Uber coming up with air taxi

Uber is a taxi cab, food delivery, bicycle sharing, and transportation network company. Uber has claimed that its air taxi will be able to cut the travel time in the congested city like Mumbai by 90 percent.
  • The service is going to be launched first in Dallas and Los Angeles in the US by 2023.
  • It is also going to be launched in the other five countries which are- India, Japan, Australia, Brazil, and France.
  • It is estimated that a 100-minute journey from city airport in western suburbs to Churchgate in south Mumbai can be done in 10 minutes.
  • The cost of the service will be on par with its taxis.
  • The transportation will be provided by the vehicle which can do vertical take-off landing.
  • The target is to have an electrically powered vehicle for the transportation purpose.
The main objective is to reduce the travel time and to be aligned to the up-coming technological advancement. The approach of Uber to solve the problem of traffic and an increase in pollution with the use of flying electric cabs is very futuristic.
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