Alibaba-backed startup Xpeng reveals flying vehicle

Saturday, 26. September 2020 13:04

Alibaba-backed Chinese electric car start-up Xpeng Heitech revealed a new flying vehicle on Saturday at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2020.

"We think in the future not only electric vehicles will have the smart mobility autonomous driving features, but with other technology, enable other devices that can create a multi-dimensional ecosystem, that will be very exciting," Vice Chairman and President of Xpeng Brian Gu said in an interview with CNBC.

The vehicle is designed for low-altitude flight, has eight propellers and a capsule-like booth for two passengers. At the moment the project is still under review before the company decides to continue to pursue investments.

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