• Hyundai Uber eVTOL aircraft 1 pilot, 4 passengers, front view - South Korea January 2020.

    Hyundai S-A1

    S-A1Hyundai Motor CompanySeoul, South

    On Jan. 6, 2020 during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Uber and Hyundai Motor Company announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for Uber's future aerial ride share network and Hyundai also unveiled their new full-scale electric vertical takeoff and landing...

  • VFS @ Heli-Expo 2020

    Vertical Flight Society Leads Electric VTOL / Urban Air Mobility Efforts at Heli-Expo 
    Three Opportunities to Learn About eVTOL/UAM in Anaheim

    Anaheim, California, Jan. 24, 2020 — The Vertical Flight Society, the...

  • Uber and Hyundai Motor Announce Partnership

    Uber Press Release:

    Uber and Hyundai Motor Announce Aerial Ridesharing Partnership, Release New Full-Scale Air Taxi Model at CES

    • Hyundai is the first Uber Elevate partner with manufacturing capabilities to mass produce Uber Air Taxis
    • Hyundai’s UAM (Urban Air Mobility) will vitalize cities by enabling on-demand urban air mobility in Uber’s Elevate...
  • Hyundai to Develop Air Taxi Service

    Chung Euisun, executive vice chairman at Hyundai Motor Group, revealed that the automaker planned to develop an air taxi service. According to the Pulse, Chung said: “Our plan is to introduce UAM vehicles in 2023 and to provide its commercial service in 2029 after ironing out regulation issues.” He made his comments on Nov. 8 at the Mobility Innovators Forum 2019, hosted by Hyundai in San Francisco, California. Hyundai had...

  • Hyundai Announces UAM Division

    On Sept. 29, Hyundai Motor Group revealed that it has established an Urban Air Mobility Division and appointed Dr. Jaiwon Shin as its Executive Vice President and Head. Shin was most recently the NASA Associate Administrator for Aeronautics at NASA, where he shaped the agency’s aeronautics research and development strategy for 11 years. Hyundai noted that “his expertise in revolutionary airframe, engine, aviation safety, and air traffic management...