Can drones really pick up 40 tone truck

Fake news claim: A video viral on social media claims that thousands of drones work together to pick up a truck in the air.

Examples of viral posts in circulation on Social Media like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Can you pick up a 40-tonne truck with 2,000 drones?

Facts Check Verdict: False

News Verification: The short video of about 6 seconds is not true.

I am 95% certain fake. The video has over 2.5million views and 80k likes. Apart from this many users have shared this video from their personal social media profiles. 

The video has been cleverly made that it looks like being shot by someone.

Original full videos below

The video computer-generated imagery (CGI), though there are multiple flaws in the video, it has still not stopped people from sharing the video.

Giuliano Liguori@ingliguori, tweeted “The video is a cool #CGI advert made by @ScaniaGroup. Do you think it's possible for #drones to lift a #truck? Via @ingliguori#innovation #drone #challenge #future@enricomolinari @FrRonconi @Paula_Piccard @Julez_Norton @NevilleGaunt @Lago72 @alvinfoo @AghiathChbib @techpearce2” 


Multiple users have already shared the video

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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