Chinese Firm Acquires Slovakian Flying Car Tech: A New Era in Transportation

by AutoExpert   |  1 April, 2024

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Okay, get this: a Chinese company just bought up the rights to build that awesome flying car we saw a while back. You know, the Slovakian one from that viral video that looks like something out of a sci-fi movie? It even runs on regular gas, which is kinda wild.

Remember how those tests went down in 2021? It flew between airports in Slovakia and even switched from car-mode to plane-mode in just over two minutes. Insane! Anyway, that sweet tech is now headed to a specific part of China (they're keeping the location hush-hush for now).

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The Chinese company that made the deal, Hebei Jianxin Flying Car Technology, is no joke. They've already got their own airport and a whole flight school set up – talk about commitment! China basically went all-in on electric vehicles and became a world leader – looks like they're going for the same thing with flying cars.

Speaking of, did you see that Chinese company Autoflight? They did a test flight with a flying drone taxi – zipped from one city to another in twenty minutes instead of the usual three-hour car trip. No passengers yet, but still seriously cool! And across the pond, even the UK is getting in on the action, saying flying taxis could be a thing by 2028.

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Now, this AirCar isn't like those drone taxis. It needs a runway for takeoff and landing. Still pretty awesome, though! KleinVision, the European company that made it, won't say how much they got for the tech, but you know it wasn't cheap.

So, here's the deal: It's going to take a while. We need better roads (er, sky-roads?), tons of new rules, and people need to actually get used to the whole idea of flying cars.

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Aviation expert Steve Wright sums it up perfectly, "This whole new world of flying cars throws everyone for a loop. Everyone's rushing to figure out the rules!" He thinks China could use the whole situation to jump ahead, just like they did with the whole electric car thing.

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Who knows, maybe someday we'll be complaining about flying car traffic jams instead of regular ones. Until then, just imagine cruising down the street then taking to the skies – that's some serious future stuff right there!

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