How do the flying cars work?

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Is the entire road a magnet that repels the cars?
Sure.
Don't look for logic in this kind of game.
Magnets would probably be the most likely technology, at least for the road based ones, as hovering based upon some sort of propeller or jet mechanic would be far too energy intensive. It would also allow for some degree of traction if the vehicles and road were able to communicate with each other – the biggest problem with flying cars that a lot of people forget about is that, without touching the road surface, a vehicle that had a catastrophic failure would just careen out of control and probably into buildings/people because there would be no road surface to stop it. With a magnet based system it would be possible to keep a vehicle from going off the road if the system was smart enough just by having the road grab and overwhelm the vehicle before it went anywhere.

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