Toyota is making a ‘flying car’

‘Flying Car’ at 2020 Summer Olympics

A startup backed by Toyota has developed a test model that is expected to eventually develop into a tiny car, with a driver who will be able to light the Olympic torch in the 2020 Tokyo games.

The Japanese automaker has invested $386,000 in startup Cartivator Resource Management to work on ‘Sky Drive’. However, the project is still only a concoction of aluminum framing and eight propellers that barely gets off the ground and crashes after several seconds. Cartivator hopes to deliver a seamless transition from driving to flight.

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