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Suzuki to launch its first ever flying car

The company will start its flight demonstrations soon and after successful functionality and certification, the air taxi service will start as soon as 2025.

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Suzuki motors in collaboration with a tech corporation Sky Drive Japan is to develop its first-ever electric vehicle take-off and touchdown (eVTOL) shipping.

SkyDrive is one of the largest automotive giants in japan and has partnered with Suzuki motors to work on flying car technology. Moreover, the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has also certified the company for its flying automobile business production.

The company has worked on the eVTOL previously and has launched the world’s smallest one-seater electromotive vehicle with aviation technology, measuring only 4 x 4 x 2 meters. The vehicle could only sustain a ten-minute flight, with a speed of 30 mph (50 kph). This experience enabled the company to enhance the development of a flying car that could be certified to operate as an air taxi.

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Focusing on quality

Furthermore, the SD-05 not only has a unique futuristic look but also incorporates eight propellers that can enhance the speed up to 60 mph (100 kph). Similarly, the air taxi has a capacity of carrying more than 1,000 lb. (500kg) as a take-off weight. Likewise, SD-05 being a two-seater can fly longer than thirty minutes and has the potential to operate as an air taxi.

Moreover, the company will start its flight demonstrations soon and after successful functionality and certification, the air taxi service will start as soon as 2025.

Read more: Suzuki invests $1.4 billion for EVs in India, why not Pakistan?

Additionally, this initiative will help grow the country’s economy and enhance the potential of its automobile industry. The collaboration of Suzuki motors with a Japanese tech corporation would also enhance the quality of the local vehicles as high-end Japanese technology would be incorporated into Suzuki motors’ vehicles.

Likewise, this could also help reduce imports of vehicles and promote locally assembled vehicles in the market, enhancing the GDP and GNP of the country.

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