OREANDA-NEWS. Bloomberg agency reports that American company Uber and South Korean automaker Hyundai introduced the concept of a flying car at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas.

The presented concept looks like a light helicopter. The aircraft will have a vertical take-off and landing system, it is planned that electric engines will allow to reach speeds of up to 320 kilometers per hour. It can transport four passengers, moving at a distance of up to 100 kilometers without recharging.

The first valid prototype will be presented later in 2020. It is planned that the first air cars will be used for air taxi service. The beginning of commercial transportation is scheduled for 2023.

Representatives of the companies reported that the first models of flying cars will be controlled by men, but subsequently they will be equipped with unmanned control systems.