Uber Teams With NASA To Make Flying Cars A Reality (5-9-18)

by CNN — May 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Your dream of riding in a flying car may be one step closer to reality.

Uber and NASA announced on Tuesday they’re teaming up to simulate flying taxis in urban areas.

In 2016, Uber unveiled plans to develop electric flying cars to help improve transportation in cities, alleviate congestion and provide affordable transportation. NASA became a partner for the program an hour later by developing air traffic management for a fleet of flying cars.

But now NASA wants to help get the concept off the ground even more. Literally.

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When Cars Fly: Uber CEO Says In 10 Years (1-23-18)

Uber’s CEO is making a bold prediction, stating that within the next decade, ride-sharing customers will be chauffeured around in flying cars.

“There will be people flying around Dallas, Texas,” CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said at the DLD tech conference in Munich, according to Bloomberg Technology. “I think it’s going to happen within the next 10 years.”

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