by Future Transport-News
13 Jul 2021
Urban Air Mobility
EHang Announces Partnership with Globalvia to Co-develop Urban Air Mobility in Iberian Peninsula and Latin America
EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Globalvia, a world leader in the management of transport infrastructure concessions, on urban air mobility (“UAM”). Both parties will promote, develop and implement the operation of AAVs to offer UAM solutions, such as passenger transportation and aerial logistics, jointly and efficiently in Iberian Peninsula and Latin America regions.
As a worldwide transport infrastructure concession management leader, Globalvia owns concession rights to operate 27 highways and railways projects servicing over 250 million users a year across seven countries including Spain, the USA, Ireland, Portugal, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Chile.
Through Openvia, Globalvia’s innovative mobility solutions technological platform, both parties will cooperate in advancing flight tests and demonstrations, trainings and maintenance, regulatory certification and business development to establish a solid foundation for implementing UAM operations.
“The partnership with Globalvia is another milestone for EHang. Together with Globalvia, EHang will make great efforts to bring our safe, autonomous, and eco-friendly air mobility solutions for more people to enjoy a more sustainable, intelligent, efficient, and beautiful life.”
“The partnership with EHang constitutes a significant step forward and a clear commitment by Globalvia to anticipate and lead Urban Air Mobility projects contributing to innovation, sustainability, and quality of life improvement for citizens.”
EHang (Nasdaq: EH) is the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company. Our mission is to make safe, autonomous, and eco-friendly air mobility accessible to everyone. EHang provides customers in various industries with AAV products and commercial solutions: air mobility (including passenger transportation and logistics), smart city management, and aerial media solutions. As the forerunner of cutting-edge AAV technologies and commercial solutions in the global Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry, EHang continues to explore the boundaries of the sky to make flying technologies benefit our life in smart cities.
Globalvia is a worldwide infrastructure concession management leader which has been ranked in the top positions by number of concessions. The company, established in 2007 with three international funds, as its shareholders, manages 27 projects in seven different countries specialising in highways and railways. With more than 250 million users per year, Globalvia’s objective is continued growthwith the support of a large team of 2,000 employees committed to providing the best service based on the highest standards.
This article was originally published by EHang.
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