SkyDrive and KEPCO Partner to Develop Charging for eVTOLs


SkyDrive and KENPO partner on electric charging infrastructure for eVTOLSkyDrive Inc (” SkyDrive”), a popular Japanese maker of eVTOL airplane, has actually signed up with forces with the Kansai Electric Power Company (” KEPCO”) to establish electrical charging facilities for eVTOLs. These centers will be released in Osaka, Kansai, in preparation for the World EXPO 2025.

SkyDrive, with its vision of leading the movement transformation of our time, is concentrated on developing an inexpensive eVTOL airplane developed for daily mass transport. The business has actually been picked to take part in the “Smart Mobility Expo” Project under the Advanced Air Mobility classification at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, where it will display its “SKYDRIVE” eVTOL airplane. KEPCO, on the other hand, focuses on establishing charging centers for eVTOLs and checking out the setup of electrical power facilities at eVTOL vertiports with a possible entry into the charging facilities sector.

4 SKYDRIVE eVTOL Aircraft in the sky 1 A©SkyDrive In 2022, SkyDrive started a capital and service alliance with KEPCO, which caused collective efforts in investigating and establishing innovative charging centers necessary for the useful combination of eVTOLs into every day life. These centers enable fast charging with high present and voltage, making sure very little turn-around times and cost-efficient operations. Their style supports scalability, helping with more comprehensive international applications.

The preliminary charging centers are set to be set up at the Flight Test Facility by the end of this year to support continuous flight tests. Consequently, another center will be developed at the eVTOL vertiport on Yumeshima Island for the EXPO 2025 Osaka, Kansai.

SkyDrive and KEPCO preserve their dedication to close partnership, intending to effectively present eVTOL innovation in Japan and around the globe.

About SkyDrive Inc.
Founded in July 2018, SkyDrive emerged after years of screening flying automobile ideas and models. Their objective is to lead the movement transformation of our age, making eVTOLs available for everyday transport in Japan and beyond. In 2019, SkyDrive attained the very first crewed eVTOL flight test in Japan, and their eVTOL design, “SKYDRIVE,” remains in the procedure of getting Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) accreditation. SkyDrive is likewise part of the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) job at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, and production of “SKYDRIVE” is set up to begin in the spring of 2024, in partnership with Suzuki Motor Company, their main production partner. SkyDrive’s head offices are positioned in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, and the business is led by CEO Tomohiro Fukuzawa.

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