In a continuing exploration of the concept of a flying car,  Boeing has signed a letter of agreement to explore joint relationships with luxury car manufacturer Porsche.  Here is a concept video published by World News that shows some idea of what that might ultimately look like.

Flying cars – or drone taxis- aren’t brand new, but the technology is maturing and they appear to be getting closer to widescale commercial use.   eHang was an early entrant into the field, and has announced plans to provide a flying drone service in China: Dubai already operates a drone taxi service.  Urban air mobility – a hot topic this year – is related, with Amsterdam hosting a UAM focused conference and cities throughout Europe and the U.S. engaging in discussion of how transit systems might move up, rather than out, solving some of the world’s worst traffic problems.

With Boeing and Porsche working together, it’s unclear if the result would be a fleet of drones – something that would play to Boeing’s strengths – or…

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