Electric vehicles for the 2020 Olympics

Tuesday 27th August 2019 - 17:48

 Electric vehicles for the 2020 Olympics


The Olympics and Paralympics are coming to Tokyo next year, and official fleet provider Toyota is planning a massive deployment of battery-electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles.

The automaker says it will provide “3,700 mobility products and/or vehicles” for the Olympics, 90 percent of which will be “electrified.”

That can mean either battery-electric, hydrogen-powered, or even gas-electric hybrid. Of the 3,700 vehicles, 850 will be battery-electric and 500 will be fuel-cell electric.

The vehicles come in all shapes and sizes: cars, buses, shuttles, scooters, mopeds... and many others.