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Hyundai Europe Boss Says Eco-friendly Flying Cars Will Be A Reality By 2030

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Hyundai Europe Boss Says Eco-friendly Flying Cars Will Be A Reality By 2030 - autojosh

Eco-friendly flying cars will be a reality by 2030, says Hyundai Motors’ Europe boss, Michael Cole.

Last year, Hyundai showcased its flying car concept, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Hyundai is also involved in the UK’s first airport without a runway, dubbed the “urban airport”.

Urban airport is designed for aircraft that are capable of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL).





The “urban airport” is scheduled to open in Coventry, United Kingdom, later this year.

Hyundai Europe Boss Says Eco-friendly Flying Cars Will Be A Reality By 2030 - autojosh

Hyundai says flying cars will be a reality in cities around the globe by the end of this decade, adding that it will help to reduce congestion and cut vehicle emissions.

Michael Cole, the chief executive of the European operations of Hyundai Motors, told a conference of industry group Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders that :

“It’s part of our future solution of offering innovative, smart mobility solutions.” He said the firm had made some “very significant investments” in urban air mobility, adding that “We believe it really is part of the future”.

Hyundai Europe Boss Says Eco-friendly Flying Cars Will Be A Reality By 2030 - autojosh





Hyundai Europe Boss Says Eco-friendly Flying Cars Will Be A Reality By 2030 - autojosh

“We think that by the latter part of this decade certainly, urban air mobility will offer great opportunity to free up congestion in cities, to help with emissions, whether that’s intra-city mobility in the air or whether it’s even between cities.”

Last year, Hyundai showcased its flying car concept, co-developed with ride-sharing firm Uber, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January 2020.

Hyundai Europe Boss Says Eco-friendly Flying Cars Will Be A Reality By 2030 - autojosh

Hyundai is also involved in the UK’s first airport without a runway, dubbed the “urban airport”, designed for aircraft that are capable of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL).

The “urban airport”, scheduled to open in Coventry later this year, could be used by aircraft including air taxis and autonomous delivery drones.





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