Uber has drafted more partners to its ambitious Elevate initiative to enable aerial ride-sharing over congested cities, to help overcome challenges in vehicle design, energy storage, airspace management and infrastructure development. The ride-hailing giant announced a new vehicle partner, Karem Aircraft, at its second Elevate Summit on May 8-9 in Los Angeles, one of two U.S. cities where it plans to begin demonstration flights in 2020 and commercial operations in 2023. The other is ...

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