Flying car developer says he's $80 million closer to making sci-fi dream a reality.
Flying car developer Dr. Paul Moller gets cash infusion to help put his car/plane hybrid on the roads and in the skies by 2016. By joining with an outside firm and moving production to China, the California-based Moller International group says they're on the fast track toward making sci-fi dream a reality.
World Debut of Rinspeed sQuba, First Underwater "Flying" Car
Get the complete story at http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2008/02/14/077713.html Thirty years after the movie thriller "The Spy Who Loved Me" hit the silver screen, 'sQuba' is the first car that can actually fly under water. The Rinspeed sQuba will have it's world debut at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show.
Paul Moller: Take a ride in the Skycar
http://www.ted.com Paul Moller talks about the future of personal air travel -- the marriage of autos and flight that will give us true freedom to travel off-road. He shows two things he's working on: the Moller Skycar (a jet + car) and a passenger-friendly hovering disc. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Watch the Top 10 TEDTalks on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10
Car or Motor Bike? Jeremy tries out the EcoMobile - Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld - BBC
Jeremy Clarkson travels to Switzerland to try out the EcoMobile: a motor bike with a full car body.