Rome airport displays ‘flying taxi’ prototype

Natali Milovanovic

A prototype of German aviation startup Volocopter’s electrical air taxi went on display at Rome’s Fiumicino airport, as the airport looks ahead to 2024 when they hope the public will be able to travel on the battery-powered passenger aircraft.

Electric vertical take-off/landing air taxi revealed

Natali Milovanovic

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An idea hatched to reduce urban traffic congestion and carbon emissions has taken flight, with the unveiling of the Maker electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft by startup Archer Aviation.

Are electric vehicles really better for the environment?

Natali Milovanovic

NRMA looks at the key issues and discovers why moving to electric vehicles will be a significant benefit to the environment, including how EVs in Australia emit considerably less greenhouse gases than ICE vehicles, even if charged on the current electricity grid.