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Flying Taxi Development Accelerates

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 Hyundai and GM Are Pushing eVTOL Development                                                               Source:  Hyundai Flying Taxi Concepts & Port Hyundai Sees Flying Taxi Commercialization in US By 2025 GM and Hyundai are accelerating their development of flying cars. South Korea automaker Hyundai believes it could have an air taxi service operational within four years and possibly before 2025.  GM believes its air taxi service will be up and running by 2030 because of technical and regulatory issues that the entire industry needs to address.  There are a growing number of developers in the field ranging from startups to global airplane makers like Airbus.  The flying cars under development are largely eVTOLs or electric, vertical takeoff and landing vehicles.  They take off and land like a helicopter and fly like a plane.  They are powered by electric batteries with zero emissions. Hyundai in aTake Off Mode Hyundai says it is already ahead of schedule to roll out air mobili

Hyundai & GM Flying Taxis Accelerate

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  Flying Car Development is Accelerating   Source:  Hyundai Flying Taxi Concepts  Hyundai Sees Flying Taxi Commercialization in US By 2025 GM and Hyundai are accelerating their development of flying cars. South Korea automaker Hyundai believes it could have an air taxi service operational within four years and possibly before 2025.  GM believes its air taxi service will be up and running by 2030 because of technical and regulatory issues that the entire industry needs to address.  There are a growing number of developers in the field ranging from startups to global airplane makers like Airbus.  The flying cars under development are largely eVTOLs or electric, vertical takeoff and landing vehicles.  They take off and land like a helicopter and fly like a plane.  They are powered by electric batteries with zero emissions. Hyundai in aTake Off Mode Hyundai says it is already ahead of schedule to roll out air mobility vehicles.  Hyundai COO and CEO North America Jose Munoz says that he thi

FedEx Self-Driving Deliveries

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  Pilot Programs Starting in Houston                                                  Source:  Nuro Race to Cut Package Delivery Costs by Robotics FedEx and robotics/autonomous delivery startup Nuro of Silicon Valley, CA just announced a multi-year deal to test autonomous delivery vehicles for the FedEx delivery network.  The pilot program will start in Houston, where Nuro's low speed, unmanned R2 vehicles are already making deliveries for Domino Pizza and Kroger supermarkets.  FedEx says it will start sending vehicles for late night pickups in remote areas.  The aim of the partnership is to test and deploy Nuro's next generation autonomous delivery vehicles on a large scale basis.  The next G Nuro is all electric, low speed and self-driving with no space for humans only cargo. Race to Cut Costs Parcel delivery companies are racing to find ways to cut the cost of package deliveries.  UPS is experimenting with drone deliveries.  Freight and logistics companies are experimenting

FedEx Self-Driving Delivery Vehicles

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  Pilot Programs Starting in Houston                                                  Sources:  Nuro & FedEx Race to Cut Package Delivery Costs by Robotics FedEx and robotics/autonomous delivery startup Nuro of Silicon Valley, CA just announced a multi-year deal to test autonomous delivery vehicles for the FedEx delivery network.  The pilot program will start in Houston, where Nuro's low speed, unmanned R2 vehicles are already making deliveries for Domino Pizza and Kroger supermarkets.  FedEx says it will start sending vehicles for late night pickups in remote areas.  The aim of the partnership is to test and deploy Nuro's next generation autonomous delivery vehicles on a large scale basis.  The next G Nuro is all electric, low speed and self-driving with no space for humans only cargo. Race to Cut Costs Parcel delivery companies are racing to find ways to cut the cost of package deliveries.  UPS is experimenting with drone deliveries.  Freight and logistics companies are e

Great New eVTOL Tech

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   Archer Aviation's Maker                                                                      Source:  Archer Aviation All Electric Flying Taxi Rides California based Archer Aviation has become the latest entrant in the very hot, eVTOL, flying taxi, global market.  Archer just debuted its all electric, flying taxi Maker, which already has landed a huge, $1 billion order from United Airlines.  The interest in vehicles that are zero emissions, take off and land like a helicopter and fly like a plane is rapidly accelerating.  Investors and aviation companies are chasing after a piece of the action.  In particular, aviation companies are seeking new urban air mobility markets while facing intense pressure from regulators and the public to decarbonize their operations through battery powered electric flying vehicles.  The flying taxi market is valued in the billions of dollars and presents a prime opportunity. Tech Specs Maker is a piloted, 4 passenger vehicle that is in the certifica

New Flying Taxi Take Off eVTOL

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  Archer Aviation's Maker                                                                      Source:  Archer Aviation All Electric Flying Taxi Rides California based Archer Aviation has become the latest entrant in the very hot, eVTOL, flying taxi, global market.  Archer just debuted its all electric, flying taxi Maker, which already has landed a huge, $1 billion order from United Airlines.  The interest in vehicles that are zero emissions, take off and land like a helicopter and fly like a plane is rapidly accelerating.  Investors and aviation companies are chasing after a piece of the action.  In particular, aviation companies are seeking new urban air mobility markets while facing intense pressure from regulators and the public to decarbonize their operations through battery powered electric flying vehicles.  The flying taxi market is valued in the billions of dollars and presents a prime opportunity. Tech Specs Maker is a piloted, 4 passenger vehicle that is in the certificat

Ford's New Hybrid Pickup Truck Tech

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  It's the Most Fuel Efficient Pickup on the Market                                                  Source:  Ford Under $20,000 Starting Price & It's a Hybrid Ford has a very interesting new pickup just entering the market.   It's the new Maverick pickup.  Ford calls it their smallest and most fuel efficient pickup.  The vehicle has a hybrid powertrain that provides 40 mph and 37 mph combined, which makes it the most fuel efficient pickup on the market today.  The pickup has the capacity to haul 1,500 pounds and to tow 2,000 pounds.  The starting price is $19,995.00.  The range on a tank of gas is 500 miles. Unique Pickup with Interesting Features The pickup truck's rear loading bed is unique.  Ford calls it the All New Ford Maverick FLEXBED. For the owner, it is customizable to their needs.  Ford has built slots into the sides of the truck's bed.  2x4's and 2x6's can be dropped in to create unique spaces like raised platforms, bike platforms and storag