Flying Cars

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The Japanese government is pouring capital into the evolution of flying cars with the objective of commercializing the futuristic mode of transportation as soon as 2023. A number of flying car concepts are being formulated throughout the world, with the likes of Airbus, Boeing and Uber leading the charge.

 

What’s Big in Japan?

From horse-drawn carts to the invention of cars, ships and air balloons, history indicates that the modification in human mobility occurs only around once in a century.

“And about 100 years after the start of mass production of Ford Motor Co.’s Model T, the human race is about to see another mobility revolution”, according to a former Toyota Motor Corp. engineer, who now leads a startup that is betting on launching a commercial flying taxi service in 2023.

 

 

Tokyo-based SkyDrive Inc.’s CEO Tomohiro Fukuzawa is convinced that by 2050 anyone will be able to fly to any end within the capital’s 23 wards in 10 minutes. The possibility is enormous, with global demand for electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft set to reach $1.5 trillion by around 2040. 

 

Purpose of the Project

Flying car projects are bringing a helping hand from Japan’s administration, which is shoving for their commercialization in 2023.

 

 

The government’s ultimate goal is utilizing airspace to transport people in big municipalities, to avoid traffic jams, and giving a new mode of transport for mountainous regions and remote islands, or for usage in case of natural disasters and other emergencies.

 

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