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  1. Chinese backing sought for flying car and sky city projectsRead the original story

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    ... the government and the public on the mainland to help bankroll its commercialisation. Massachusetts-based Terrafugia said it was seeking to raise US$30 million from partners on the mainland to help fund its plan to put its flying car on the streets ...

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  2. Caroplane: A plane that's not priceyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WPTV Local News

    ... films like "Back to the Future," the 'caroplane' has become an increasingly robust reality in recent years. The Terrafugia also made its air show debut recently and is set for sales next year. New competitors are also emerging. The existing market ...

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  3. SkyRunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KMIZ

    ... films like "Back to the Future," the "caroplane" has become an increasingly robust reality in recent years. The Terrafugia also made its air show debut recently and is set for sales next year. New competitors are also emerging. The existing market ...

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  4. Forget the jet, you need a 'caroplane'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | CNN

    ... films like "Back to the Future," the 'caroplane' has become an increasingly robust reality in recent years. The Terrafugia also made its air show debut recently and is set for sales next year. New competitors are also emerging. The existing market ...

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  5. Gyrocopter that can hit 112mph on land and in the air goes on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Daily Mail

    ... Despite its helicopter-like appearance, like many flying car prototypes, including the TF-X from Austin-based Terrafugia, the Pal-V needs a 540ft runway in order to take-off. When in flight mode, the vehicle looks like a helicopter, however, it is ...

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  6. First flying motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Fox News

    ... But its three-wheel design is what gives it the upper hand against proposed 'flying cars' like the long-delayed Terrafugia Transition , because it only needs to meet motorcycle regulations for road use, which don't require the same extensive crash ...

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  7. Flying Cars Predicted In Two Years: What Then?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Fast Company

    ... turns in to a plane, due to be released in two years. The Transition, the flagship vehicle from flying carmaker Terrafugia, unfolds its wings to become FAA-ready in under a minute. The Transition is designed to make flight much easier than it is ...

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  8. Terrafugia sighting a glimpse into the futureRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | SeacoastOnline

    For several weeks now I've had an "eye on the sky" hoping for a glimpse of a rare bird, offspring of Terrafugia, that the Portsmouth Herald told us was temporarily nesting and making fledgling excursions from Pease International Tradeport.

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  9. AeroSports Update: US Maker Of Flying Car Seeks Chinese PartnersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Aero-News Network

    One of the more unusual light sport aircraft under development is the Terrafugia flying car.

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  10. Here are the 10 most popular tech stories in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    Here are the most-viewed tech stories from this past June on the Boston Business Journal's website: Terrafugia, seeking $30M in funding, plans to have first flying cars ready in two years Ten robots made in Massachusetts Cambridge considering regulations cracking down on Uber, other ride-sharing services Who's hiring in tech right now Ten ... (more)

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  11. Terrafugia sighting a glimpse into the futureRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | SeacoastOnline

    For several weeks now I've had an "eye on the sky" hoping for a glimpse of a rare bird, offspring of Terrafugia, that the Portsmouth Herald told us was temporarily nesting and making fledgling excursions from Pease International Tradeport.

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  12. US maker of flying cars seeks mainland China partnersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | South China Morning Post

    Terrafugia has US$30 million in pre-orders for the Transition, which made its first public flight in the US last year.

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  13. Graphic Road Safety Advert Is... IntenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Switched

    ... well that one has even been used to take a blind man for a joy ride (see video above). With its "Transition" car, Terrafugia proves that the future is finally here. The operator of this amazing vehicle can drive it and fly it. The Transition has ...

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  14. MIT students develop a flying car TF-XRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a few others from MIT Sloan School of Management. Terrafugia, a company started by these bright brains, is actively working to launch the first flying car, TF-X , a dream for the entire ...

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  15. So Long, Steering Wheel ... Hello Flying Cars?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | New Haven Independent

    ... electric car to Yale University Art Gallery Sunday. In 10 years, he expects to fly there instead, in his car. Terrafugia, a company combining driving and aviation since 2006, plans to make TF-X flying cars (pictured) widely available in the next 10 ...

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  16. Tesla's Musk could build flying or submersible carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Autoblog

    ... car has been an automotive dream for decades, but it has always been so disappointing. Even the long-delayed Terrafugia Transition needs a runway to takeoff and can't just pop in an out of traffic like we all want. While the flying car likely ...

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  17. Toyota Looks to Hovering Cars for Greater Fuel EfficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Inhabitat

    ... studying the idea of a car that would levitate off the ground. Unfortunately it won't be a flying car, like the Terrafugia , but instead the car would hover just above the road to reduce friction, which would help with fuel efficiency. Yoshiki did ...

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  18. Elon Musk: 'We Could Definitely Make a Flying Car'Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... than that. It's not like we'd sell it, because I think the market for submarine cars is quite small," he said. Terrafugia Inc., a Massachusetts company founded by MIT graduates, has been already working on a flying car called the Transition. It's ... 1 comment

  19. Elon Musk: 'We Could Definitely Make a Flying Car'Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... than that. It's not like we'd sell it, because I think the market for submarine cars is quite small," he said. Terrafugia Inc., a Massachusetts company founded by MIT graduates, has been already working on a flying car called the Transition. It's ... 1 comment

  20. Flying cars coming? Yes. Do we need them? No.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The News Tribune

    ... fly straight to your destination the dream of the Jetsons realized. Eager investors have poured $10 million into Terrafugia, which thinks it will improve human freedom thanks to flying cars. The team's intentions appear very good. They want to do ...

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