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Wednesday, 21st October 2009
In Events In Japan,

Motor show to kick off in Tokyo

The 41st Tokyo Motor Show is set to open its doors to the public this week (October 24th), with this year's event centred on an eco-driving theme.

Among the new cars on show at the event will be the CR-Z Concept from Honda, which is a hybrid model that adds to the Insight and Civic hybrids that the Japanese manufacturer produces.

The show will be held at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba City and is expected to attract around 107 companies from the world of cars and motorbikes, including Suzuki, Honda, Mazda, Toyota, Nissan, Kymco and Harley Davidson.

It is sponsored by a number of Japanese technology firms including Panasonic, Hitachi and Nikon.

Members of the public can attend the show from October 24th to November 4th. The official opening ceremony of the motor show will be held on October 23rd.

During the event, the award for Car of the Year Japan will be given out.

Written by Mark Smith.

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