Suzuki and SkyDrive start production of ‘flying cars’ in Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan – ET Auto


Driving ceremony photo.

Suzuki Motor Corporation and SkyDrive Inc. have started manufacturing ‘flying cars’ in Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture.

Suzuki and SkyDrive concluded a Manufacturing Cooperation Contract for the manufacturing of “SKYDRIVE (SD-05 type)” at a plant owned by the Suzuki Group in Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture through SkyDrive’s subsidiary Sky Works Inc in October 2023, and have since been cooperating toward start of manufacturing.

On 6 March, a rivet driving ceremony was held to wish for safe operation of the plant, in the presence of all Sky Works employees, along with SkyDrive CEO Tomohiro Fukuzawa, Suzuki President Toshihiro Suzuki, and personnel of both the companies.

In addition to the aircraft to be used at the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, aircraft for sales to customers will be manufactured at this plant.

  • Published On Mar 8, 2024 at 09:35 AM IST

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