MLIT (Ministry of transport)

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Pokémon GO

Japan Ministry Of Land, Infrastructure And Transport Send Request To Pokémon GO Developers

“We have received reports that a man entered the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway while playing Pokémon GO. We have received word from expressway companies that they have sent requests to the game’s developer that characters appearing in the game be removed from expressways, and we the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport make the same request to the developer as of today.”
Taxi

Tokyo to experiment with setting taxi starting fares at 410 yen from August 5

The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism announced that it will experiment with dropping taxi starting fare to 410 yen at four locations in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area from August 5 to September 15.
Suzuki's Chairman Osamu Suzuki and President Toshihiro Suzuki to hold a press conference regarding the automaker's improper fuel economy measurement (photo taken on May 31)

Suzuki to hold press conference to address improper fuel economy measurement

Suzuki Motor Corporation’s Chairman Osamu Suzuki and President Toshihiro Suzuki will be holding a press conference from 5:30pm at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) regarding the issues surrounding the improper estimation of their fuel economy data.
Describing the illegal operation of Mitsubishi Motors officers (26 and left Nakao Tero Vice President and President, Tetsuro Aikawa Noticeboards for shop, the following executive officers)

It was fuel consumption high goal over rival Mitsubishi Motors fuel fraud

Manipulation of the Aikawa Tetsuro, President of Mitsubishi Motors 26 afternoon, went to the Ministry of land, infrastructure and transport, well mimic the fuel efficiency in the examination of the designation process was reported

Late-night and early-morning buses to Haneda to continue in 2016

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Travel and Tourism announced that it will continue running its late-night and early-morning bus service for Tokyo's Haneda Airport in 2016.
WLTP Overview

Japan's METI and MLIT to Incorporate New Standards into Fuel Efficiency Testing of Passenger Vehicles

In a joint meeting of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation (MLIT), plans were finalized for incorporating the WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedures for mileage and emissions) into Japan's laws governing mileage testing for passenger vehicles.
Direct connection of Narita International Airport and tourist attractions through an express bus

From Narita Airport to tourist attractions, express bus that connects to Nikko, Niigata, Toyama, & Kanazawa

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) announced that they will open an express bus route that directly connects Narita International Airport, where many low-cost carriers (LCC) arrive and depart, to Nikko, Niigata, Toyama, and Kanazawa, and maintain tourist attraction environments for foreign tourists visiting in Japan by providing multilingual bus ticket reservations and settlements and the like.
The popularization of Uber ride sharing service in USA is ongoing

We're conducting rigid, deliberate examinations on ride sharing, says Minister Ishii

At the interview after the cabinet meeting on February 2016, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi mentioned regarding the ride sharing services proposed by Japan Association of New Economy (JANE). "We have to make rigid, deliberate examinations for this matter."
Developing safety standards for fuel-cell motorcycles (reference image)

MLIT formulates basic safety standards for world's first fuel-cell motorcycle

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) presented their formulated safety standards for the world's first fuel-cell motorcycle.
A sample of an improved road sign, which is easier for foreigners to understand

MLIT to improve road signs in Tokyo so that foreigners can easily understand

Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) has been implementing the improvement of road signs within Tokyo in order to provide a comprehensible guide for various visitors, particularly foreign tourists, in preparation for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Ota, minister of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism

Supply system for Takata Airbags will be guided, says Minister Ota

During the Cabinet Press Conference on December 16, Akihiro Ota, minister of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism, presented the idea of leading the supply system for the inflators associated with the recall caused by the Takata airbag problem.
Fuel cell vehicle

Toyota Mirai Release: First to meet new requirements and ready for export

On November 18, Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism announced that the new Toyota Mirai FCV meets the specification requirements of Article 75 of the Road Trucking Vehicle Act. This means that fuel cell vehicles are now allowed to be mass produced.
The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced the best 10 passenger cars for 2013 in terms of fuel consumption.

Aqua and Alto top Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport's 2013 best 10 fuel consumption list

The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced the best 10 passenger cars for 2013 in terms of fuel consumption.
24, Holds a briefing cause failures that occurred in the Outlander PHEV batteries

Mitsubishi announce further details of their Outlander PHEV recall

Mitsubishi Motors announced the results of their investigation into the cause of the malfunction in the lithium ion drive battery in the Outlander PHEV on the 24th. They concluded that the cause was the inspection process on their supplier's battery cell assembly line that was introduced in December 2012.
"All your industrial support policies and deregulation, do everything to economic recovery." OTA Akihiro Nakayama (-7, Chiyoda-ku, )

MLIT Head Ota says, "We will go all out for economic recovery through industrial aid and deregulation."

MLIT chief Akihiro Ota said, "We will go all out for economic recovery through industrial aid and deregulation." at the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association's New Year reception on the 7th.
Effects of ultra compact mobility

[Interview] "build a mechanism conducive to newcomers, ultra compact mobility". Diplomatic relations department Road Bureau personnel

6/2012, Ministry of land, infrastructure and transport said in guidelines for the introduction of ultra compact mobility, which seeks public comments on as well as to publicize the certification examination in December That system promulgation and enforcement have scheduled next January
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