Tokyo Motor Show 2017: Commercial vehicle exhibits (Part 1)

EV trucks from Mitsubishi Fuso and Isuzu

2017/12/27

Summary

The theme of the Tokyo Motor Show 2017 (October 25th to November 5th 2017, at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center) was "Beyond the Motor," aiming to "become an event that focuses on the broadly extended functional value and enjoyment of automobiles, attracting and integrating globally leading-edge knowledge and transcending industry borders to spawn new innovation and business" (management office). 771,200 visitors attended the show, which represents a slight decrease in attendance to 94.9% compared to last year's previous show.

(Left) The show's logo poster was in black and white, perhaps designed considering the 2020 Tokyo Olympics logo.
(Right) The newly added East 7 wing and its adjacent east gate.

 

153 companies and organizations, including 34 domestic and foreign OEMs, and 27 brands held exhibitions at the show. 380 vehicles, including world premiere and Japan premiere vehicles were exhibited. As for commercial vehicles, 6 heavy-duty truck manufacturers, and 11 body manufacturers (excluding light vehicle manufacturers) held exhibitions.

 

This report cover the contents of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus, which unveiled its concept truck as a world premiere, as well as the Isuzu exhibition. Mitsubishi Fuso exhibited its EV heavy-duty truck, Vision ONE, while Isuzu showcased a light-duty EV refrigerator truck based on the Elf, and its future light-duty delivery vehicle, the FD-SI.

See the following report for the contents of UD Trucks, Scania, Hino, and Toyota exhibits.
Tokyo Motor Show 2017: Commercial vehicle exhibits (Part 2) (Dec. 2017)

 

Tokyo Motor Show 2017 Related reports:
Toyota unveils numerous concept vehicles (Nov. 2017)
Exhibits from Nissan, Honda, and Mitsubishi (Dec. 2017)
Mazda, Suzuki, Subaru, and Daihatsu's exhibitions (Dec. 2017)
Exhibitions from Bosch, Denso, Aisin, and Mitsubishi Electric (Nov. 2017)
EV systems and other electrification technologies (Dec. 2017)
Plastics utilized for autonomous driving and electric vehicle components(Dec. 2017)