The flying car can be imagined as autonomous driving five years ago. Whether it is the demand of the market or the improvement of the traffic conditions in one country, it has a very good development strategy market prospect. There is a huge sales market behind here. By 2030, about 60% of the world's population will settle in big cities. Traveling over the big cities will be the best plan to solve the challenges of transportation in big cities. The market for taxis in the big cities has great prospects.
Deloitte's "Future Flight Vehicles for China Mobile Transportation" report was split. In 2040, the market capacity of the "sky taxis in the UK" alone could exceed $17 billion. The Audi car took the first step in the development of the design of the flying car. In cooperation with Airbus and its engineering design company Italdesign, it jointly launched the compact Pop.Up Next automatic aircraft prototype.
In 2017, Toyota invested in the British flying car startup Cartivator, which launched the single-seat flying car at the opening of the 2020 Japan Olympics to ignite the Olympic torch from above.
Like Geely's similar prospects for the flying car market, there are also many traditional car companies, airlines, and technology companies. The traditional airline companies that mean Airbus are even less willing to be in the aviation industry. Airbus's flying car program will be tested at the end of this year. The prototype will be mass-produced by 2020 and will be put into use within 10 years.
In China, where the impact of online shopping is more serious, the flying car will be the first to be used in freight logistics. In the UK where the taxi business process is reduced and the Uber is developing rapidly, the flying car will appear first in the passenger sales market. "But there are a lot of different application areas between the two countries. For example, the medical rescue service project can appear in all areas, or appear at the scene of a traffic accident and then be transported to the hospital clinic.