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Ready for Liftoff? Why Flying Car Stock JOBY Could Be Due for Big Gains.

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Electric vertical takeoff and landing companies are emerging. One of the best developers to consider is Joby Aviation (NYSE:JOBY). I’ve been bullish on JOBY stock for some time. Joby’s models are expected to be designed for efficiency and urban travel. The air taxi is expected to reach speeds of 200 mph and have a range of 150 miles per charge.

Joby has reputable backers and the financial firepower to make its air taxis a reality. The company’s strong financial position is worth considering.

A Closer Look at JOBY Stock

In its recent earnings report, Joby did not disappointed and reported strong revenue and earnings. The company also revealed some excellent progress in its FAA certification process, announcing production of a new line. 

Although JOBY stock recently dipped, its innovative vision and current financial standing make it a great contender to trust in the flying car sector.

Recently, Joby revealed a collaboration with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority to launch the world’s first air taxi in 2025. Joby also has exclusive rights to operate their models in the next six years in Dubai. This also aligns with the Emirates’ goals in both advanced technology and sustainability. 

Joby CEO JoeBen Bevirt expressed honor in showcasing sustainable air travel with Dubai’s government.

RTA Chairman Al Tayer also revealed that the air taxis will embrace the future of transportation technologies worldwide. It will offer efficient mobility for residents in Dubai and its visitors.

Moreover, the service will operate at four vertiports in the country: Dubai International Airport, Marina, Downtown Dubai, and Palm Jumeirah. Plans of expansions are also in the talks. 

These electric air taxis will significantly reduce travel times, be extremely quiet, and give passengers exceptional views through large windows.

Once launched, users could book air taxi services through a mobile app, with costs comparable to premium ride-sharing apps. Customers would pass through security in minutes and board the four-seater aircraft piloted by licensed professionals. 

The service offers emissions-free travel, reduces road traffic, and features safety measures like additional battery packs and wings for gliding. The models are made to be durable in different climates, which will allow the aircraft to make emergency landings at 1,000 feet maximum.

Excellent Q1 2024 Results

Joby’s first quarter of 2024 earnings report showed that Joby Aviation is poised for success. Its second production prototype is already complete, and it will join the Edwards Air Force Base. Two more prototypes are also in the assembly phase.

Joby broke ground on an expanded production facility in Marina, CA, and acquired a facility in Dayton, OH, to support manufacturing operations. 

Notably, Joby became the first electric air taxi company to have its final airworthiness criteria published by the FAA.

The company also expanded its partnership in the UAE and broadened collaboration with the U.S. Air Force, committing to deliver two aircraft to MacDill Air Force Base in 2025. 

Financially, Joby maintained a strong balance sheet with $924 million in cash and short-term investments at the end of the quarter.

Don’t Miss Out on JOBY Stock

Joby established a manufacturing facility in Ohio by acquiring a site at Dayton International Airport, planning to produce 500 aircraft annually.

A $9.8 million grant from California supports the company’s expansion in the Marina Competes fund. Founder and CEO JoeBen Bevirt expressed gratitude for local community support and Toyota’s (NYSE:TM) ongoing assistance in making manufacturing successful.

In 2025, top flying car stocks are expected to perform well because of progress in certification and commercialization. Joby Aviation stands out as a promising eVTOL stock to buy for significant returns.

On the date of publication, Chris MacDonald did not have (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the writer, subject to the InvestorPlace.com Publishing Guidelines.

Chris MacDonald’s love for investing led him to pursue an MBA in Finance and take on a number of management roles in corporate finance and venture capital over the past 15 years. His experience as a financial analyst in the past, coupled with his fervor for finding undervalued growth opportunities, contribute to his conservative, long-term investing perspective.

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