New UAM accords solidify EHang’s AAV position in Japan

EHang AAV UAM

Leading autonomous air vehicle (AAV) maker EHang stepped up its business development in Japan with a pair of notable deals, including securing the first order for its VT-30 long-range craft and deepening its work preparing the nation for looming urban air mobility (UAM) operations.

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Volocopter’s VoloPort will serve as a ‘handbook’ for future eVTOL vertiports

Leading urban air mobility (UAM) craft and infrastructure company Volocopter has unveiled its VoloPort concept that it says will serve as a reference for – or itself be adopted in use as – the vertiports enabling future operation of electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles (eVTOL).

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Futuristic smart city Neom taps Volocopter to craft eVTOL public transport networks

The experimental smart city know as Neom is partnering with German urban air mobility (UAM) company Volocopter to create a tailor-made electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aerial system integrated within its wider multi-modal, zero-emission public transit network.

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Spain’s Valencia to build ‘drone highway’ for UAM services

The city of Valencia is preparing to create a “drone highway” for initial services like the delivery of medicines, and eventually open those up to human transport like air taxis.

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Poland initiates EU-wide urban drone and UAM test flights

An initial series of drone test flights over cities has been rolled out in Poland as part of an effort to speed preparations for the introduction of urban air mobility (UAM) services and navigation systems across the Europe Union.

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Volocopter, Kakao Mobility study South Korea UAM potentials

In another sign of accelerating activity to prepare South Korea for approaching urban air mobility (UAM) services, local company Kakao Mobility is teaming up with German air taxi and cargo drone specialist Volocopter to conduct feasibility studies on next-generation transport technologies in the nation.

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