New race series created for flying cars.

New Race Series for Flying Cars

Playing off the idea of “if you build it they will come,” tech entrepreneur Matt Pearson believes his launch of a motorsports racing series for the sky will propel innovation in electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL). If the popularity of NASCAR and Formula 1 are any indication, there’s an eager fan base that…

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Lilium Lands in London with Hundreds of Flying Car Jobs

Lilium, a startup launched in 2015 to create an urban air taxi service using its Lilium Jets, announced London as the new base for its software engineering team. Lilium’s all-electric, 5-seat vertical take-off and landing jet took its first flight May 4, 2019. The Munich-based company aims to have its urban air taxi service running…

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Bosch Angles for Flying Car Sensor Market

Robert Bosch GmbH, a German-based multinational company, sees its microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors playing a key role in the flying car industry. The auto industry uses Bosch MEMS sensors in automated driving and anti-skid systems. Bosch will adapt its mass-produced solutions for use in air taxis. For example, its sensing and motion-processing tools would help…

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A Battery! A Battery! Our Kingdoms for a Battery.

Monty Python famously sought the Holy Grail (a vessel from Arthurian legend thought to provide eternal youth or happiness). Shakespeare’s Richard III would have traded his crown and kingdom if someone would just give him a horse to win the battle at Bosworth Field. And today’s VTOL manufacturers, well, who’s to say what they would…

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