• Watch Audi, Italdesign and Airbus design and test an autonomous flying taxi

    16 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Germany automaker Audi, Airbus and Italdesign presented Tuesday a scaled-down version of its vision of the future: a drone that can pluck the cab off of an autonomous electric vehicle and then fly off to its intended destination.
    The companies showed off the flying taxi concept Tuesday during Drone Week in Amsterdam.
    You can watch the whole video below that shows the different steps in the process.
    To be clear, what the companies showed was a working prototype and one that isn't big enough for human being to ride in. The prototype of “Pop.Up Next” was a 1:4 scale model.
    Still, the...
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