Hyundai Urban Air Mobility Division has announced a new partnership with ANRA Technologies to begin developing the operating environment for the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry.
Hyundai’s Urban Air Mobility Group has a vision of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) – or Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) – based on the idea of connected mobility solutions. Hyundai’s concept includes flying cars, which they refer to as Personal Air Vehicles (PAVs), purpose-built ground-based vehicles (PBVs), and a hub that would connect air-based vehicles, ground-based vehicles and their passengers. “Based on three interconnected mobility solutions, Hyundai aims to free future cities and people from time and distance constraints and enable them to integrate more opportunities into their everyday lives,” says the Hyundai Urban Air Mobility website.
The new partnership with ANRA is the beginning of an industrial consortium that Hyundai intends to establish to build the AAM operating system. ANRA will provide strategic insights into Hyundai’s operational concept (ConOps) for AAM airspace management and the integration of ground mobility. “The two companies will also identify research opportunities to make regulatory decisions and advance infrastructure projects,” said an ANRA press release.
“We are excited to work with ANRA Technologies to begin building a safe and efficient integration of AAM into existing airspace,” said Pamela Cohn, chief operating officer and US general manager of the Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group . “As an emerging mobility solution, it is critical that different parties work together to jointly create the AAM ecosystem, including the necessary digital and physical infrastructure. ANRA brings a unique background of operational history in the drone services sector that will help define the operational environment for all AAM vehicles. “
“ANRA’s SmartSkies family of airspace management solutions has proven itself globally and provides the critical support required for complex, large-scale AAM operations,” said Amit Ganjoo, Founder and CEO of ANRA Technologies. “We have a long-term perspective in everything we do as a company and look forward to integrating our advanced technologies into the Urban Air Mobility Division of the Hyundai Motor Group’s AAM ecosystem and sharing our knowledge and experience to the To ensure the success of our partnership and help to advance our industry safely. “
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