“Flying Taxi” Pulled over by French Police

A “flying taxi”, dubbed the future of city transport, has been pulled over by police during tests along the River Seine in Paris

The electric vehicle, developed by French startup Seabubbles, produces “no noise, no waves and no pollution” thanks to an innovative design that makes it appear as though it is hovering above the water. River police interrupted the tests over concerns it was going too fast.

“Our vehicle has the right to go at 30km/h, when normally the speed limit on the river is 12km/h,” SeaBubbles co-founder Anders Bringdal told The Independent. “So they just pulled us over to check our paperwork and make sure that all was in order.”

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