Rolls-Royce, Hyundai Motor Group sign MOU for advanced air mobility market
Date: 19 Jul 2022
and Hyundai Motor Group are announcing plans to collaborate on bringing
all-electric propulsion and hydrogen fuel cell technology to the Advanced Air
Mobility (AAM) market. The partnership will leverage Rolls-Royce’s aviation and
certification capabilities and Hyundai Motor Group’s hydrogen fuel cell
technologies and industrialisation capability.
companies share a vision of leading the way in the AAM market delivering
battery-electric and fuel cell electric solutions to the Urban Air Mobility
(UAM) and Regional Air Mobility (RAM)markets and advancing sustainable
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Motor Group
includes five strategic aims:
Collaborating on the technology development and requirements of power and
propulsion systems for Hyundai’s Advanced Air Mobility Division.
Collaborating on the industrialisation of Rolls-Royce power and propulsion
systems for the Advanced Air Mobility market.
Development of electric propulsion systems based upon hydrogen fuel cells as an
energy source for Hyundai’s RAM platforms.
Collaborating to bring to market a joint fuel-cell electric propulsion system
to thewider AAM market.
Delivering a joint fuel-cell electric aircraft demonstration by 2025.
signing ceremony took place at Supernal’s booth at Farnborough Airshow and was
attended by Warren East, CEO of Rolls-Royce, Grazia Vittadini, Chief Technology
and Strategy Officer and Rob Watson, President of Rolls-Royce Electrical as
well as Euisun Chung, Executive Chair of Hyundai Motor Group, Jaiwon Shin,
President and Head of AAM Division of Hyundai Motor Group, and Jaeyong Song,
Vice President of AAM Division of Hyundai Motor Group.