend it is hovering. Nor does it needed to be hosed up and only does over water runs. Plus, unlike the Imperial’s floating bike that hovers just a few feet off …
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