New car technology – level 2

11-01-2023 07:00

In the 1980s, the movie “Back to the Future” showed flying cars, and people thought that we might have flying cars in the 2000s.

We didn’t, but a company showed an early flying car at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The car transitions from the ground to the air, and you can fly it in a simulation; the company hopes to finish the car in 2026.

CES is an important tech event, and this year, car technology was a focus. People saw electric race cars, a large remote-controlled dump truck, the flying car, a car that changes color, an electric car with many sensors and cameras, a truck that follows you if you get out, and new software to run devices in the car.

Difficult words: transition (to change from one situation to another), simulation (a model to show what something is like to use), sensor (a device that reads and collects information).

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