Tag: skies

U.S. to pull out of Open Skies treaty

WASHINGTON — The United States said on Thursday it would withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty allowing unarmed surveillance flights over member countries, the Trump administration’s latest move to pull the country out of a major global treaty. The administration said Russia had repeatedly violated the pact’s terms. Senior officials said the pullout would…

Hyundai takes to the skies with flying taxis for Uber at CES 2020

While newcomers like Fisker, Rivian, and Faraday Future challenge traditional automakers with unconventional EV designs, the old players are looking up. Literally. At CES 2020, Hyundai announced the S-A1, a flying taxi it hopes to produce “at automotive scale” by 2023. Like rivals Ford and Toyota, Hyundai is attempting to reposition itself as a “smart…

Uber to take to the skies with ‘flying cars’

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Apr 25, 2017 , Last Updated: 7:23 PM ET NEW YORK — Uber is taking to the skies with its next project — “flying cars” — even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground. On Tuesday, the embattled ride-hailing company announced plans for an on-demand network of electric aircraft…