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A car flies in Japan, and the company hopes prototype spurs the industry

Aug 06, 2019 - The Washington Post

It's like "Back to the Future," but real: A car took flight Monday in Japan.

The prototype made by Tokyo-based NEC Corp. looks more like a large drone than typical car. The unmanned, battery-powered contraption hovered 10 feet off the ground for about a minute inside a cage at a company facility in Abiko, according to news reports.

"We at NEC believe that a revolution of travel centered on flying cars will occur," Norihiko Ishiguro, vice president of the global technolog...