Tokyo's motor show has been cancelled for the first time ever. This is because of an increase in coronavirus cases in Japan. The Tokyo Motor Show is being cancelled, not delayed. It is difficult to hold the event in a way that people can have a good experience in a safe environment. Tokyo is under a two-week state of emergency. Japan is worried the pandemic might cancel the Tokyo Olympics in July. A lot of Japanese people do not want the Olympics.
The Tokyo Motor Show first took place in 1954. It is one of the world's top motor shows. It attracts many car fans. The show is different from other motor shows because it focuses on design. There are many futuristic cars and fewer production cars in the show. We can look at what cars might look like in the future. The Tokyo Motor Show works with many industries to work on the future of driving.