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An ambitious flying taxi startup is setting up shop at the Marina Municipal Airport

By David Schmalz Monterey County Weekly September 11, 2018 — Marina, CA (Photo above: NASA has contracted Joby to build electric cruise motors, like this..

September 11, 2018

Joby Aviation backs out of Davenport Cemex plant plans in favor of Marina airport

By Nocholas Ibarra Santa Cruz Sentinel August 15, 2018 — Davenport, CA (Photo above: Joby Aviation of Bonny Doon has backed out of plans to move their..

August 15, 2018

Last-mile transport under construction at the end of Route 17

By David Apgar Founder, GoalScreen Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat March 13, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: Contributed by author, from July 2015..

March 13, 2018

Bloomberg: Air-Taxi Startup Has a Working Prototype and a Fresh $100M

By Ashlee Vance and Brad Stone Bloomberg Businessweek February 1, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: by Inkee Wang for Bloomberg Businessweek) “This..

February 1, 2018

Joby Aviation Secures $100M in Series B Funding

(Contributed) February 1, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Joby Aviation team. Source: Joby Aviation website) $100M in Series B Funding to Make..

February 1, 2018

NASA begins testing on Joby Aviation-designed cruise motors for all-electric x-plane

(Source: Nasa.com) January 30, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: A JM-X57 cruise motor undergoes testing on the Airvolt stand at NASA’s Armstrong..

January 30, 2018

Santa Cruz Owns Its Brand at Titans of Tech

By Tatum Whitehead Student, Pacific Collegiate School Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat January 29, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Speakers at Titans of..

January 29, 2018

Joby Aviation presents a bid for Cemex plant in Davenport

By Nicholas Ibarra Santa Cruz Sentinel December 6, 2017 — Davenport, CA (Photo above: The tower of the Cemex plant in Davenport has stood silent since..

December 6, 2017

An Epic Walk in the Cloud

By Jan Janes Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat June 4, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: I heard the word “epic” more than a few..

June 4, 2016

It’s not Drone Valley yet, but maybe soon

By Angela Swartz Silicon Valley Business Journal May 8, 2015 — Santa Cruz, CA [Note: Joby Aviation is a privately-held company headquartered in Santa..

May 9, 2015

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