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Toyota invested 40 million yen to Cartivator Skydrive flying car

Tinuku ~ Toyota has invested 40 million yen to support the development of the Cartivator Skydrive flying car project. Toyota announced support for a group of engineers outside the city of Toyota, central Japan, to catch up with them in a flying car and accelerate the necessary supporting technologies.

Tinuku Toyota invested 40 million yen to Cartivator Skydrive flying car

Toyota has agreed to provide 40 million yen to startup Cartivator to build flying cars and other corporate partners as a principle to support the Skydrive project as quoted from the Nikkei Asian Review.

So far the development of Skydrive uses crowdfunding via the internet. They will use an autonomous aircraft technology with three wheels and four propellers. The protetype has a length of 2.9 meters, width of 1.3 meters and is claimed to be the smallest flying car in the world.

Skydive is expected to reach a flying speed of 100 kilometers per hour while flying at a height of 10 meters above ground level. A team of 30 engineers hopes the protetype will be used to light up the Tokyo Olympic torch by 2020.

Until now flying cars are not yet available in the market, but some companies in the United States, Germany, Netherlands, China, and Japan want to produce as soon as possible. Airbus and Italdesign announced Pop Up flying car concept at the Geneva Motor Show 2017.

Meanwhile AeroMobil 3.0 has announced a commercial flying taxi on the Top Marques Monaco supercar event on April 20 and available pre-orders this year as well. Lilium a startup based in Munich has successfully tested the first electric fly taxis that can be vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) on 21 April.

Kitty Hawk launches prototype flying car in a lake. A start-up based in Silicon Valley backed by Google founder and CEO Alfabet Larry Page began testing a light octocopter prototype over a lake in Northern California as one of the first and plans to start selling vehicles by the end of this year.

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