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Suzuki and SkyDrive start production of flying cars

Suzuki e SkyDrive have entered into a production cooperation contract for the production of “SKYDRIVE (type SD-05)” at a Suzuki Group-owned factory in Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture, through subsidiary SkyDriv, and Sky Works Inc. in October 2023, and have since been collaborating to start production of flying cars.

Suzuki and SkyDrive for flying cars

On March 6, a ceremony was held for the laying of the first rivet to wish the safe operation of the plant, in the presence of all the employees of Sky Works, along with SkyDrive CEO Tomohiro Fukuzawa, Suzuki President Toshihiro Suzuki and staff from both companies. In addition to the aircraft that will be used at Expo 2025 in Osaka, Kansai, Japan, this facility will produce aircraft for sale to customers.

Flying cars have sustainability as their goal

This project is part of Suzuki’s initiatives to achieve the carbon neutrality by 2030, thus demonstrating its tangible and concrete commitment to a sustainable future.

Suzuki’s investments

Suzuki’s vision is realized through actions, initiatives and programs that the company implements to pursue its objectives. Among the key projects in which Suzuki is engaged, with significant investments in research and development in different areas, include:

  • electrification
  • biofuels
  • hydrogen
  • batteries and reuse
  • investments and support for start-ups.

Suzuki’s sustainable future

When Suzuki talks about a sustainable future, it does not limit itself to offering a range of modern cars, motorcycles and outboards with low environmental impact. She has been committed to for over 10 years fight climate change. However, by adopting new policies in the field of research and development as well as in production, distribution and marketing, up to the reorganization of the offices.

Suzuki’s sustainable future goal is to combat global warming. Leave future generations a healthy planet to live on. To fully exploit the potential of this green revolution.

Suzuki has defined the Environmental Plan “Suzuki Envroimental Vision 2050”. This is a long-term strategy presented by Toshihiro Suzuki, Presidente di Suzuki Motor February 2021. Within this project, Suzuki exposes a five-year plan (from April 2021 to March 2026) called “Sho-Sho-Kei-Tan-Bi”.

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