The automaker has created a single group tasked with evaluating how core concepts like kaizen, or continuous improvement, can be applied to new businesses that include car sharing and consumer robots.
Vahana, the taxi's name, "aims to democratize personal flight and answer the growing need for urban mobility," Airbus said.
Apple missed analysts’ expectations for the fourth quarter of 2017, selling 77.3 million iPhones, down 1% from a year earlier and below analysts’ projections of 80.2 million units, with revenue around $60 billion.
China will lead the market accounting for 99% of the world’s battery-powered buses however, California is pushing for electric buses.
A survey of analysts estimates that Apple shipped 80 million iPhones in the holiday quarter of 2017, with an average iPhone selling price of $767, up from $695 a year earlier.