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Uber To Tap NASA Expert For Rapid Aircraft Or Flying Car

Uber has roped in NASA expert Mark Moore, who authored a white paper on short ride aircraft VTOL in 2010. Moore is leaving NASA to take up the job with the flying car project named as Uber Elevate.

Car Tech February 8, 2017

Uber Wants To Build Small Planes To Beat Traffic In Cities [Video]

Uber’s head of products, Jeff Holden, recently announced that the sky is the limit for the car sharing service. Uber said it will research vertical take-off and landing airplanes (VTOL) to expand mobility choices for its customers.

Car Tech September 26, 2016

DARPA VTOL Experimental Plane (X-Plane) LightningStrike Enters Phase 2: Pushing Technology Needle The Farthest

Aurora Flight Sciences prepares to make the LightningStrike more than just an idea. The VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) will be quieter and more fuel efficient than the MV-22 Osprey.

Business March 5, 2016

Elon Musk now sets sight on EV pickup truck and supersonic jet with VTOL

Tesla's Elon Musk has said the company will make an EV pickup truck and supersonic jet. A pickup jet?

Car Tech November 16, 2013

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