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World's 1st Electric Inline Skates -Commuting

 New, Zero Emissions, Micro Mobility Way to Commute                                        Source: AtmosGear AtmosGear E-Skates Unveiled at CES 2023 French start-up company AtmosGear unveiled a new form of commuting - by electric skates - at CES 2023.  The company says these are the world's first, electric inline skates. AtmosGear specifically developed the e-skates as an alternative to electric bikes and electric skateboards.  They are being marketed as a new form of daily micro mobility commuting.   Tech Specs & More Here are some vital details on the e-skates: Range on a charge is 20 miles Top speed is 20 mph A bag secured at the skater's waste holds the battery and cables that connect to the skates The e-skates motors are controlled by the skater with a remote-control device It takes an hour to give the skates a full charge The company says the skates can be re-charged while in use They can be used as regular skates when a recharge is needed or for skating under the per

Air Taxi Wisk Aero & Boeing Big Money

 Boeing  Invests a Further $450 Million in Wisk Aero                                                  Source:  Wisk Aero Autonomous Air Taxi Travel Silicon Valley, California-based air taxi startup Wisk Aero has raised $450 million from Boeing to build an air taxi flee, capable of 10 million flights per year.  Wisk has developed an electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle that is capable of autonomous, pilot-less flying and can carry 2 passengers.  Wisk Aero is owned by Boeing and Google co-founder Larry Page's flying car company Kitty Hawk.  There are more than a dozen, major flying car companies globally.  But what distinguishes Wisk is its focus on autonomous flying vehicles.  The company says that autonomous functionality is being built into every aspect of the design and development of its 5th-generation Wisk Cora eVTOL. Cora Tech Specs Boeing says Cora will be the first autonomous, passenger air taxi certified for flying in the US.  Certification is targeted fo