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Dec 18, 2019
While the announcement may elicit scepticism among some people, major industrial groups such as Volkswagen, Airbus and Uber are already taking the potential for this new means of transp [...]
Nov 20, 2019
An electric flying taxi developed by German startup Volocopter flew over Singapore on Tuesday, the 18-rotor aircraft’s first test flight over a city. Volocopter hopes to launch it o [...]
Oct 22, 2019
SeaBubbles’ electric water taxis should be running in Paris next spring, with the city’s authorities announcing that they will be permitted to operate at a maximum speed of 30 km/h.
Oct 11, 2019
Earlier this month, the German city of Stuttgart hosted the maiden public flight of VoloCity, an electric air taxi developed by the company Volocopter. The four-minute flight, which to [...]
Sep 9, 2019
After successful tests on the ground, Airbus Helicopter will soon be carrying out in-flight tests on its CityAirbus unmanned airborne taxi with vertical take-off and landing. The eight- [...]
Jun 5, 2019
Uber has recently unveiled new options available since mid-May via its application for US users of its Uber Black service. In an attempt to provide more comfort during the journey, clie [...]
Jun 4, 2019
German company Lilium is looking to break into the flying taxi sector, and on 16 May it presented an electric prototype fitted with five seats and capable of flying at a top speed of 30 [...]
Mar 8, 2019
Vehicles capable of moving around in silence without emitting CO2 or other pollutants, just water, already exist. This technology is known as "zero emission hydrogen" and is currently [...]
Dec 26, 2018
Waymo One – Google’s driverless taxi service – was officially launched on 5 December. Vehicles from the company’s fleet will first take to the streets of Arizona, where they wil [...]
Nov 16, 2018
Using airborne taxis to avoid traffic jams could soon be a reality for the inhabitants of Singapore, with a company by the name of Volocopter set to test its flying half-drones, half-he [...]
Oct 29, 2018
In Paris, as early as spring 2019, Parisians and tourists alike will be able to use a new mode of transport that is a futuristic as it is eco-friendly, when flying water taxis designed [...]
Sep 28, 2018
US giant Uber is showing further ambition by announcing that after Dallas and Los Angeles, they are ready to implement their UberAir project in a third city, this time abroad. The final [...]
Aug 13, 2018
Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce announced at the Farnborough Air Show on 15 July that it is designing and developing a flying taxi. Dubbed EVTOL, the futuristic vehicle would have s [...]
Jun 11, 2018
Uber managers revealed details of their flying taxi project at the start of May, showing videos of the prototypes in action. Though the ride-hailing giant has yet to choose a model, tes [...]
May 1, 2018
Uber has unveiled new services in the public transport, car hire and shared electric bikes sectors, in a bid to establish a leadership position in future modes of transport.
France, Apr 17, 2018
An electric motorbike taxi service developed by a Parisian startup, Felix offers its passengers fast, clean and inexpensive transport around town.
Apr 6, 2018
Two start-ups specialising in autonomous vehicles and financed by Larry Page, co-founder of Google, have unveiled Cora, a driverless taxi which is set to be tested soon in New Zealand.
Feb 21, 2018
Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has just announced that the company will launch self-driving taxis in the next 18 months, though they will initially only be used for a small number of r [...]
Jan 29, 2018
A new study carried out by Roland Berger consultants shows that robotaxis will have a significant impact on the global automotive market, most notably with sales of new cars falling by [...]
Jan 16, 2018
Nissan has announced that its driverless taxis are to undergo tests in actual road conditions in Yokohama, Japan next March over a two-week period.
Jan 10, 2018
Flying taxis could soon take the leap from science fiction to everyday reality, with a number of drone-taxis currently being tested.
Nov 6, 2017
In scheduling initial testing for 2018, Airbus hopes its self-piloted four-seater air vehicle will be in the sky by 2023. Dubbed CityAirbus, the environmentally friendly flying taxi is [...]
Apr 18, 2017
The EHang 184 – a self-flying airborne vehicle made by Chinese manufacturer EHang – has had its first successful test in Dubai. The emirate is now looking to introduce taxi-drones o [...]