A prototype of NEC Corp.'s flying car sits on display during a demonstration at a testing site of the company's plant in Abiko, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. The vehicle is essentially a large drone with four propellers that’s capable of carrying people. The Japanese electronics maker demonstrated the machine, flying without a passenger, at a Tokyo suburb on Monday. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg
NEC's flying car at the company's plant in Abiko, Japan. Mass production of the transportation machine is slated to start in 2026. Bloomberg

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