Terrafugia released a new video today showing off its latest flying car concept. Should consumers expect to see this new driverless model, known as the TF-X™, zipping around in the sky sometime soon? No. No, they should not.
Executives from the flying car company Terrafugia are currently in China looking for funding, leading some in the media to innocently ask if flying cars could ease Beijing's traffic congestion. As the young folks these days might put it: LOL.
A few weeks ago we looked at the broken promises of Terrafugia — a flying car company with a product that's always just two years away. Well, we've got an important update. The company is looking for just $30 million more to get their product off the ground.
It's that time of year again! Every six months or so, the media rave about the latest advancements in flying car technology. They insist your flying car is ALMOST HERE! No, no it's not.
Before even releasing its first flying car, Terrafugia has already begun work on its successor, the TF-X — a much sexier four-seat hybrid capable of vertical takeoff. The company also announced that the Transition will be ready in about two years. Or maybe three. We're so totally holding our breath.
The folks at Terrafugia have moved the flying car even further into the mainstream this weekend thanks to a weight exemption granted by the FAA.
Unlike so many other pie-in-the-sky tech masturbation fantasies masquerading as projects that'll see the light of day, Terrafugia's Transition flying car amazingly looks like it really will go on sale next year, as its creators claimed three years ago. Gregory Mone from Pop Sci even got to sit in the $194,000 car,…