Toyota Motor Corporation has announced the launch of C+walk S, a pedestrian mobility-assistance model that aims to improve the mobility of people who have difficulty walking long distances or periods. This marks the second model in Toyota’s C+walk mobility series, following the C+pod, which was launched in 2021. The C+walk S will be available for purchase from Toyota automobile dealers and rental and leasing stores starting from March 20, 2023.
In addition to the launch of the C+walk S, Toyota has also improved its existing models, the C+walk T and C+pod. The C+walk T will go on sale in May 2023, as a model that can operate on sidewalks along public roads. The C+pod has also been improved with better safety features.
Toyota’s C+walk series is part of the company’s efforts to provide mobility options that cater to different stages of life, from the C+pod, which is suitable for short distances, to the C+walk series, which is designed to assist people who have difficulty walking. Toyota aims to create a better mobility society that centers on people and their needs.
The C+walk S is equipped with obstacle detection safety functions to avoid collisions with obstacles or pedestrians ahead. It also has a seating capacity of up to two people, making it suitable for couples or friends who want to enjoy a leisurely stroll together. The vehicle has a range of up to 20 kilometers on a single charge, which is sufficient for most urban travel needs.
Toyota’s mobility options, including the C+walk series, are not only designed for individual use but also have the potential to complement regional transportation. The company aims to explore the potential of using these mobility vehicles to achieve a better mobility society that is more inclusive and accessible.
In summary, Toyota’s launch of the C+walk S and the improvement of its existing models, the C+walk T and C+pod, demonstrate the company’s commitment to creating a better mobility society that caters to people’s needs. The C+walk S, equipped with obstacle detection safety functions, is designed to provide better mobility for people who have difficulty walking long distances. Toyota’s mobility options have the potential to complement regional transportation and contribute to a more inclusive and accessible society.