World-first electric vertiport for flying taxis opens in Coventry

Urban-Air Port opens ‘Air-One’, the world’s first fully operational hub for electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) vehicles – such as air taxis and autonomous delivery drones – to demonstrate the potential of advanced air mobility globally and put Global Britain at the forefront of a new age of clean transport.

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Ola Electric to create global centre for advanced engineering and vehicle design in the UK

Ola Electric, India’s leading manufacturer of EVs, has announced Ola Futurefoundry, a global centre for advanced engineering and vehicle design. This centre will be based in Coventry, the UK, a global hub for the best automotive design and engineering talent in the world.

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West Midlands Gigafactory to secure automotive industry’s long-term electric future

West Midlands Gigafactory, a public private joint venture between Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport Ltd, has today unveiled further plans to develop the UK’s largest battery gigafactory as it continues to explore investment opportunities with battery manufacturers from around the globe.

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£130m UK Battery Industrialisation Centre opened by Prime Minister

The Prime Minister formally opened the pioneering 18,500 square metre national battery manufacturing development facility during a visit to the UK City of Culture, Coventry, in the West Midlands.

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Gigafactory plans announced for Coventry, Sunderland and Ellesmere Port

Nissan is to announce a large scale expansion of battery production in Sunderland, Coventry Airport is being proposed as the site for a new gigafactory, and the government is in talks with Vauxhall to produce electric vehicles at its Ellesmere Port plant.

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