Quirky: Toyota want to light the Olympic torch with a flying “car”

Tokyo 2020 is a time for innovation – but cheap tricks?

Light a fire while hovering over it.  What could possibly go wrong?


Alan Zurvas and David Brown take a merry look at Toyota who is putting money into a company, Cartivator, to develop a flying car which will, among other things, be used to light the cauldron at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


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