On Saturday, December 3, the first General Public Day, the heads of JAMA member companies will take part in “Opening Parade” and “Talk Session.”
* Opening Parade is canceled due to severe weather.
|Date and time||Saturday, December 3, 9:00-10:00|
|Place||Yume-no-Ohashi (Center Promenade, Ariake and Aomi, Koto-ku)|
|Content||A total of about 50 vehicles to participate (including vehicles not in the market yet); the top executive of each manufacturer is slated to drive the lead car.|
|Participants||Toshiyuki Shiga (Chief Operating Officer, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.)
Akio Toyoda (President and Representative Director, Toyota Motor Corporation)
Takanobu Ito (President & CEO, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.)
Osamu Masuko (President and Representative Director, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation)
Takashi Yamanouchi (Representative Director and Chairman of the Board; President and CEO, Mazda Motor Corporation)
Koichi Ina (President, Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.)
Yasuyuki Yoshinaga (President, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.)
Toshihiro Suzuki (Representative Director and Executive Vice President, Suzuki Motor Corporation)
Yoshio Shirai (President, Member of the Board, Hino Motors, Ltd.)
|Parade vehicle highlights||Approximately 50 vehicles total, including NISSAN GT-R First model (2007), LEXUS LFA Nürburgring Package, Honda Goldwing (2011), Mitsubishi Mirage (first generation model), Mazda CX-5, Daihatsu Copen (2002), Subaru (LEGACY TOURING WAGON EyeSight demo car), Jimny (first generation car), Hino Dutro Hybrid (2011), and other commemorative and historic cars.
|Date and time||Saturday, December 3, 11:00-12:00|
|Place||Stage in the Atrium (West Exhibition Hall)|
|Content||A talk show with top executives of JAMA chair and vice chair companies (Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi, Mazda) who will participate in the opening parade, together with commentator Terry Itou. In addition to sharing personal anecdotes about cars that are memorable to them, they will respond to voiced requests and anticipations of cars collected by the Mimi (ear) Cars.|
The West Hall 3 will be the site of the "Tokyo Motor Show Fashion Shop", a collaboration between the Tokyo Motor Show and the major boutique store chain United Arrows (UA). There will also be a stage, which will be host to events such as talk shows.
T-shirts, with the theme of energizing Japan, produced through a collaboration between Japanese automotive manufacturers and United Arrows will be available exclusively at the show. The proceeds from the sales of these t-shirts will be donated to help assist to recover from the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Isuzu Motors Limited., Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Suzuki Motor Corporation, Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Hino Motors, Ltd., Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Mazda Motor Corporation., Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., UD Trucks Corporation
Fashion products made from discarded automotive components will be available for purchase.
A variety of original and selected items, such as goods for the private space and time one can enjoy within one's car, and sports and outdoor products for enjoying active trips out of the city, will be onsale.
A soapbox derby will be held with the cooperation of the Japan International Soap Box Derby.
In this event, primarily directed at elementary school children, participants will assemble wooden mock cars, and compete in time trials on a 10 meter long course. Parents and children can participate together in mock car construction in this family event, which is aiming to support the healthy growth of children.