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Polestar O2 Electric Car Concept With Integrated Drone

Polestar, a Swiss electric car maker, has announced a new concept roadster called the Polestar O2 which will have its very own integrated drone. Because who doesn't need car selfies?

Polestar says the drone would operate autonomously and allow the drive to select “atmospheric” or “action-filled” sequences. In a promotional video, the drone can be seen keeping speed with the car, though it’s unclear how fast either is going. That said, the company expects the drone and the car to be able to keep up with each other up to 100 kilometers per hour (about 62 miles per hour). It is also shown to be able to fly around the O2 in any direction while performing cinematic camera moves, all on its own.

(Via Petapixel)

One wonders if the Polestar people have been watching science fiction movies, specifically the 2017 blockbuster Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green.

Note that the drone appears to accept a gesture as direction. Polestar engineers, take note.

It turns out that Uber Eats has an idea for a drone with its delivery vehicles that might have a more practical purpose in mind than just selfies.

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