43rd Tokyo Motor Show coming soon

43rd Tokyo Motor Show coming soon

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association will hold the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 from Friday, November 22 through to Sunday, December 1, 2013 (General Public Days begin Saturday, November 23) at Tokyo Big Sight in Ariake, Koto-ku.

This will be the second show held in Tokyo since it was moved back for the first time in 24 years with the previous 42nd Show in 2011.

The theme of the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 is "Compete! And shape a new future." This will be a comprehensive show, exhibiting passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, Carrozzeria, vehicle bodies, parts, machinery and tools, automobile-related services, as well as SMART MOBILITY CITY 2013.

A total of 177 exhibitors / 180 brands (38,239 m2 of exhibition space) from 12 countries will participate. All 14 Japanese automobile manufacturers and 15 brands will exhibit, as well as 18 foreign manufacturers and 20 foreign brands. In the Passenger Cars category, Volvo Car of Sweden returns to the Tokyo Motor Show and Tesla Motors of the US will exhibit for the first time.

The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 will execute various initiatives for a 16-day long "Motor Week" centered on cars and motorcycles to generate excitement for the overall Odaiba area. The show aims to attract as many visitors as possible to surpass the previous 42nd show attendance of 842,600 visitors.

Green and fuel efficient cars will play an important role in this year's Tokyo Motor Show. Watch this space for more detailed information about interesting green models.

John Ironmonger

Author:John Ironmonger
Date Updated:14th Nov 2013

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