Last week, Hyundai Motor Group announced the formation of New Horizons Studio, a new unit focused on the development of Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMVs), including the Hyundai Elevate concept that was unveiled at CES 2019.
The studio will be led by Vice President Dr. John Suh, who has been with Hyundai since 2011 and who brings over 35 years of experience as an innovator to the project. Suh will be working to bring the innovative UMVs to life. The vehicles do not rely solely on wheels, but instead use adaptable robotic technology to avoid obstacles and navigate rugged terrain. This video from CES 2019 highlights some of the possibilities that Hyundai envisions: