Toyota hopes that flying taxi to be ready for the Olympic games in 2020

Toyota has joined the race of the creators of flying cars, supporting a young company Cartivator developing aircraft Skydrive. According to the authors of the project, Skydrive will be able to move at ten meters height with a speed of 100 km/h.

It is assumed that the quadrocopter will be able to bring to the stage of mass product to the beginning of the Olympic games in 2020, and use it in the ceremony of lighting the Olympic flame.

The device length of 2.9 m is driven by electric motors. According to the developers, it will be able to use for takeoff and landing roads.

Toyota’s participation in development expressed in the allocation of approximately $350 000 and the provision of engineering personnel.

Source: Nikkei


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