TOKYO – Given Japan’s expensive gasoline and high population density, it is no surprise to see Toyota Motor Corp. focus on minivehicles and fuel-cell and hybrid-powered models at the 37 th Tokyo Motor Show. Most provocative is the pod-like PM single-person vehicle. Featuring drive-by-wire technology, PM’s wheelbase extends and contracts for driving and entry-exit mode, respectively. The cabin is upright when the driver is getting in or out of the vehicle, and the rear wheels turn ...

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