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Jan 26, 2022 07:32 PM
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Wisk Aero Gets $450 Million From Boeing to Bring Self-Flying Electric Car to Market

Wisk Aero plans to build a fleet to offer zero-emission autonomous flights in nearly 20 U.S. cities. Photo: Wisk
Wisk Aero plans to build a fleet to offer zero-emission autonomous flights in nearly 20 U.S. cities. Photo: Wisk

Wisk Aero LLC, a maker of autonomous electric flying cars, has received a $450 million investment from Boeing Co., giving the California company a boost in its race to market against Chinese rivals.

The money will be spent on developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle which it hopes will be its first product to obtain an airworthiness certificate in the U.S., Wisk Aero said in a statement on Monday.

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