Will you be able to afford UberAir’s flying car service? | Roadshow

Automation and scaling

From there, Uber plans to continue to optimize. Much like how the introduction of UberPool allows commuters to dramatically reduce the price of a ride, Uber hopes to add ride-hailing optimization and smart trip planning to UberAir.

Pooling riders, planning first- and last-mile trips to and from its skyport hubs with ground transportation and adding dynamic pricing can make sure that its four-passenger eVTOL aircraft operate smartly. Uber even mentioned discreetly and dynamically weighing passengers upon arrival to place them in optimal seats to best balance the aircraft for efficiency. Seems extreme, but every little bit counts.

With smart pooling of riders and smarter trip planning, Uber thinks it can get the operation cost per passenger per mile down to around $1.84 per passenger in the short term following UberAir’s launch. That’s looking a lot better.

Further optimization and ride pooling
From there, Uber plans to continue to optimize. Much like how the introduction of UberPool allows commuters to dramatically reduce the price of a ride, Uber hopes to add ride-hailing optimization and smart trip planning to UberAir.

Pooling riders, planning first- and last-mile trips to and from its skyport hubs with ground transportation and adding dynamic pricing can make sure that its four-passenger eVTOL aircraft operate smartly. Uber even mentioned discreetly and dynamically weighing passengers upon arrival to place them in optimal seats to best balance the aircraft for efficiency. Seems extreme, but every little bit counts.

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