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Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung Visits U.S. to Review Future Mobility Strategies

Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung is visiting the U.S. to review the Group’s strategies for future mobility and the direction of technological development.

During his visit to Motional, Chairman Chung discussed the business direction of autonomous technology with the JV’s executives in Boston and will tour its R&D site in Pittsburgh where the next-generation system is being developed. It is the first time that Chairman Chung is visiting Motional since the Group announced its investment in the JV with Aptiv in 2019.

At Motional: IONIQ 5 autonomous car tests, robotaxis and more

During his visit to Motional, Chairman Chung discussed ways to collaborate as well as the direction and advancement plan of future business. At Motional’s R&D facility, the Chairman will take a tour of the facility and meet with researchers.

Among various collaborative projects, Chairman Chung inspected the autonomous Hyundai IONIQ 5 battery electric vehicle (BEV), which is equipped with Motional’s next-generation autonomous driving platform.

At Boston Dynamics: Robotics on the rise

He also experienced firsthand Boston Dynamics' various cutting-edge robotic technologies, such as the its first commercial quadrupedal robot, Spot as well as Atlas, a research robot that walks upright like a human, and Stretch, the company’s newest box-moving robot aimed at warehouse automation. Stretch will be Boston Dynamics’ second commercialized product and is scheduled to be release next year.

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Jun 16, 2021 at 23:19