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Flying Car Set to Take Off, Destination: Consumer Market

Trend Summary: After decades of sci-fi promise, a Slovakian-based company is set to revolutionise the auto market with a flying car commercially available to the public by 2017.


In a move which could eventually revolutionise the international automobile industry (and have marketers smacking their lips), Slovakian company AeroMobil this week unveiled its latest prototype - an elongated, road-ready vehicle with stowable wings that is able to ...

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... to navigate both city traffic and cruise the airspace between the world’s airports.

Addressing this week's SouthbySouthwest event in Austin, Texas, Aeromobil co-founder and ceo Juraj Vaculik said that his company plans to bring flying cars to market sooner rather than later.

The first commercially available model is expected to be a two-seater with a 435-mile range, take-off speed of 81 miles per hour, top air speed at around 124 miles per hour and an autopilot function.

“We are now scaling up quite fast, building the team, and the plan is that in 2017 we’ll be able to announce the first flying roadster,” Vaculik told CNBC.

“The point is not only to showcase that it’s possible to marry together a plane and a car, but to really commercialise it.”

Read the original unabridged Forbes.com article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2015 - Q4 2017]

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Source: Forbes.com
MTT insight URL: http://marketingtrendtracker.com/article.aspx?id=6543



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