GM and Hyundai Double Down on Flying Cars

Cadillac concepts: VTOL flying vehicle & Halo driverless 'living room on wheels'
GM and Hyundai Double Down on Flying Cars 
 
June 15, 2021
General Motors and Hyundai said yesterday they are pushing ahead with developing "flying cars".
  • Hyundai said it could have an air-taxi service in operation as soon as 2025.
  • A GM executive said it could take until 2030 for air-taxi services to overcome technical and regulatory hurdles and reach commercialization.
VIDEO | GM reveals the Cadillac Vertile (1 minute)
Earlier this year, GM rolled out a Cadillac flying concept vehicle at CES 2021. They teased a four-rotor prototype dubbed the VTOL (vertical-take-off-and-landing). It is “designed for the moment when time is of the essence and convenience is everything,” said Michael Simcoe, GM’s vice president of global design. He also said the concept would use a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. 
Urban air taxi, VoloCity, by Volocopter and Geely partnership
Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) zero-emissions aircraft, which take off and land like helicopters and carry passengers and cargo, are being developed by a number of startups as well as aircraft makers and automakers.
Hyundai's flying taxi at CES 2020
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