Flying Cars

Flying Motorcycles and Jetpacks: Fantasies Do Come True

It’s been nearly a decade since venture capital firm Founders Fund published its manifesto complaining about the slowing rate of innovation, encapsulated by the tagline: “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.” (The line has been attributed to the firm’s founder and co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, though the essay itself was penned […]

Is Ehang IPO the Best Bet for Urban Air Mobility?

Remember Taxi Magic? No, it’s not a strain of cannabis. (You’re probably thinking of Somali Tax Ride, which itself sounds like a questionable sex act that shouldn’t cost you more than a fiver.) Taxi Magic was an app that allowed you to hail a taxi on demand. That was back in 2008, about a year […]

What’s the Fastest Car in the World Right Now?

We’ve written a fair amount about vehicles, and it seems like you all love the topic. Our articles on Vehicle-2–Vehicle (V2V) communication and connected cars generated a huge number of shares, and our pieces on autonomous vehicle technologies are always popular as well. Since you all love cars so much, we thought we might share a thought […]

9 Companies Building Flying Cars

As Peter Thiel wryly quipped, “We wanted flying cars and all we got was 140 characters”. This made us think, just how far are we away from realizing flying cars? Is this next on Elon Musk’s to-do list after he makes them all-electric first? Just three days ago, Google co-founder Larry Page made the news with […]