“The flying car: The official name is called “Flying Cars and landing type non-pilot aircraft”, electrification, fully autonomous autopilot, vertical takeoff and landing is a major feature. As a new movement in the field of mobility, the development of flying cars is progressing in various countries around the world, and the “Public-Private Council for the Air Mobility Revolution” will be held in Japan from 2018, which is expected to lead to taxi services in urban areas, new means of transportation in remote islands and mountainous areas, and emergency transportation in the event of a disaster. In the future, Road Mapp (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) has been established for the start of business in 2023 and full-scale dissemination in 2030.”
SkyDrive,World debut SkyDrive Manned Flight by SD-03 in the summer 2020 Full Version
SkyDrive Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director, Tokihiro Fukuzawa, “SkyDrive”), which develops “Flying Cars” and industrial drones specialized in heavy goods, announced that it has raised 3.9 billion yen in the Series B round through a third-party allocation of capital to 10 companies, including Nippon Policy Investment Bank, Inc.
10 companies to be funded in Series B ( in no
– Investment Bank of Japan, ITOCHU Corporation, ITOCHU Technology Ventures Co., Ltd. – Additional investment following Series A –
Innovation Partners LLC –
Corporation – Environmental Energy Investment Co., Ltd. – Additional investment following Series A – FIVE Co., Ltd. – Additional investment following Series A – NEC Corporation (NEC)
, VeriServ Co., Ltd. Sumitomo Mitsui Finance & Lease Co., Ltd.
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