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SK Telecom Forms Partnerships for Flying Car Development

SK Telecom Forms Partnerships for Flying Car Development

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top wireless carrier, said Thursday it has joined hands with local defense company Hanwha Systems Co., Korea Airports Corp. and the Korea Transport Institute to speed up development of urban air mobility (UAM) services. Last year, South Korea unveiled its plan to commercialize UAM [...]

State-run Research Institute to Develop Air Taxi

State-run Research Institute to Develop Air Taxi

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers embarking on a joint project to develop a flying taxi. The state-run Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology signed an agreement with local recreational boats manufacturer Angelux on Thursday to develop and commercialize urban air mobility (UAM) air taxis. The institute plans to transfer five [...]

Hyundai Risks Future Mobility Plans Following Uber’s Subsidiary Sell-out

Hyundai Risks Future Mobility Plans Following Uber’s Subsidiary Sell-out

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. might have to adjust its plans for future mobility services after Uber Technologies Inc. decided to sell the company’s self-driving and air taxi businesses. The U.S. ride-hailing giant reportedly decided to turn over Uber Elevate, the company’s air taxi business, to Joby Aviation, and invest US$75 [...]

Hyundai Teams Up with British Firm to Build Urban Air Mobility Infrastructure

Hyundai Teams Up with British Firm to Build Urban Air Mobility Infrastructure

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. will work with a British partner to build urban air mobility (UAM) infrastructure, South Korea’s leading carmaker said Thursday. The deal with Urban-Air Port calls for close cooperation in the building of facilities that can handle takeoff and landings of future personal air vehicles (PAVs) as [...]

Aviation Week Network Offering Complimentary Access to Urban Air Mobility Virtual, August 11-13

Aviation Week Network Offering Complimentary Access to Urban Air Mobility Virtual, August 11-13

NEW YORK, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Aviation Week Network is hosting Urban Air Mobility (UAM) August 11-13 as a virtual event with complimentary access. Speakers include leaders from companies that are leading the way in this new frontier, including Uber, Elevate, NASA, Jaunt Air, Varon Vehicles, Votlwerke, and more.  UAM, which is sponsored by EmbraerX and Janicki Industries, will help attendees [...]