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Hyundai Motor Group is invited to exhibit its UAM S-A1 vision concept at GITEX · UAM augments urban mobility needs and shape society · Hyundai Motor Group presents its vision for a smart future mobility ecosystem which includes UAM, Purpose Built Vehicle and Hub DUBAI, December 2020 – Hyundai Motor Group’s Urban Air Mobility (UAM) vision concept, S-A1, will [...]

By |2020-12-09T18:37:26+00:00December 20th, 2020|UAM|

Volocopter Commits to Launch Air Taxi Services in Singapore

SINGAPORE and BRUCHSAL, Germany, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Volocopter, the pioneer in Urban Air Mobility (UAM), announced its commitment today to launch air taxi services in Singapore after two years of close collaboration with the city. Working together with the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Volocopter [...]

By |2020-12-09T18:36:08+00:00December 15th, 2020|UAM, UTM 2015|

Joby Aviation intends to fly its eVTOLs as soon as 2023

Joby Aviation will acquire Uber Elevate in another sell-off from the ride-hailing giant during the pandemic. Uber will invest $75 million in Joby Aviation which, combined with a previously undisclosed $50 million investment in January from Uber, brings the latter's total fundraising haul to $820 million. Joby expects to begin flights with electric vertical take-off [...]

By |2020-12-09T18:34:41+00:00December 9th, 2020|UAM|

Scoop: Uber in talks to sell air taxi business to Joby

Uber is in advanced talks to sell its Uber Elevate unit to Joby Aviation, Axios has learned from multiple sources. A deal could be announced later this month. Between the lines: Uber Elevate was formed to develop a network of self-driving air taxis, but to date has been most notable for its annual conference devoted [...]

By |2020-12-03T00:08:19+00:00December 3rd, 2020|UAM|

Why Hybrid-Electric Aircraft will lead the way in VTOL

As developments in the evolving Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) space gradually continue, the market for passenger Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) air mobility is bifurcating into: - All-electric “e-VTOL” aircraft. Electric motors powered by batteries, providing lower noise and zero direct emissions, with accompanying range limitations. - Hybrid-electric “he-VTOL” aircraft. Electric motors powered by a [...]

By |2020-11-28T23:35:20+00:00November 28th, 2020|UAM|

What’s the appetite for urban air mobility in the GCC?

There is more appetite here in the GCC region than anywhere. One thing that sets this region apart is that the mobility landscape is just so different. The geography lends itself to a very different set of demands so you don’t have the pedestrian connectivity you’d expect in London or Paris. When you look at [...]

By |2020-11-22T22:08:26+00:00November 22nd, 2020|UAM|

EHang’s Aerial People-Mover Logs Maiden Flight in Seoul

Chinese aerial vehicle-maker EHang launched the maiden flight of its EHang 216 — the firm’s flagship self-flying people-mover — in South Korea on Wednesday. The flight, logged as part of the “Open the Urban Sky” event in central Seoul, was approved by South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport after EHang obtained a Special [...]

By |2020-11-17T03:40:09+00:00November 17th, 2020|UAM|

AirCar Flying Car Completes Initial Flight Tests

AirCar (V5), the latest generation flying car developed by KleinVision that transforms from road vehicle into air vehicle in less than 3-minutes, has just completed maiden airport flight tests. Useful for leisure and self-driving journeys, and also as a commercial taxi service, the dual mode transformation vehicle can go from driving to flying mode with [...]

By |2020-11-04T18:53:23+00:00November 10th, 2020|UAM|

Dinner Delayed: Uber Delivery Drones Face Rules for Planes

San Diego, it will be a while until you can pay for burritos delivered by drone. Uber first has to get permission from federal regulators not to train flight attendants — for 50-pound, unmanned vehicles. Because federal laws consider drones aircraft, delivery operators such as Uber Eats and Amazon Air are being put through the same safety and economic [...]

By |2019-01-26T03:14:06+00:00January 25th, 2019|Governments, UAM, UAV|
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