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

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

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
Jan 10, 2020
Uber and Hyundai Announce Aerial Ridesharing Partnership

Uber and Hyundai Announce Aerial Ridesharing Partnership

Uber and Hyundai Motor Company have announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network and unveiled a new full-scale aircraft concept.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 9, 2020
Drones Effective Tools for Fruit Farmers

Drones Effective Tools for Fruit Farmers

Researchers are researching the use of drones for fruit trees. Most of the agricultural applications for drones - or, more technically unmanned aerial vehicles - have been on grain crops like wheat, corn and soy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 2, 2020
Making Beyond Visual Line of Sight Drone Operations Commonplace

Making Beyond Visual Line of Sight Drone Operations Commonplace

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its first guide aimed at supporting the industry to make unmanned aircraft (drone) flights beyond the visual line of sight of the operator an everyday occurrence. This would significantly change how unmanned aircraft are used in the UK.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2019
Rolls-Royce Unveils All-electric Plane Targeting the Record Books

Rolls-Royce Unveils All-electric Plane Targeting the Record Books

Rolls-Royce's ambitions to build the world's fastest all-electric aircraft have taken an important step forward with the unveiling of the plane at Gloucestershire Airport. Work will now begin on integrating the ground-breaking electrical propulsion system to enable the zero-emissions plane to make a run for the record books with a target speed of 300+ MPH.
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 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 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
Jan 9, 2020
Drones Effective Tools for Fruit Farmers

Drones Effective Tools for Fruit Farmers

Researchers are researching the use of drones for fruit trees. Most of the agricultural applications for drones - or, more technically unmanned aerial vehicles - have been on grain crops like wheat, corn and soy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 27, 2019
Rolls-Royce Unveils All-electric Plane Targeting the Record Books

Rolls-Royce Unveils All-electric Plane Targeting the Record Books

Rolls-Royce's ambitions to build the world's fastest all-electric aircraft have taken an important step forward with the unveiling of the plane at Gloucestershire Airport. Work will now begin on integrating the ground-breaking electrical propulsion system to enable the zero-emissions plane to make a run for the record books with a target speed of 300+ MPH.
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