Flying car PAL-V to be built in Guj, MoU inked with Dutch firm

Flying car PAL-V to be built in Guj, MoU inked with Dutch firm
Ahmedabad, Mar 9 () Flying car-maker PAL-V of TheNetherlands will set up a manufacturing plant in Gujarat andhas set a target of commencing production by 2021.

PAL-V stands for Personal Air Land Vehicle.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in thepresence of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani between stateIndustries Principal Secretary MK Das and Carlo Maasbommel,vice president of PAL-V's international business development.

A release said the state government would help theDutch car-maker in getting all necessary approvals from theCentre for the plant in Gujarat, the first to be set up by thefirm in India.
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Maasbommel said his company chose Gujarat for its"world class infrastructure, ease of doing business and betterport and logistic facilities".

He said the company had set a target of commencingcommercial production by 2021, adding that cars manufacturedhere would also be exported, including to the United Statesand European nations.

Maasbommel told CM Rupani that PAL-V has so farreceived orders to export 110 such flying cars.
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Explaining the details of the product, Maasbommelsaid, "The PAL-V flying car, having two engines, can run at aspeed of 160 kilometres on road and can fly at a speed of 180kms. The car can turn into a flying vehicle in just threeminutes and cover a distance of 500 km on a full tank." PJT PD BNMNSK NSK
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