The 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011
-Outline Finalized for "Tour of the Tokyo Motor Show"
Guided by Automotive Journalists-

  • JNL-2011-36
  • October 25, 2011

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (Chairman: Toshiyuki Shiga) has finalized an outline of tours for the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show with the cooperation of Automobile Journalists Association of Japan (AJAJ, Chairman: Yasuo Kusakabe). Members of AJAJ will serve as guides on these tours, which target general public visitors.
AJAJ member journalists will serve as guides and introduce the appeal of cars from an expert perspective. Participants can select among tours for beginners or for car-lovers.

Tour dates December 5 (Mon) – 9 (Fri) (Five days)
Four sessions / day (9:30-11:30, 12:00-14:00, 14:30-16:30, 17:00-19:00)
Please be noted that all the program is conducted only in Japanese.
How to participate Access the "e-tix online ticket service" on the Tokyo Motor Show official website (Japanese site) (

Admission Ticket with Guided Tour Participation Voucher
2,000 yen (including consumption tax)
From October 25 (Tue) until sold out
Number of participants 1,000 total
10 participants per group, to be accompanied by two to three journalists (tentative)
Tour Types (1)Beginner Course
For those who are visiting the Tokyo Motor Show for the first time and don't know where to begin, as well as those who like cars but don't have technical knowledge.

(2)Car-Lover Course
For those who want to know in-depth information about cars and the Tokyo Motor Show, such as those who regularly read automotive magazines or who have a discerning eye for cars.
Journalists scheduled
to participate
Yuko Iida, Makiteru Ishikawa, Yoshio Ishikawa, Goro Okazaki, Hideaki Kataoka, Manabu Kawaguchi, Yumi Kawabata, Yasuo Kusakabe, Yasutaka Gomi, Kiyoshi Komoda, Kumi Sato, Yasuhisa Shimashita, Kazuo Shimizu, Kei Takeoka, Takahito Nakamura, Jun Nishikawa, Naoto Nishimura, Tomoko Fujishima, Etsuro Fushiki, Hiroshi Matsushita, Akiko Marumo, Youichi Morohoshi, Yumi Yoshida and more

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