Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Nov. 02, 2022
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2022  
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 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 Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   621,731,378
Entity Central Index Key 0001819848  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
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