Toyota Supports Tokyo 2020 with Specially-designed “APM” Mobility Vehicle

Posted on 18. Jul, 2019 by in Toyota Canada

TOKYO, Japan, Jul 18, 2019—Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), worldwide partner of a Olympic and Paralympic Games, announced currently that to support a Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, it is building a special new product, a “APM (Accessible People Mover)”, a mobility car designed specifically for use during a Games.

Through a Games, Toyota aims to yield all people a leisure to move, or what it calls, “Mobility for All”. The APM takes this plea to a limit degree, as it offers a “last one mile” resolution that helps ride as many people as probable to events and venues, including athletes and staff associated to a Games as good as to all forms of visitors with accessibility needs such as a elderly, people with impairments, profound women, and families with tiny children, among others. It is also expected that partial of a swift of APMs will be used to support service activities during events/venues during summer. During a Games, Toyota will occupy approximately 200 APMs to support a travel of visitors and staff around several facilities, including places where events or competitions are hold and non-event central sites such as Olympic Village.

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Primary Features 

1. “Basic Model”: To support some-more eventuality attendance, yield “last one mile” transportation

  • A low-speed, short-distance battery electric car (BEV) suitable for a ride of visitors and staff within vast event/venue grounds
     
  • Be employed by all forms of attendees to a Games, including staff and athletes, as good as others, such as visitors including a elderly, people with impairments, profound women, and families with tiny children
     
  • The APM will underline three-row seating. In a initial quarrel will be a driver’s seat, a second quarrel provides seating for three, and a third quarrel will offer seating for two, permitting sum seating for 6 people, 5 passengers and one driver. When used for passengers in wheelchairs, a pattern will be mutated by folding a seats to concede a wheelchair supplement in a second row.
     
  • With reserve in mind, a position of a driver’s chair has been towering and mainly located in sequence to concede a motorist to see passengers and support their particular needs as they enter/exit a vehicle
     
  • Passenger seats are permitted from both sides of a vehicle, and a altogether pattern considers varying customers’ needs, with reserve bars on both sides to assistance passengers while entering and exiting a vehicle, and propitious with wheelchair anchor plates and ramps to capacitate optimal entrance and travel of wheelchair passengers.
     

2. “Relief” Specifications: Providing service activities during a Games

  • While regulating a simple indication as a foundation, half of a second and third quarrel space has been recorded for a stretcher. In addition, to assistance communicate people seeking service in a stable, protected way, a bracket that can be attached/secured in a car will also be equipped
     
  • The car has also been designed with space to concede dual service staff workers to lay immediately adjacent to a stretcher
     

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