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Business Secretary Vince Cable rides Heathrow pod on route to Brazil (April 2013)

Business Secretary Vince Cable rides Heathrow pod on route to Brazil (April 2013)

Ultra Global Limited (UG) were delighted to welcome Business Secretary Vince Cable to our Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) transport system at Heathrow Terminal 5 on Monday 22 April. The Business… Read the Rest→

Professor Martin Lowson 1938-2013

Professor Martin Lowson 1938-2013

It is with great regret and sadness that Ultra announces the death of its founder and President, Professor Martin Lowson. After a distinguished career in rocketry and helicopter design, Martin… Read the Rest→

Minister for Universities and Science the RT Hon David Willetts given a tour of a pod at Intelligent Mobility Showcase

Minister for Universities and Science the RT Hon David Willetts given a tour of a pod at Intelligent Mobility Showcase

Ultra Global Managing Director Fraser Brown last week had the opportunity to spend some time with the RT Hon David Willetts, the UK Minister for Universities and Science. The meeting… Read the Rest→

Landmark week for the Heathrow pod: 2nd Anniversary followed by the system’s millionth driverless mile

Landmark week for the Heathrow pod: 2nd Anniversary followed by the system’s millionth driverless mile

It has been an exciting week for Ultra Global with the Company’s Heathrow Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system reaching a number of notable landmarks. On Wednesday 8th May Heathrow Pod… Read the Rest→

Heathrow Pods Go Funny For Money

Heathrow Pods Go Funny For Money

Heathrow’s unique passenger pod travel system has given one of its fleet a Comic Relief makeover to support the charity ahead of Red Nose Day, and from today, gives passengers… Read the Rest→

Heathrow announces plans for an additional Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system

Heathrow announces plans for an additional Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system

Ultra Global are delighted to see that plans for an additional Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system at Heathrow have been included in Heathrow Airport Limited’s business plan for the next… Read the Rest→

2012 for Ultra Global

2012 for Ultra Global

It’s been another ground-breaking year for the Ultra Global pod system. The system at Heathrow has carried over 500,000 passengers to date, with passengers continuing to rave about its speed,… Read the Rest→

Ultra Global Heathrow pod hits new milestone

Ultra Global Heathrow pod hits new milestone

Ultra Global PRT’s Heathrow pod has marked the anniversary of its 500,000th passenger riding the transport system in its first hugely successful 18 months of operation – to the plaudits… Read the Rest→

Heathrow pod showcased at the Global Business Summit on Infrastructure

Heathrow pod showcased at the Global Business Summit on Infrastructure

The Global Business Summit on Infrastructure was designed to showcase the best of British business to the world and develop strong international partnerships for future growth. The summit provided the perfect… Read the Rest→

Fully Charged by Robert Llewellyn

Fully Charged by Robert Llewellyn

Followers of Robert Llewellyn and the Fully Charged programme will be pleased to see that following a recent trip to Heathrow and riding the pods he’s become another of its… Read the Rest→