SkyDrive and KEPCO Partner to Develop Electric Charging Infrastructure for eVTOLs
SkyDrive Inc. (“SkyDrive”), a prominent Japanese manufacturer of eVTOL aircraft, has joined forces with the Kansai Electric Power Company (“KEPCO”) to develop electric charging infrastructure for eVTOLs. These facilities will be deployed in Osaka, Kansai, in preparation for the World EXPO 2025.
SkyDrive, with its vision of leading the mobility revolution of our time, is focused on creating an affordable eVTOL aircraft designed for everyday mass transportation. The company has been chosen to participate in the “Smart Mobility Expo” Project under the Advanced Air Mobility category at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, where it will showcase its “SKYDRIVE” eVTOL aircraft. KEPCO, on the other hand, specializes in developing charging facilities for eVTOLs and exploring the installation of electric power infrastructure at eVTOL vertiports with a potential entry into the charging infrastructure sector.
In 2022, SkyDrive initiated a capital and business alliance with…