Once more the company Volocopter It is back in the news and, this time, thanks to a new millionaire investment made by Daimler, a company well known worldwide thanks to the fact that, among other things, it owns Mercedes Benz, Smart and the carsharing company Car2Go, one of the most famous in Europe.
As a detail, tell you that in this new round of financing where Volocopter has managed to raise 25 million euros, in addition to the aforementioned Daimler, we find the entrepreneur Lukasz gadowski.
Thanks to Daimler and Lukasz Gadowski, Volocopter receives a new investment valued at 25 million euros
As has been officially commented from Volocopter, the company will allocate these 25 million euros in the development of its autonomous electric multicopters, which within not too long will begin to be used as an air taxi for two people. Ahead, in addition to improving the systems, regulatory approval must be obtained from the aviation authorities of all countries where Volocopter's leaders intend to start operating.
Because the approvals to start working with your taxi drones will still be forthcoming, Volocopter a few months ago reached an agreement with Dubai, the city where they will launch a new pilot program in 2018. In this project the company will work together with the civil aviation authorities of the city as well as with the different local authorities.
Undoubtedly we are facing great news, especially for a company like Volocopter that, after many years of development, the first prototype to carry out a test flight dates from 2016, finally they see how there can be light at the end of a dark tunnel. Undoubtedly a very good example of a company that knows very well where it wants to get to which, surely, They will soon face tough rivals from all over the world.