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Tokyo Motor Show - Level 0

Tokyo's motor show has been cancelled for the first time. This is because of coronavirus. It is difficult for people to have a good experience in a safe environment. Tokyo is under a two-week coronavirus emergency. Japan is worried coronavirus might cancel the Tokyo Olympics in July.

The Tokyo Motor Show started in 1954. It is one of the world's top motor shows. Many car fans go to see it. The show is different from other motor shows because it focuses on design. There are many futuristic cars. We can look at what cars might look like in the future.

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Tokyo Motor Show - Level 1

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.

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Tokyo Motor Show - Level 2

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The Tokyo Motor Show has been cancelled for the first time ever. This is because of an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Japan. The chairperson said: "The Tokyo Motor Show is being cancelled, not delayed. It's difficult to hold the event in a way in which many people will be able to experience the appeal of cars in a safe...environment." Tokyo has been put under a two-week state of emergency to try and reduce COVID-19 cases. Japan is worried about the pandemic because it will host the Tokyo Olympics in July. A lot of Japanese people want to cancel the Olympics.

The Tokyo Motor Show first took place in 1954. It is one of the world's top five motor shows. It attracts many motoring professionals and enthusiasts. The chairperson thought about holding an online show, but decided a physical one would be a better experience. The show is different from other auto shows because it focuses on innovation. There are many concept cars and fewer production cars in the show. We can get a look at what cars might look like in the future. The chairperson said the show works with many industries to see what the future of driving will be like.

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Tokyo Motor Show - Level 3

The Tokyo Motor Show has been cancelled for the first time in its history. The organizers called the show off because of an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Japan. Akio Toyoda, chairperson of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, said: "The Tokyo Motor Show is being cancelled, not delayed. It's difficult to hold the event in a way in which many people will be able to experience the appeal of cars in a safe and secure environment." Tokyo has just been put under a two-week state of emergency to try and reduce the surge in COVID-19. Japan's government is worried about the pandemic because it will host the Tokyo Olympics in July. Many Japanese people want to cancel the Olympics.

The Tokyo Motor Show was first held in 1954. It is one of the world's top five motor shows. It attracted over 1.3 million motoring professionals and enthusiasts in 2019. Mr Toyoda said his team considered holding the show online, but decided a physical, in-person event would be a better experience. The show differs from other auto events around the world because it focuses more on innovation. There are usually more concept cars than actual production cars in the show. This means we can get a look at what cars might look like in the future. Mr Toyoda said: "The Tokyo Motor show collaborates with a number of industries to envision a new future for mobility."

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