Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2023
May 03, 2023
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2023  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-39524  
Entity Registrant Name Joby Aviation, Inc.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-1548118  
Entity Address, Address Line One 333 Encinal Street  
Entity Address, City or Town Santa Cruz  
Entity Address, State or Province CA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 95060  
City Area Code 831  
Local Phone Number 201-6700  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   630,978,702
Entity Central Index Key 0001819848  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Common Stock    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.0001  
Trading Symbol JOBY  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Common stock warrants    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants to purchase common stock  
Trading Symbol JOBY WS  
Security Exchange Name NYSE