Toyota's Electric Cars Kick In The 2020 Summer Olympic

Har Devarukhkar - Oct 01, 2019


Toyota's Electric Cars Kick In The 2020 Summer Olympic

The world can learn a lot just seeing how Toyota is preparing for the Summer Olympics in 2020 in Tokyo and what the car brand provides for the Games.

Japan is preparing to host the Summer Olympics 2020 in its capital city – Tokyo. At the same time, Toyota – the Olympics' official transportation partner has made an announcement in which the car brand will provide the games with a complete e-vehicle line-up. The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo and Toyota not only host the games but also want the target level of emissions from any official vehicles at the Paralympic and Olympic Games to be at the lowest.

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Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

The company claims:

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Toyota hydrogen-powered Mirai

There will be about 3,700 vehicles provided for the Summer 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Moreover, the company mentioned that almost 90 percent of the fleet used officially at the Olympic and Paralympic Games will be powered by electricity. Electric vehicles are HEV - Hybrid Electric Vehicles, FCEV - Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, including Battery Electric Vehicles, the Prius PHV, PHEV - Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Mirai powered by hydrogen.

In addition, there will also be a Toyota Concept-i and e-Palette. The company stated:

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Toyota provides EV for Tokyo 2020

Additionally, the company will support the operations at the Summer Olympics with not only the official vehicle fleet but also other vehicles, such as the Fuel Cell Bus “Sora” which is an assistive vehicle helping to transit a great number of passengers and lift them to their seats. “Sora” is also attached with a slope that allows passengers using wheelchairs to enter vehicles like Fuel Cell Forklifts or other vehicles through their back door.

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Toyota Fuel Cell Bus “Sora”

Furthermore, Toyota is hoping to make traveling for the Tokyo Summer Olympics safe for all visitors. With the aim of avoiding the collision, staff transportation at the Games will be provided with vehicles which are commercially available as well as the preventative safety technologies of Toyota like “Lexus Safety System +” and “Toyota Safety Sense.” The car brand claimed:

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