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Flying cars at 2025 Expo: Japan crafts 'rules of the sky'

Toyota, Joby Aviation and Volocopter called in to help with legislation

A "flying car" being developed by Joby Aviation: unlike planes, these vehicles can take off vertically without a runway. (Photo courtesy of Joby Aviation)

TOKYO -- With flying cars inching closer to real-world use, Japan will start working on new legislation as early as next month to allow passengers on the soaring sedans at the World Exposition in Osaka in 2025.

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