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Autonomous air mobility company EHang to deploy air shuttle service in Guangzhou

August 24th, 2019 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

China’s EHang, a company focused on developing and deploying autonomous passenger and freight low-altitude vehicles, will build out its first operational network of air taxis and transports in Guangzhou. The company announced that the Chinese city would play host to its pilot location for a citywide deployment. The pilot will focus on not only showing […]



Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne

June 24th, 2019 at 5:52 am » Comments Off

The company has chosen Melbourne as its third test city.   Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prompted the company to look for another site for trials outside […]



Uber begins talks with Indian government to push for flying taxis

June 24th, 2019 at 5:50 am » Comments Off

Ride-hailing firm Uber has begun talks with the government to usher in a regulatory framework for flying taxis in the country, a top company executive told ET. Uber has begun talks with the Indian government to push for flying taxis. Ride-hailing firm Uber has begun talks with the government to usher in a regulatory framework […]



Bikes are starting to replace delivery vans in London

June 22nd, 2019 at 8:17 am » Comments Off

  More and more people are switching to pedal powered couriers Don’t be surprised if you see a bike piled high with parcels rushing past you in the cycle lane. It’s probably one of the dozens of new cargo bikes that are replacing delivery vans across London. From traders at Bermondsey Blue Market to businesses […]



Driverless, 3D-printed vehicles debut on California college campus

March 2nd, 2019 at 12:43 pm » Comments Off

Autonomous 3D-printed vehicles start driving around college campus They’re self-driving shuttles that just rolled up to Sacramento State. They can fit up to eight people on board, and there’s a special spot reserved for the safety steward. He can pull a hand-brake to stop the Olli if absolutely needed, but otherwise it will operate on […]



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