Eric Allison (L), Head of Uber Elevate, and Jaiwon Shin, Head of Urban Air Mobility at Hyundai, talk about the S-A1 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 6, 2020. Photo: AFP
Eric Allison (L), Head of Uber Elevate, and Jaiwon Shin, Head of Urban Air Mobility at Hyundai, talk about the S-A1 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 6, 2020. Photo: AFP
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Uber, Hyundai unveil electric flying car model for future air taxi service at 2020 CES

  • Hyundai is the first carmaker to buy into Uber’s dream for a network of air taxis dotting the skies of major cities
  • While Uber has other partners for the flying car project, Hyundai could help it produce air vehicles at “rates unseen” in the aerospace industry

Eric Allison (L), Head of Uber Elevate, and Jaiwon Shin, Head of Urban Air Mobility at Hyundai, talk about the S-A1 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 6, 2020. Photo: AFP
Eric Allison (L), Head of Uber Elevate, and Jaiwon Shin, Head of Urban Air Mobility at Hyundai, talk about the S-A1 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 6, 2020. Photo: AFP
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