Thursday, 8 March 2018

Porsche Could Build Flying Cars, Says Sales Chief

Porsche Sales Chief Claims That They Can Build Flying Taxis

Flying cars may soon become a reality rather than staple feature of science fiction literature sand entertainment shows. Porsche is gearing towards bringing flying cars to consumers in a bid to shake up the automobile industry. It will soon be joining a group of companies to come with reliable designs of the flying cars. After the success of the electric cars spurred by the Tesla most of the automobile are simply looking forward to bring a definite shift in the traditional transport arena by doing with the conventional cars with self-driving vehicles and flying cars.

Porsche flying car reducing the commuting time

Uber has already started the trial of the self-driving vehicle which will effectively work as a taxi through it very own ride hailing app. It wouldn’t need a driver as the name suggests which will help in saving on the internal space ad get more people board the car at the same time. Porsche is thinking about lowering the commuting time drastically with the launch of the flying cars. Porsche official stated that at the moment it takes 30 minutes to reach the Stuttgart airport from the Porsche plant in Zuffenhansen but flying cars easily reduce the duration to just three and half minutes.

Similarly Volkswagen is also in the fray to come with a reliable and first flying car for the masses. It has collaborated with the famed auto designer Ital design and Airbus to come with a working prototype of the Geneva auto show. This car is tentatively titled Pop.Up and it happens to be a two-seater vehicle designed with ability to avoid the gridlocks present on the city roads.

Here comes the competition for flying cars

Porche isn't the only one with the aim of bringing flying cars to fruition and launching it for the masses in upcoming days. At recently started Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland automobile manufacturer are showcasing their attempt at creating the flying cars. One such notable flying car is PAL-V Liberty which happens to be most robust aero car to be displayed in the show.

The good thing is that it does look like a car rather than being a skirmish between a car and airplane. Its design feels quite suited for the super special racing circuit than the usual roads it is planned to play upon. It boasts of two side-by-side right in the front along with the unique tricycle design and a rotor isplaced right at the top which unmounts when the need arises.

Porsche flying car will not be completely automated rather it will offer certain amount of control over itself to the commuters. But passengers aren’t required to get a pilot license in order to take trips in the flying cars because the major aspects of the flying will be taken care of the automated features. Porsche is certainly feeling the heat of the competitors with similar ideas and prototypes in work for the ultimate flying car which will be launching by the mid 2020’s.

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