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The proposal is currently still a paper project with no solid plans for development, but Michael Simcoe, the Vice President of GM, believes there is a market for these luxurious vehicles. “It’s a concept for when time is of the essence,” says Simcoe at the virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) where the project was presented. The drone can grant you an incredible travel experience for those trying to catch a meeting across town at a speed of about 56 mph. The trip will also be relatively silent compared to a helicopter.
Though maybe not as radical as a flying car, GM’s accompanying shuttle is a self-driving car with no steering wheel, pedals, or driver. Instead of traditional seats, the interior is equipped with a luxurious couch that demonstrates how the passengers can focus on their guests instead of worrying about reaching their destination.
Whether you are a big car person or a fan of science fiction, it is hard not to get excited about these futuristic vehicle concepts—even if they are only concepts for now.
GM is developing a flying car concept called Cadillac Halo which would act as a futuristic taxi providing personal air travel.
A self-driving shuttle will help passengers complete the last leg of their journey from the drone landing site.