Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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Cover Page - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Feb. 21, 2023
Jun. 30, 2022
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-39463    
Entity Registrant Name Joby Aviation, Inc.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-1548118    
Entity Address, Address Line One 2155 Delaware Avenue    
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite #225    
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 Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
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    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 2,200
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   628,585,600  
Document Incorporated By reference Portions of the registrant’s Proxy Statement for the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated herein by reference in Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K to the extent stated herein. The registrant’s Proxy Statement will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 120 days of the registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2022.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001819848    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Common Stock, par value $0.0001      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.0001    
Trading Symbol JOBY    
Security Exchange Name NYSE    
Warrants to purchase common stock      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants to purchase common stock    
Trading Symbol JOBY WS    
Security Exchange Name NYSE