The announcement of a joint venture with Volocopter, Geelys air taxi, is coming

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 The announcement of a joint venture with Volocopter, Geelys air taxi, is coming


It is understood that this round of financing will help Volocity model of Volocopter to obtain the commercial certification of European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in the next three years, and further promote the commercialization process. After the completion of this round of financing, Volocopters total financing will reach 85 million euros, Geely Holdings and Daimler will enter the Volocopter board of directors.

In addition, Geely Holdings and Volocopter will set up a joint venture in China to introduce urban air travel solutions to China. Geely will be responsible for the production and marketing of Volocopter products in China. According to reports, this investment in Volocopter is the third project of Geely Holdings and Daimler cooperation. Before that, the two sides have cooperated in high-end travel services and the development of smart brand in the global joint operation.

The focus of this cooperation is Volocopter, which was founded in 2011. Volocopter is a service provider in the field of urban air travel. It provides point-to-point air electric travel services. At present, Volocopter has accumulated the technology of electric vertical takeoff and landing flight.

In 2017, Volocopter worked with Dubai Road Transport Authority to successfully test two unmanned aerial taxis. In 2018, the Volocopter prototype was successfully tested at Helsinki International Airport, Finland, and was compatible with the air traffic control system. The latest generation of two models has a maximum speed of 110 kilometers per hour and a range of 35 kilometers, which can meet the short-distance travel needs of more than 90% of large cities. It has been reported that by 2030, more than 60% of the worlds population will live in cities. To carry out air travel in cities will be the best solution to meet the challenges of urban travel. The market potential of urban air taxi is huge. Deloittes report Future Flying Vehicles for Mobile Travel predicts that in 2040, the size of the air taxi market in the United States alone will reach $17 billion. (Ding Guangsheng) Source of this article: Netease Intelligent Responsible Editor: Gu Yuxin_NBJS8596

In 2017, Volocopter worked with Dubai Road Transport Authority to successfully test two unmanned aerial taxis. In 2018, the Volocopter prototype was successfully tested at Helsinki International Airport, Finland, and was compatible with the air traffic control system. The latest generation of two models has a maximum speed of 110 kilometers per hour and a range of 35 kilometers, which can meet the short-distance travel needs of more than 90% of large cities.

It has been reported that by 2030, more than 60% of the worlds population will live in cities. To carry out air travel in cities will be the best solution to meet the challenges of urban travel. The market potential of urban air taxi is huge. Deloittes report Future Flying Vehicles for Mobile Travel predicts that in 2040, the size of the air taxi market in the United States alone will reach $17 billion. (Ding Guangsheng)