Source: Fast Technology
Recently, Volon Airtech, a domestic builder of new aviation industry under Geely Technology, and Volocopter, a famous company in urban air transportation (UAM), officially announced that they are jointly building a joint venture company, Volon Airtech (Chengdu) Technology Co.
Volon Airtech signed an agreement with Volocopter, announcing an order for 150 Volocopter aircraft, including VoloDrone, a large logistics drone, VoloCity, a manned vehicle and VoloConnect, a large manned vehicle. to bring Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to China in the next 3 to 5 years and promote the development of urban air transportation field.
In addition, Volocopter, Volon Airtech and Geely Technology Aviation Manufacturing Base have signed a manufacturing agreement contract for Geely Technology Aviation Manufacturing Base to produce Volon Airtech's aircraft and components in China to meet the rapidly growing demand for air cabs in China in the future.
Volocopter is the first and only eVTOL company in the world to receive EUASA Design Organisation approval in 2019 and Production Organisation approval in 2021, and has been a leader in the UAM industry with a range of models for both people (VoloCity and VoloConnect) and cargo (VoloDrone). .
Geely Establishes a Joint Venture to Purchase 150 Aircraft