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Japanese Auto Company Creates A Car Made Up Of 90% Plastic

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Quite often, scientific breakthroughs from Japan are tantalizing. Sometimes they come so close to being unbelievable that you almost want to see it, feel it and even touch it to believe it. From groundbreaking healthcare machinery to robotic inventions, Japanese put their minds to quite some good use resulting in enviable solutions.

It thus happens that when news of a plastic car made in Japan hit the headlines in October 2018, it was mouthwatering. But what exactly is this car made of?

The sleek looking brief car developed by scientists from the University of Tokio is said to contain 90% plastic material. It, therefore, becomes 40% lighter than an average car of its size. In return, the car is more energy efficient aligning it well with the ambitious electrification process.

The exploration of different approaches in the auto industry as demonstrated by Japan presents a world of new possibilities. At a time when the automotive industry is undergoing overwhelming dynamics, innovations such as these are much welcome for testing and possible commercialization.

Japan is undoubtedly a leader in automotive research and development and has several projects lined for the future. At the 2020 Olympic Games slated to take place in Tokyo, Japan will launch its first driver-less car, with an aim to commercialize it by 2022. The choice of the Olympic season for the launch of the car means that the country is aiming at getting maximum attention from the project

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