Japan startup SkyDrive aims for flying taxi service at 2025 World Expo

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While flying cars may seem like a futuristic fantasy from science fiction movies, a startup in Japan is aiming to offer people rides in such vehicles in about four years' time at the World Exposition in Osaka. SkyDrive Inc., a developer of flying cars founded only three years ago, demonstrated the country's first public test flight of a manned vehicle in August last year, and hopes to introduce such mobility as an option that has advantages over existing modes of transport. "Our mission is to drive a once-in-a-century mobility revolution," CEO Tomohiro Fukuzawa said Wednesday in a press confer...

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