OREANDA-NEWS. Volkswagen is keeping up with the times. Therefore, the company is seriously interested in flying transport. The first vehicles of this type may appear in China – a feasibility study for this is being prepared by specialists of the German concern.

As reported by «Reuters» with reference to the official statement of Volkswagen, the concept of «vertical mobility» will be the next step in the implementation of the strategy of «mobility of the future», especially in the «technically close» Chinese market.

Volkswagen will start trying it's hand at the new segment with a conventional flying drone, that can take at least one person on board. Something similar was recently introduced by Cadillac, whose drone can take off and land vertically, as well as fly through the air at speeds of up to 90 km/h.

Meanwhile, the flying car market is considered one of the most promising among both young startups and well-known automakers. According to forecasts of the American financial conglomerate «Morgan Stanley», it's volume by 2040 can grow to 1.5 trillion US dollars.