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Intel unveils 'flying car' Volocopter at CES 2018 — Here's the first look

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled a self-driving ‘flying car’ Volocopter at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled a self-driving ‘flying car’ Volocopter at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 on Monday. (Reuters)
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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled a self-driving ‘flying car’ Volocopter at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 on Monday. (Reuters)

Krzanich called the autonomous passenger drone as "essentially a flying car", which is powered by a nine independent batteries which power two rotors. Volocopter comes with 18-rotors. (Reuters)
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Krzanich called the autonomous passenger drone as "essentially a flying car", which is powered by a nine independent batteries which power two rotors. Volocopter comes with 18-rotors. (Reuters)

The Volocopter VC200 took off inside the keynote venue at the Monte Carlo Hotel in Las Vegas without a pilot flying it. (Reuters)
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The Volocopter VC200 took off inside the keynote venue at the Monte Carlo Hotel in Las Vegas without a pilot flying it. (Reuters)

The two-seater craft can have a 30-minute flight. (Reuters)
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The two-seater craft can have a 30-minute flight. (Reuters)

When fully charged, a Volocopter can cover a distance about 27 kilometres. The Batteries charge completely in less than 40 minutes.
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When fully charged, a Volocopter can cover a distance about 27 kilometres. The Batteries charge completely in less than 40 minutes.

When fully charged, a Volocopter can cover a distance about 27 kilometres. The Batteries charge completely in less than 40 minutes. (Reuters)
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When fully charged, a Volocopter can cover a distance about 27 kilometres. The Batteries charge completely in less than 40 minutes. (Reuters)

The Volocopter, built by a Germany-based company, was launched in 2012. The craft's first flight took off in 2013. (Reuters)
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The Volocopter, built by a Germany-based company, was launched in 2012. The craft's first flight took off in 2013. (Reuters)

First Published on Jan 11, 2018 01:17 pm
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