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Very Promising Flying-Driving Car

   XPeng X3 eVTOL Successful Test Flight                                                       Source: XPeng Unique Flying Car Technology China-based eVTOL startup XPeng has just successfully completed the 1st full test flight of its 2-ton, all-electric flying car X3 in Beijing.  The flying car contains unique aviation and automotive technologies.  It is a real flying and driving car with vertical takeoff and landing capabilities.  If the EV encounters an obstacle like a river or traffic jam, it can vertically take-off, flying over the obstruction, land and then resume driving. X3 offers new possibilities in mobility.  It's the stuff that a commuting dream is made of.  It's a zero-emissions, fully electric, flying and driving car that is just about production ready. It has become one of the most promising EVs in the highly competitive global race to take a flying car to market. Combo Car & Plane:  2-in-1 Tech According to XPeng, the X3 operates like any conventional car whi

First Flying-Driving Car to Market

Slovakia's AeroMobil AM 4.0 Aims to be World's 1st Operational Flying Car                                             Source:  AeroMobil A Real Flying-Driving Car Slovakia-based startup AeroMobil aims to be the first to bring real flying-driving cars to market and put them into the hands of average consumers.  The company has a flying car that has successfully completed thousands of hours of test flights.  It's called AeroMobil AM 4.0 and it is the 4th generation of the flying car that the company has been developing since 2010.  It is hybrid electric and AeroMobil hopes to actually deliver the vehicle to buyers in 2025. Tech Specs Power for the vehicle comes from a hybrid system with a turbocharged internal combustion engine that works for both driving and flying.  The transition from driving to flying takes under three minutes. The wings are on hinges that can lift up to drive within lanes and to fit into a garage.  With a single occupant, the vehicle has a driving range