Posts by Collier Granberry

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Audi and Airbus Ground Their eVTOL Partnership Plans

In a statement to Automotive News Europe, Audi announced it had suspended work on its Pop.Up eVTOL air taxi it had been developing with Airbus. “At present, we are working on a new direction for our urban air mobility activities and have not yet made a decision regarding potential future products,” the company said. All…

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South Korea Accelerates Plans for Flying Cars

To boost its flagging economy, the South Korean government announced it will invest US$50 billion (60 trillion Korean won) in the next decade to develop autonomous, electric, and flying cars. The investment is intended to shave three years off the current expected development time for flying cars slated for 2030 to instead be ready by…

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Malaysia: Ground Zero for Flying Cars?

When it comes to technological innovation, you can be forgiven if Kuala Lumpur is not the first place that comes to mind. But the city, Malaysia’s capital with a population of nearly 7 million, may be the first place flying cars take off commercially. Malaysia’s Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof has…

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Flying Car Skyport Condos Coming Soon

Swimming pool? Check. Tennis courts. Check. Boxing ring. Check. Workout gym. Check. Pilates studio. Check. When it comes to luxury living, it’s all about the amenities, right? And for today’s high-end homebuyers with an eye on tomorrow, Paramount Miami Worldcenter completes the picture with your own skyport to land your VTOL on the rooftop of…

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Netherlands’ PAL-V and Kuwait Airways Ink Partnership Deal

Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) and the Dutch manufacturer of the Personal Air Land Vehicle (PAL-V) flying cars announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining their plans for KAC to provide maintenance services for the flying car fleet in the Persian Gulf and Middle East when it begins selling cars in 2021….

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Detroit Flying Car Startup MOBi-ONE Prepares for Takeoff

Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX), an aviation technology start-up, wants to use Detroit’s automotive manufacturing resources as a springboard to advance the era of urban air mobility. To that end, the flying car startup has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with TPS Logistics. TPS Logistics is a 25-year-old global transportation company. Potential manufacturing sites to…

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