CES is the place for insane technology concepts, so it should come as no surprise that flying cars were on the menu this year.
The US auto giant offered few details, releasing only a video of the Cadillac brand electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) on its digital exhibit page.
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According to Mashable, as part of its Cadillac Halo portfolio, a shiny, silver, and black self-driving shuttle, and a matching passenger drone was introduced.
The single-passenger Cadillac - technically, a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone - will be able to travel from urban rooftop to urban rooftop at speeds up to 55 miles per hour.More news: Apple reportedly close to signing deal with Hyundai for electric auto development
'The eVTOL meets you on the roof and drops you at the closest dedicated port closest to your destination'.
It is fully fully autonomous and all-electric, with a 90kW motor, a GM Ultium battery pack and an ultra-lightweight body with four pairs of rotors.
Cadillac's PAV concept pod appears to be a luxurious mini-limo with all the creature comforts of a groovy, leather-appointed lounge on wheels. GM's Michael Simcoe said at the CES event, "It's a concept for when time is of the essence".More news: USA trips will need negative COVID test
And the system is powered by the rider's voice and hand gestures, such as snapping pictures and turning lights on or off.
'The needs and wants of the passengers at a particular moment in time and GM's vision of the future of transportation, ' Simcoe told CNBC. It features fore and aft sliding doors and a panoramic glass roof. As per a senior executive from the company, the new concept vehicle is a "reimagining the future of personal transportation".More news: Ford: ‘Bad actors’ flouting emergency orders will be fined