Boeing said on Jan. 23 that its prototype “flying car” — part of a project aimed at “on-demand autonomous air transportation” — has completed its first successful test flight.

The electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft said the test was carried out on Jan. 22 outside Washington, D.C. 

Boeing is among a handful of companies in the United States and around the world — including Uber and a startup backed by Google founder Larry Page — that are developing vehicles which could be used for personal air transport with autonomous navigation.

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