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An employee of Japan's Suzuki Motor introduces its concept car 'Q-Concept' during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

2011 Tokyo Motor Show

Plug-in hybrids, electric, and next-gen green cars are center stage at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show.

An employee of Japan's Suzuki Motor introduces its
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An employee of Japan's Suzuki Motor introduces its concept car 'Q-Concept' during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Toyota Boshoku Co.'s concept vehicle T-Brain is displayed
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Toyota Boshoku Co.'s concept vehicle T-Brain is displayed at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Nissan's pure EV sports car concept,
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Nissan's pure EV sports car concept, "ESFLOW" is displayed at the company's booth during the press briefing at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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A model shows off Jaguar XKR-S at the
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A model shows off Jaguar XKR-S at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

A model displays a concept electric vehicle by
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A model displays a concept electric vehicle by US auto giant General Motors called the "Chevrolet EV-V" (Electric Network-Vehicle) at a press preview at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Journalists look at the BMW i8 concept car
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Journalists look at the BMW i8 concept car at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

A model poses with Porsche's new 911 Carrera
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A model poses with Porsche's new 911 Carrera S (type 991) at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Renault Wind Gordini is on display at the
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Renault Wind Gordini is on display at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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The life-size model of the Cars 2 charactor,
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The life-size model of the Cars 2 charactor, McQueen, is on display at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn introduces the
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Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn introduces the company's "Leaf NISMO concept" vehicle during the press briefing at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Journalists check out Citroen DS5 at the 42nd
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Journalists check out Citroen DS5 at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

The BMW i3 concept (L) and the BMW
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The BMW i3 concept (L) and the BMW i8 concept (R) are on display at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Models show off the concept SUV 'Cross Coupe'
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Models show off the concept SUV 'Cross Coupe' of German's Volkswagen, which is the all-whell-drive plug-in hybrid vehicle, during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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BMW board member responsible for sales and marketing,
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BMW board member responsible for sales and marketing, Ian Robertson (L) and member of board of management Klaus Draeger (R) pose in a photo session with "BMW i8 concept" during the press briefing at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

The MotoGP motorcycle of late Italian rider Marco
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The MotoGP motorcycle of late Italian rider Marco Simoncelli is displayed at the booth of brakes parts maker Nissin at the 42nd Tokyo Motor show in Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors president Osamu Masuko displays
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Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors president Osamu Masuko displays a concept hybrid wagon called "Concept PX-MiEV II" at a press preview at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Models displaythe new Beetle of German automaker Volkswagen
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Models displaythe new Beetle of German automaker Volkswagen during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Yasuyuki Yoshinaga (R), president of Japanese auto maker
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Yasuyuki Yoshinaga (R), president of Japanese auto maker Fuji Heavy Industries, known as the Subaru brand, introduces the company's concept wagon called "Advanced Tourer Concept", which has 1.6-litre turbo charged engine and a station wagon body with gull-wing doors, at a press preview at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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A model displays Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor's
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A model displays Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor's compact hybrid vehicle "Aqua" at a press preview of the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

A model displays the new motorcycle 'Scooter xciting
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A model displays the new motorcycle 'Scooter xciting 400i' of Taiwanese maker Kymco during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

A Toyota Fun-Vii with its whole body can
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A Toyota Fun-Vii with its whole body can be used as a display space is shown in Tokyo Monday, Nov. 28, 2011.

Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Japan's Suzuki Motor, inspects
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Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Japan's Suzuki Motor, inspects the company's concept vehicle called 'Regina' during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Japan's auto maker Daihatsu, Toyota's small car affiliation,
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Japan's auto maker Daihatsu, Toyota's small car affiliation, displays the company's concept model two-seater electric personal mobility vehicle called the "Pico" at a press preview for the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Japan's Suzuki Motor, inspects
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Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Japan's Suzuki Motor, inspects the company's fuel cell motorcycle called 'Burgman' during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

President of Japan's automaker Daihatsu, Toyota's small car
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President of Japan's automaker Daihatsu, Toyota's small car affiliation, Koichi Ina displays the company's concept two-seater open car called "D-X", which has a 660cc turbo charged engine, at a press preview for the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Japan's auto maker Daihatsu, Toyota's small car affiliation,
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Japan's auto maker Daihatsu, Toyota's small car affiliation, displays the company's concept model two-seater electric personal mobility vehicle called the "Pico" at a press preview for the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Japan's auto giant Mazda Motor president Takashi Yamanouchi
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Japan's auto giant Mazda Motor president Takashi Yamanouchi displays the concept mid-sized sedan "Takeru" with an economy efficiency Skyactiv-D diesel engine at a press preview of the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. President Osamu Masuko poses with
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Mitsubishi Motors Corp. President Osamu Masuko poses with concept car "PX MIE2" during the press preview of Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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Nissan Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Carlos
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Nissan Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn stands and pose near the company's concept car "PIVO3" during the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Honda Motor Co. President Takanobu Ito poses for
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Honda Motor Co. President Takanobu Ito poses for photos with the company's concept car "AC-X" at the press conference during the press preview of Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

A visitor snaps Daihatsu Motor Co., concept car
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A visitor snaps Daihatsu Motor Co., concept car "FC SHO CASE" on displays during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

Japan's auto giant Toyota Motor president Akio Toyodaintroduces
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Japan's auto giant Toyota Motor president Akio Toyodaintroduces the new hybrid vehicle "Prius PHV" at the Tokyo Motor Show in Japan. The new plug-in version Prius can cruise 26.4km as an electric vehicle and the vehicle's fuel efficiency is 61km per litter (Nov. 30, 2011).

A model poses by Toray's concept Electric Vehicle
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A model poses by Toray's concept Electric Vehicle (EV) "TEEWAVE AR1" at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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Japan's auto giant Toyota Motor displays the concept
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Japan's auto giant Toyota Motor displays the concept fuel cell vehicle "FCV-R" at a press preview of the Tokyo Motor Show (Nov. 30, 2011).

A video cameraman shoots Daihatsu Motor Co., concept
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A video cameraman shoots Daihatsu Motor Co., concept car "PICO" on display at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

People gather around new models and concept vehicles
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People gather around new models and concept vehicles of auto industries during a press preview of the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo (Nov. 30, 2011).

Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Japan's Suzuki Motor, inspects
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Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Japan's Suzuki Motor, inspects the company's concept vehicle called the 'Q-concept' during the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan. (Nov. 30, 2011).

A model poses by Suzuki Motor Corp.'s concept
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A model poses by Suzuki Motor Corp.'s concept car "Q-Concept" during the press preview of Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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Toyota Boshoku Corp.'s concept vehicle T-Brain is displayed
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Toyota Boshoku Corp.'s concept vehicle T-Brain is displayed during the press preview of Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan (Nov. 30, 2011).

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