Toyota has spent the last five years as the “Worldwide Mobility Partner” of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. So far, that’s equated to little more than providing some cars at the events—and making a big PR push. But in Tokyo at the 2020 Olympics, Toyota has bigger plans. The carmaker is providing approximately 3,700 vehicles for the event, many of which have never been released in public before, and 90% of them are electric. This fleet of vehicles varies wildly in scale and purpose, from small buses to personal scooters to robots that save you a trip altogether—and even help retrieve javelins from the field during track events.
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