A Toyota executive went on record yesterday to say that the company is investigating the concept of floating vehicles.

Hiroyoshi Yoshiki told reporters at Bloomberg's Next Big Thing Summit in San Francisco that rather than a free-for-all in the skies, they are looking at ways to reduce friction by getting the car "a little bit away" from the road.

Would this come to pass?

Via Re/Code and The Verge Image Credit: Flickr user Razvan Orendovici