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World-first electric Urban Air Port® secures UK government backing

• Hyundai News

-Hyundai Motor Group, Coventry City Council and the UK Government have partnered with Urban Air Port® to launch the world's first site – Air One® – to demonstrate the potential of urban air mobility for the UK and worldwide.

-Urban Air Port® will reduce congestion, cut air pollution and help achieve a zero carbon future. It can be integrated with electric vehicles and sustainable public transport.

-The company plans to install more than 200 zero emission sites worldwide over the next five years in response to global demand.

Urban Air Port® Air-One® has today been selected as a winner of the UK government's Future Flight Challenge.

The Future Flight Challenge has been created to develop aviation infrastructure and systems that enable the next generation of electric and autonomous air vehicles. Air-One® is a world-first fully-operational hub for future electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft – such as cargo drones and air taxis – to be launched in Coventry later this year.