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Hyundai's new Singapore R&D hub features helipad for flying cars

Consumers can monitor custom-made electric vehicle being assembled

Hyundai Motor's R&D center in Singapore will feature a driving course on the roof, as shown in this artist rendering. (Image courtesy of Hyundai Motor)

SEOUL -- Hyundai Motor has begun building a research and development center in Singapore for next-generation applications such as artificial intelligence and driverless technology, the South Korean automaker said Tuesday.

Hyundai is investing 400 million Singapore dollars ($295 million) for its first R&D hub in Southeast Asia, with construction slated to finish in 2022.

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