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Uber says its flying cars could be in Los Angeles by 2020

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Uber is expanding its “flying car” project to Los Angeles, with the aim of launching the Elevate service in three years.

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LA joins Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai as pilot cities. Uber is also working with NASA to develop new air traffic control systems.

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Don’t get too excited: The electric, autonomous, vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft that Uber wants to use don’t exist yet.

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But some 19 different companies are working on flying cars, which are basically light aircraft that can take off and land without a runway.

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If Uber’s Elevate ever becomes a reality, the company predicts it could shave an hour off the 90-minute journey between LAX and the Staples Center.

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