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For decades, the Tokyo Motor Show was the premier show in Asia.

But with the rise of China as one of the world’s largest auto markets, the spotlight has been shifting towards shows in the Middle Kingdom. In reaction to this shift, Tokyo has turned itself into a techno-centric show with a focus on the future of mobility.

In addition, the Tokyo Motor Show shows off the latest offerings from Japan’s numerous manufacturers and their pint-sized “kei” cars offerings, which are indigenous to the country.

The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show opens to the public on October 28 and will run until November 5.

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As the main showcase for the Japanese auto industry, the country’s most prominent car makers came out in force. Leading the way was Toyota. The company debuted its vision for a smart car of the future called the Concept i.

Closer to the production end of the development spectrum is the Toyota TJ Cruiser. It’s a subcompact crossover that could make it to showrooms one day.

And then there’s the Toyota GR HV Sports Concept. It’s a hybrid sports car based on the current Toyota 86.

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