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Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2020
UPS Flight Forward and Wingcopter to Develop Versatile New Drone Fleet

UPS Flight Forward and Wingcopter to Develop Versatile New Drone Fleet

UPS Flight Forward will collaborate with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop the next generation of package delivery drones for a variety of use cases in the United States and internationally.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 25, 2020
EHang Expands in Europe with First UAM Program in Seville, Spain

EHang Expands in Europe with First UAM Program in Seville, Spain

EHang entered into a cooperation agreement with the city government of Seville, Spain to execute the first Urban Air Mobility pilot program in Spain.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 27, 2020
Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

Persistent High Altitude Solar Aircraft (PHASA-35®) has the potential to stay airborne for a year. PHASA-35, a 35m wingspan solar-electric aircraft, has successfully completed its maiden flight. The landmark flight paves the way to this new aircraft becoming a game changer in the air and space market, plugging the gap between aircraft and satellite technology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 24, 2020
Volocopter,  Grab Conduct Air Taxi Feasibility Study in Southeast Asia

Volocopter, Grab Conduct Air Taxi Feasibility Study in Southeast Asia

Volocopter and Grab announced that they will conduct a joint feasibility study on urban air mobility as part of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the prospect of urban air mobility solutions in the region's megacities.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 11, 2020
World-First Trial of Self-Flying Air Taxi in New Zealand

World-First Trial of Self-Flying Air Taxi in New Zealand

The New Zealand Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with urban air mobility company Wisk (the new trading name of Zephyr Airworks) to support a world-first passenger transport trial of the company's all-electric, self-flying air taxi 'Cora' in Canterbury.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 6, 2020
UK Aviation Commits to Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

UK Aviation Commits to Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Members of the UK Sustainable Aviation coalition have united behind a commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 30, 2020
Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

219 worked with DuPont to develop a custom-designed drone built with advanced technology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 28, 2020
How Drones Could Help Save our Most Endangered Species

How Drones Could Help Save our Most Endangered Species

A joint team flew to Cameroon in December to trial the use of drones, sensor technologies and deployment techniques to monitor populations of the Critically Endangered Kordofan giraffe at Bénoué National Park.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2020
Toyota Invests $394M in Joby for Air Mobility

Toyota Invests $394M in Joby for Air Mobility

Toyota is exploring a new flight path for mobility through a new collaboration with Joby Aviation , an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft to enable the deployment of fast, quiet and affordable air transportation services.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 13, 2020
Bell Reveals the City of the Future

Bell Reveals the City of the Future

Bell Textron Inc reveals a vivid look into the future of the smart city ecosystem. The Bell Nexus air taxi and the Autonomous Pod Transport will coexist to move people, products and information across connected cities.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2020
UPS Flight Forward and Wingcopter to Develop Versatile New Drone Fleet

UPS Flight Forward and Wingcopter to Develop Versatile New Drone Fleet

UPS Flight Forward will collaborate with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop the next generation of package delivery drones for a variety of use cases in the United States and internationally.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 27, 2020
Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

Solar Powered Unmanned Aircraft Makes First Flight

Persistent High Altitude Solar Aircraft (PHASA-35®) has the potential to stay airborne for a year. PHASA-35, a 35m wingspan solar-electric aircraft, has successfully completed its maiden flight. The landmark flight paves the way to this new aircraft becoming a game changer in the air and space market, plugging the gap between aircraft and satellite technology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 11, 2020
World-First Trial of Self-Flying Air Taxi in New Zealand

World-First Trial of Self-Flying Air Taxi in New Zealand

The New Zealand Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with urban air mobility company Wisk (the new trading name of Zephyr Airworks) to support a world-first passenger transport trial of the company's all-electric, self-flying air taxi 'Cora' in Canterbury.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 30, 2020
Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

219 worked with DuPont to develop a custom-designed drone built with advanced technology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2020
Toyota Invests $394M in Joby for Air Mobility

Toyota Invests $394M in Joby for Air Mobility

Toyota is exploring a new flight path for mobility through a new collaboration with Joby Aviation , an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft to enable the deployment of fast, quiet and affordable air transportation services.
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