Electric air transport on the horizon
The real prospect of electric, rapid air transport has come a lot closer. Kitty Hawk, a US tech group has been testing its two seater, air taxi in New Zealand and is in the process of getting regulatory approval.
Capable of vertical take off and landing - which means that flat rooftops on commercial buildings could be used as parking bays - the aircraft has a range of 60miles and will take a fraction of the time to cover a similar distance by road.
You can read a report on this fantastic development in personal transport in thetimes - the video is a must watch.