The future of mobility in Tokyo

Automotive World investigates the way transportation is changing in Japan’s capital city

Special report: The future of mobility in Tokyo

A metropolis of over 13 million people, Japan’s capital is one of the world’s largest cities. Beyond the headlines – an ageing population, a well-developed public transportation infrastructure and a busy few years ahead in terms of sporting events – the city offers a number of exciting opportunities and challenges to companies involved in new automotive technology and innovative mobility services.

It may be a tech-loving city, but the trick for those who have succeeded with innovative and disruptive Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions elsewhere will be to break into Tokyo, a city that takes a comparatively more conservative view of disruption.

In this report:

  • Executive summary
  • Japan’s capital moves on new tech and old
  • Age and experience shape Tokyo’s mobility future
  • Tokyo 2020 to showcase transportation innovation
  • Ride-sourcing, Tokyo-style: adoption, not disruption
  • Tokyo’s efficiency creates a future mobility challenge
  • Mobility providers explore business models for Tokyo
  • Japan’s automakers prepare for MaaS transportation
  • Special delivery service: Japan Post trials autonomous parcel vans
  • Could neuroscience influence the future of mobility in Tokyo?
  • What will it take to shift mobility in Tokyo from good to great?

Special report: The future of mobility in Tokyofeatures exclusive insight from key automotive industry stakeholders, including:

  • Ascent Robotics
  • Arthur D. Little
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Ducker Worldwide
  • Ipsos
  • J. D. Power
  • Nissan
  • Toyota
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