Joby

  • Joby S4 eVTOL January 2020, USA.

    The First Electric VTOL Unicorn: Joby Aviation

    The First Electric VTOL Unicorn: Joby Aviation

    Joby Aviation used the VFS Transformative Vertical Flight 2020 meeting
    to give the first public insights into its electric VTOL developments.

    By Kenneth I. Swartz and Mike Hirschberg

    Vertiflite, March/April 2020

    For the past 11...

  • US Air Force Moves to Boost eVTOL Development

    US Air Force Moves to Boost eVTOL Development

    The service hopes to help aircraft developers get FAA certification as it weighs becoming an “early adopter” of air taxi vehicles for utility missions.

    By Richard Whittle

    Vertiflite, March/April 2020

    The Air Force marked the...

  • Joby Aviation Monarch Personal Air Vehicle eVTOL, USA.

    Joby Aviation Monarch (defunct)

    Monarch Personal Air Vehicle (defunct)Joby AviationSanta Cruz, California, USAwww.jobyaviation.com

    Founded in 2009 by JoeBen Bevirt, Joby Aviation is a venture-backed startup aerospace company is located in Santa Cruz and San Carlos, California (USA), that is developing and will manufacture piloted all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft...

  • Joby S4 eVTOL January 2020, USA.

    Toyota Invests $394M More in Joby

    Toyota Press Release:

    Toyota and Joby Aviation are Flying to New Heights Together

    Toyota to share expertise in manufacturing, quality and cost controls for the development and production of Joby Aviation’s breakthrough eVTOL aircraft
    Toyota has invested $394M as lead investor in Joby’s Series C financing

    SANTA CRUZ, CA (January 15, 2020)...

  • Joby S4 eVTOL aircraft, January 15, 2020, USA.

    Joby Aviation Unveils S4

    Joby Press Release:

    Joby Aviation Raises $590 Million in Series C Financing to Launch Air Taxi Service

    Toyota Motor Corporation Leads the Investment Round with $394 Million Investment

    Santa Cruz, CA, January 15, 2020 – Joby Aviation, a pioneer in the development of an electric air taxi, has raised $590 million in Series C funding led by Toyota...

  • Joby S4 Featured Image

    Joby Joins Uber Elevate

    Joby Joins Uber Elevate

    On Dec. 20, Uber announced that the company had signed a multi-year commercial partnership with Joby Aviation to launch a fast, reliable, clean and affordable urban air taxi service in select markets. Joby will supply and operate the electric air taxis, and Uber will provide airspace support services, skyport infrastructure, connections to ground transportation and customer interfaces through its aerial...

  • Uber and Joby Aviation announce aerial ridesharing partnership

    Uber Press Release:
    Uber and Joby Aviation announce aerial ridesharing partnership

    Uber and Joby have signed an agreement targeting air taxi deployment by 2023

    [SAN FRANCISCO, California, December 20, 2019] - Joby Aviation and Uber have signed a multi-year commercial partnership to launch a fast, reliable, clean and affordable urban air...

  • Joby built NASA's X-57 Maxwell electric cruise motors, but its eVTOL work is being closely held. (NASA/Lauren Hughes)

    Joby Expands in Monterey County

    On Aug. 21, the city council of Marina, California, gave its approval for Joby Aviation to move into two buildings at the Marina Municipal Airport where, according to the Monterey County Weekly, “ they will set about designing and building prototypes of small, electric planes that take off and land vertically, travel faster and more quietly than a helicopter and, according to Joby, do it more safely.” The company will be leasing 74,000...

  • Joby Lotus Featured Image

    Joby Lotus (defunct)

    Lotus
    Joby Aviation
    Santa Cruz, California, USA
    www.jobyaviation.com

    Founded in 2009, Joby Aviation is a venture-backed startup aerospace company is located in Santa Cruz and San Carlos, California (USA), that is developing and will manufacture piloted all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for fast, quiet, and affordable air taxi services. As of January 2020, the company has reported they have around 400...