One of Uber’s flying taxi partners just raised a $25 million Series A round
Uber is aiming to start testing these aircraft next year
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July 23, 2019 - by Megan Rose Dickey for techcrunch.com
Uber Air, the transportation company's upcoming flying taxi service, needs vehicle partners in order to make it a reality. Karem Aircraft, which Uber partnered with last year, has just raised a $25 million Series A round for its new air taxi spin-off. The round was led by Korean industrial conglomerate Hanwha Systems.
"Karem's technology for making safe, quiet, and efficient air taxi vehicles excites all of us," Uber Elevate head Eric Allison said in a statement. "Hanwha's Series A investment in Karem's new air taxi entity accelerates efforts to bring the Butterfly to market, and we look forward to flying riders in places like Dallas, Los Angeles, and Melbourne in the near future."
Uber is aiming to start testing these aircraft next year, and ...