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Geely to Launch Terrafugia Transition Flying Car in 2019

This Flying Car has been in the making for some 10 years now. And in 2019 its going into full production.

About Terrafugia, Inc.

Terrafugia, Inc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group  (Geely Holding), a global automotive group that owns several well-known international automotive brands.

Terrafugia’s first product, the Transition®, will enter the market in 2019. Terrafugia’s next generation concept is the TF-2, a VTOL aircraft for cargo and passenger loads.

Each individual component is engineered with safety and quality as the objectives behind each design decision. The Transition® improvements will include:

  • Hybrid-Electric Motor – The Transition® will now drive in hybrid mode, using a combination of an internal combustion engine and a LiFePO4 (Lithium iron phosphate chemistry) battery – proven to be much safer than other lithium battery chemistries.
  • Boost – The throttle incorporates a boost feature for a brief burst of extra power while flying.
  • Interior – The interior is remodeled with upgraded seats, an attractive and intuitive user interface experience, and increased luggage capacity.
  • Safety – Updated safety systems include: improved seat belts, airbags, and increased visibility with three rearview cameras in drive mode.
  • Partners – Terrafugia is partnering with state-of-the-art suppliers for avionics and parachutes. Dynon is providing the EFIS (Electrical Flight Information Systems) and BRS is providing a full frame parachute system.

https://www.terrafugia.com/first-flying-car-slated-for-2019-production-with-new-features/

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