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Japan's SkyDrive lands flying car pre-order from South Korea

Delivery of up to 50 cars to aircraft lessor Solyu set for as early as 2026

Japanese startup SkyDrive looks to develop its flying car in time for the  2025 World Expo in Osaka. (Photo courtesy of SkyDrive)

NAGOYA, Japan -- Japanese startup SkyDrive said Friday it has received a pre-order for up to 50 flying cars from a South Korean buyer.

Solyu, a Seoul-based aircraft leasing company, is looking to buy the electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles, with delivery set for 2026 at the earliest. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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