“We aim to create a world where anyone can fly in the sky anytime by 2050,” explains Cartivator’s creators in a mission station on their website, adding that their goal is to see a flying car being used to light the Tokyo Olympic flame in 2020. A global race to create the world’s first flying cars appears to be underway, with a growing number of companies in the US, Germany and China as well as Japan exploring ways to create flying car technology.