Hyundai says its electric air taxi business will take flight in 2028

Supernal, the advanced air mobility company under Hyundai Motor Group, took the wraps off its latest iteration of an electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft called the S-A2 that executives say

Pivotal kicks off US sales of its lightweight electric personal Helix aircraft

Pivotal, the Palo Alto, California–based company backed by Larry Page, kicked off online sales Monday night at CES 2024 for Helix, a lightweight electric personal aircraft that doesn’t require

Joby, Volocopter fly electric air taxis over New York City

Joby Aviation and Volocopter gave the public a vivid glimpse of what the future of aviation might look like this weekend, with both companies performing brief demonstration flights of their electric a

Archer Aviation to launch air taxis in Abu Dhabi in 2026

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle company Archer Aviation plans to start air taxi operations in Abu Dhabi in 2026, making the city its first international market outside the United

Wisk Aero starts flight testing electric autonomous aircraft in Los Angeles

Electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle company Wisk Aero has started flight testing a version of its autonomous air taxi aircraft in Los Angeles, according to CEO Brian Yutko. The flight test o

Joby Aviation selects Dayton, Ohio, for first scaled electric air taxi factory

Joby Aviation has selected Dayton, Ohio as the new site for its first scaled electric aircraft factory, with the company preparing to invest up to $500 million in the new site as it looks to start sel

ASKA’s A5 eVTOL aircraft spread its wings but didn’t fly at Pebble Beach

I don’t know what I expected the ASKA A5 to look like in person, but the machine lurking in a parking lot just outside of Monterey Regional Airport wasn’t it. Like a cross between a piece

Electric aircraft makers Wisk and Archer end bitter legal dispute, agree to work together

Electric aircraft rivals Wisk and Archer Aviation have settled their trade secret legal dispute more than two years after the lawsuit was originally filed. In a somewhat surprise twist — given how b

Moonware’s AI lets airfield ground crews ditch the walkies

The fact that any flight departs on time is a minor miracle, one that requires the precise synchronization of thousands of data points and an equally large workforce on the ground. Much of this the pa

Joby Aviation receives permit to fly first eVTOL built on production line

Joby Aviation has reached a series of milestones that put it on track to deliver its first electric aircraft to a customer by 2024 and commercialize an air taxi service by 2025. Joby’s Marina, C

Joby Aviation lands $180M equity investment from returning backer Baillie Gifford

Baillie Gifford is buying nearly 44 million newly issued shares in Joby Aviation, a purchase that will provide a $180 million injection of capital into the company as it continues to develop all-elect

Joby Aviation accelerates path to market with $55M DoD contract

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) company Joby Aviation’s strategy for launching commercially in 2025 is becoming more clear. The startup secured a $55 million contract from the U.S.

Joby flies towards 2025 commercial launch with final assembly of eVTOL

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) company Joby Aviation has taken another step on its path to start a commercial air taxi service by 2025. The company said Tuesday that it’s begun fi

Ryse Aero’s one-person eVTOL is like a flying ATV

Air taxis make up most of the hype surrounding eVTOLs — electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles — despite their long path to market, steep upfront costs and plethora of regulatory hurdles.

China’s EV upstart XPeng ready to take off with flying permit

Xpeng, a Chinese electric vehicle upstart, is gearing up to launch its eVTOL into the air as it secures a key regulatory green light. AeroHT, owned by XPeng and XPeng founder He Xiaopeng, just obtaine

Evolito, with an axial-flux motor lighter than Tesla’s, starts ramping up its team

Last year YASA, a British electric motor startup with a revolutionary “axial-flux” motor, was acquired by Mercedes-Benz to develop ultra-high-performance electric motors for Mercedes’s AMG.EA el

Volocopter raises $182M to bring air taxi closer to certification

Volocopter, a German startup building electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, has secured $182 million for the second signing of its Series E round. That’s on top of the $170 mil

Joby, Delta Air Lines to pilot home-to-airport eVTOL transportation

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft startup Joby Aviation is partnering with Delta Airlines to deliver “home-to-airport” transportation services to Delta customers start

Volocopter completes crewed eVTOL test flight out of Rome vertiport

German electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) startup Volocopter conducted its first crewed public test flight in Italy Thursday morning. The flight launched from a vertiport built at Rome&#821

Wisk Aero reveals its market-ready, self-flying air taxi

EVTOL company Wisk Aero will put forward its Generation 6 four-passenger autonomous air taxi for FAA certification.
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