Tokyo Motor Show ends with visitor numbers up
TOKYO, Dec. 1 (Kyodo) — The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show ended Sunday after drawing more visitors than the previous event.
During the 10-day program, 902,800 people visited Tokyo Big Sight, up from around 840,000 in the previous show in 2011, to see 426 cars and two-wheelers displayed by 178 companies from 12 nations.
The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, the event's organizer, said, "We prepared interesting events, such as test-rides, and it contributed to the increase in visitors."
JAMA Chairman Akio Toyoda, also president of Toyota Motor Corp., issued a comment, "We could convey the pleasure of automobiles and the capabilities of Japan's manufacturing both domestically and internationally."