Lilium hopes to bring into service a battery-powered aircraft by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities at a price comparable with taxis.
Uber drivers held a series of strikes in London and major US cities protesting low income and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut.
Uber Technologies Inc. will sell 180 million shares in its public offering, with a further 27 million sold by existing investors.
Japanese car giant Toyota and investment fund SoftBank Vision Fund have unveiled an investment of $1 billion in US ride hailing company to develop self-driving vehicles.
Documents released by the company offered the most detailed view of the world's largest ride-hailing service since its inception a decade ago.
Careem became popular across the Middle East after giving passengers an option to pay by cash rather than just credit card.
China is leading the race to deploy an ultra-fast mobile internet and any move to sideline its tech companies could delay its implementation worldwide.
Mercedes, Germany's trademark car company, wants to develop a self-driving car, increasing fierce competition with firms like Uber, Google, General Motors and Volkswagen.
Tens of thousands of South Korean taxi drivers protested against plans to introduce a carpooling service, saying it will threaten their livelihoods.
The cancellations continue to mount as high-profile executives, organisations and media groups back out of Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative conference after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The disappearance and possible murder of the prominent Saudi journalist has forced international firms and top executives to distance themselves from Riyadh.
The deal is seen as a bid by both the companies to catch up to rivals in the hotly competitive autonomous driving business.
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