NEOM — NEOM is to have a bespoke public eVTOL mobility system. Volocopter, and the smart and sustainable regional development in northwest Saudi Arabia; have established a joint venture company to design, implement; and operate a bespoke and the world’s first public vertical mobility system in NEOM.
Air taxis, and vertical logistics services, a pioneer of urban air mobility; will provide a zero-emission public transit system for NEOM. The JV company will operate all of the initial public transit routes in NEOM. eVTOL, the electric Vertical Take-Off, and Landing ecosystem will include tourism, emergency response, and logistics.
NEOM has already confirmed orders for 15 Volocopters that will commence operations around the end of 2023. The NEOM and Volocopter collaboration will lead to an advanced three-dimensional public transportation system operating across NEOM.
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NEOM will achieve the first truly sustainable, renewable energy-powered, and seamlessly connected mobility system with zero-emission vehicles.
NEOM is shaping the future of mobility with intelligent infrastructure and advanced transit systems employing autonomous mobility solutions to reverse the legacy of the car-centric city.
They have launched shared electric mobility services, autonomous shuttles, electric boats, personal eVTOLs, delivery drones, and solar-powered mobility hubs.