GM releases a fully-autonomous air taxi concept at CES 2021

The Cadillac eVTOL can lift off to fly in the air and seat one passenger. And it features other smart technology, such as voice recognition and temperature control. Continue reading to explore some features of this smart product.

GM releases a fully-autonomous air taxi concept at CES 2021
Cadillac eVTOL: a fully-autonomous air taxi concept

At CES 2021, General Motors (GM) unveiled the Cadillac eVTOL: a fully-autonomous air taxi that does exactly what the name suggests.

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This flying car features a 90 kWh battery and four propellers to reach a maximum speed of 56 mph. And it even comes with self-driving technology, so you can enjoy the ride without having to control anything.

Cadillac eVTOL

Cadillac eVTOL air taxi during take-off

This car flies by itself

The Cadillac eVTOL air taxi concept features an electric verticle take-off and landing aircraft that allows it to fly and land smoothly. And this four-rotor aircraft has one seat, so you can hop on board for the ride. GM has yet to release the technical aspects of the ride, such as how you input your destination, etc.

Cadillac eVTOL

Cadillac eVTOL air taxi on the ground

Features high-tech specs, a glass rood, and signature lighting

And if you’re flying around in an air taxi, you also want it to look the part since everyone’s eyes will be on you. This concept car features an expansive glass roof to provide you with spectacular views en route. And it also uses smart features, such as voice control and gesture recognition. In fact, eVTOL can make adjustments, such as speed, and steering to provide a seamless ride.

Furthermore, it boasts some impressive extras, such as temperature control, lighting effects, aromatics to set your preferred mood, and even feature ambient noise.

Although GM hasn’t revealed many technical details, a price, or release date, this concept car is presumably designed for short journeys. Finally, the company also teased other electric transportation options. This includes the Halo self-driving pod, the Cadillac Lyriq, and more.

Could you trust the Cadillac eVTOL air taxi to take you to your destination? Share your take on the concept of self-driving cars in the comments.

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