Airbus project Vahana shows how to hail an autonomous flying taxi

Hailing a flying taxi will someday be as easy as pulling out your phone and pressing a button.  That’s the future presented by a number of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft projects, and major transportation movers and shakers, most notably Uber and its partners, have outlined plans to take the ride hailing services currently […]

self-driving cars to create $7 trillion Passenger Economy

The race to create self-driving cars is on—but what happens when they’re everywhere and nobody has to drive?    That could lead to a “passenger economy” worth $7 trillion by 2050, according to a new report by Intel and analyst firm Strategy Analytics. While the name of the potential new market is lame, the amount […]