There may be problems with regulation. The timing of when flying cars will be able to fly, and when they might be regulated, varies,” says Hugh Martin, who helps cities develop transport policies at Lacuna Technologies. Several car companies are already developing aerial vehicles, according to the CNBC article. These include Chinese electric car maker Xpeng and Fiat Chrysler.
EV startups could play a big role in making flying cars a reality. Flying cars have long been a fantasy of mankind, and Chinese electric car manufacturer XPeng wants to make these dreams a reality.
Airspeeder would first improve the technology with remotely piloted aircraft built for racing, and then civilian customers and the era of urban aviation. Airspeeder has taken another big step towards the first flying car racing series. Now they could fly two planes in tandem.
A company has developed a flapping fan to power flying cars. A special turret fan has been developed by Volerian to prove that propellers are not the only way to power a flying car. From Airbus to NASA to Germany’s Volocopter, there are many companies and organisations aiming to modernise aviation. This is what the US company Volerian is trying to do, but the company is thinking of a very unique solution.
XPeng Huitian, the Chinese division of XPeng Motors, has unveiled a prototype of its new flying car with autonomous capabilities. Dubbed the Voyager X2, the electric vehicle is the company’s fifth generation flying car, which it says takes it one step closer to a more widely available and safe flying car.
Toyota, known for its environmentally friendly hybrid electric cars and the high-tech technologies and standardised active safety systems they feature, agreed back in May 2017 to allow a team of engineers to start developing the flying car technology.