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2015 Tokyo Motor Show: 60th anniversary parade to commence, 70 cars will participate to represent each generation

Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association announced that they will conduct the Tokyo Motor Show 60th Anniversary Parade on October 24, a week before the kickoff of the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.

The first automobile show was held in Hibiya Park, Tokyo in 1954, and the succeeding venues were in Korakuen Velodrome, Harumi International Fairgrounds, and Makuhari Messe in Chiba. Now, it took part in the history of Tokyo Big Sight, as the Tokyo Motor Show welcomed its 60th anniversary last 2014 and celebrates it up to this year.

On the 60th anniversary parade, a total of 70 automobiles, commercial vehicles and motorcycles will represent each generation, starting from the 1950’s. Beginning with the participating top management from each companies who are members of JAMA, the parade will start at the Ginza Miyuki-dori, which is near Hibiya Park where the first Tokyo Motor Show began. From that, they will go around Nihonbashi and Ginza. Aside from that, some cars that will participate in the parade are set to be exhibited in pedestrian zones within the vicinity of Hibiya Chanter.

Moreover, further details about the participants and parade cars will be announced on October 1, 2015.

(Translated by Claire Marie Sausora)