JSAE Exposition 2018: Exhibits of 6 automakers

Honda N-BOX with lightweight and highly-rigid body, Mazda's SKYACTIVE-VEHICLE ARCHITECTURE, etc.



The new Forester from Subaru to be launched in the summer of 2018 in Japan (exhibited vehicle was a US spec model)

This report presents a summary of the exhibits of 6 passenger car automakers (Honda, Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru, Mitsubishi, and Daihatsu) during the 27th Automotive Engineering Exposition 2018 Yokohama” (Sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc., held at the PACIFICO Yokohama from May 23-25, 2018)

The following new car models launched in Japan (or scheduled to be launched) since 2017 were exhibited: Suzuki Spacia, Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Daihatsu Mira e:S. Each carmaker showcased its own innovative technologies at the exhibition. Honda exhibited its new N-BOX (launched in September 2017) with a lightweight and highly-rigid body, and Suzuki exhibited color instrument panels made from paint-less molded-in parts.

Mazda introduced its SKYACTIVE-VEHICLE ARCHITECTURE next-generation vehicle structure technology adopted for the second-generation SKYACTIVE to be rolled out from 2019. Daihatsu introduced 3D printer sand molding technology and a cylinder head sample made using the technology.

Related report:
 JSAE Exposition 2018: Toyota and Nissan Exhibits (June 2018)



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