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Festival goers in Finland will be able to get around in an i3 electric taxi using song as fare payment. The Singalong Shuttle will operate at the Ruisrock festival between July 6 and 8, and is the brainchild of clean energy firm Fortum... Continue Reading Going for a song: Electric taxi service lets passengers pay with a tuneful ditty Category: Automotive Tags: Electric Vehicl
The Transcend Air Corporation has announced the development of the Vy, a tilt-wing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) six-seater aircraft designed to ferry people in and out of cities. Simultaneously, the company has said it will launch an air taxi-style commuter service to operate the aircraft, which it hopes to have up in the air in 2024... Continue Reading New York to Boston in 36 min
If the last month or so is any indication, Uber is getting rather serious about its plans to put flying taxis into the air. Hot on the feels of its Uber Elevate conference where a raft of vehicle and Skyport concepts came to light, the company has now announced it will build a new research center in France that, at least initially, will be devoted to the cause... Continue Reading Uber to o
Stout cylindrical towers that cars can fly inside and stacked landing pods are among the proposals that architects and engineers have imagined for Uber's fleet of taxi aircrafts, as plans for UberAir push ahead for 2020 launch. Read more
uber unveiled six skyport concept designs from architecture firms teasing a glimpse into our sci-fi-fantastic airborne future. The post uber air ‘skyport’ concepts are the sci-fi taxi hubs of the future appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Iguana amphibious seven-seat taxi incorporates the signature retractable caterpillar tracks, at the same time as breaking new ground in passenger cabin design with a retractable hardtop that can be adjusted in height as a sunshade or sealed down watertight in inclement weather. The shock-mitigating seats complete the most civilized amphibious vehicle on the planet...Continue Reading Iguan
Kitty Hawk, the same group of California dreamers who introduced the leisure-focused Flyer last year, has revealed an all-electric, self-piloted air taxi in New Zealand. The company, which is backed by Alphabet's Larry Page, has been working on "an aircraft so personal it could weave the freedom of flight into our daily lives" since 2010. Cora is the result – a two-seater short hop aircraft t
larry page's company cora has achieved major headway with his autonomous air taxi cora, which just had it's first official flight in new zealand.The post google co-founder’s autonomous cora air taxi sparks buzz with its first flight appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Ehang has been a little coy about its taxi drone since bringing a grounded prototype to CES in 2016. While we have been treated to footage of competing aircraft in action, like the Volocopter and Passenger Drone, the folks behind the Chinese company have mostly kept their progress under wraps. Today we've gotten our best look yet at the Ehang 184, with footage for the first time showing it ca
A whole lot of money is being pumped into air taxi concepts, with the likes of Boeing, Airbus and NASA all investing heavily in these types of vehicles. The latest company to find themselves on the receiving end is Joby Aviation, with US$100 million in fresh funding to forge ahead with its all-electric aircraft...Continue Reading Intel leads $100 million in new funding for Joby's tilt-rotor f


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