These 7 companies are looking to make 'flying cars' a reality by 2020

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The flying car in "Back to the Future."

Toyota is the latest company jumping into the race to build a flying car by 2020.

The Japanese automaker is known to dabble in futuristic technology from robotics to artificial intelligence. Now it's funding a flying car project that can both drive and hit the skies like the car from "Back to the Future." Advertisement

But Toyota is far from the only company trying to make the concept a reality - scroll down to see the 7 projects in the works: