“Trials of the EHang 216 to start soon in Linz, Austria”

EHang Holdings Limited has announced it expects UAM trials of its EHang 216 to start soon in Linz, Austria,

According to a press release:

“At the recent global Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Virtual Conference held by the Aviation Week Network, the Chief Marketing Officer of EHang Europe Andreas Perotti shared the Company’s UAM use cases in varied scenarios and efforts to drive forward UAM implementation in Europe. …In light of the disruptive potential of UAM, EHang established strategic partnerships in 2019 with FACC and LINZ AG, local partners with rich experience in urban public transportation and charging infrastructure. The three parties agreed to join hands in building Linz into a UAM pilot city. They will conduct passenger flights and goods transportation with autonomous air taxis in urban areas.

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