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Uber shortlists Japan for flying taxis

Project slated for 2023 launch presents new opportunity for auto industry

Uber COO Barnew Harford described Asia as an "incredibly important" market during the Uber Elevate Asia Pacific Expo in Tokyo on Aug. 30. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

TOKYO -- Uber Technologies said Thursday that Japan was among the five locations it is considering for the commercial launch of its flying-taxi project.

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