Volocopter and Geely expect to have an electric flying taxi service up and running in China in the next 3-5 years.
First market for Volocopter flying taxi might be Singapore
Volocopter's flying taxi service could be in operation soon, but with a pilot on board. Fully autonomous flights won't be ready for another 5-10 years, according to a company co-founder.Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Volocopter autonomous air taxi demonstrated at Daimler headquarters
Volocopter's autonomous flying taxi service took a major step toward becoming a reality with a successful public test in Germany.Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Volocopter unveils fourth-generation VoloCity autonomous air taxi
The first public test of the Volocopter's new VoloCity will take place in Singapore later this year.Drew Johnson
Volocopter needs improved infrastructure to see its autonomous drones take off
The promise of flying cars has been replaced with the vision of autonomous drones. Neither one is a reality at the moment, but Volocopter is determined to make the latter come to fruition. With the backing of Daimler, it at least has the resources available to work out a way to bring such a concept...Jeff Glucker
Daimler invests in Volocopter flying car company
It seems Daimler wants a piece of the flying car market as it has sunk a $30 million investment into the German start-up Volocoptor. Volocoptor's ultimate goal is to develop a battery-electric flying taxi that could revolutionize transport. The goal is far from being realized, but Daimler, the...Sean Szymkowski
Ready for takeoff? E-Volo is. The German firm's design is the latest creation in a trend of VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) creations in the aeronautics industry, and it's called the 2X. E-Volo is a start-up that has been working on electrically-powered "multicoptors" for a few years now, but this is the company's first production-bound unit. E-Volo is hopeful of starting production as early as next year. The 2X is an evolution of the company's Volocopter prototype and was revealed at the recent event AERO, Europe's largest general aviation trade fair held in Friedrichshafen, Germany, It...