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Worldwide Olympic Partner Toyota begins delivery of vehicles to support Paris 2024

International Olympic Committee

1 March 2024 – Toyota, the Worldwide Mobility Partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has delivered the first vehicles for the official fleet that will support the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024.

In total, Toyota will provide a fleet of more than 2,650 electrified vehicles and 700 electric last-mile mobility solutions for the Games, highlighting its commitment to making Paris 2024 an innovative showcase of inclusive and sustainable mobility.

An official handover ceremony for the first cars took place in front of the headquarters of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee, with Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet receiving the keys to the vehicles from Yoshihiro Nakata, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe.

“At Toyota, we are delighted to embark on this journey with Paris 2024, exemplifying our commitment to pioneering sustainable mobility solutions,” said Nakata. “Our multi-path strategy to carbon neutrality, combining different electrified vehicles, is at the core of the Toyota fleet to be made available to the Olympic and Paralympic family at Paris 2024. Toyota will bring a 100 per cent electrified passenger vehicle fleet to Paris, in line with our commitment to reduce carbon emissions.”

We are proud to see how our partner Toyota is committed to delivering support to our sustainability efforts at the Olympic Games. Together, we are driving innovation and promoting excellence both on and off the field of play, leaving a positive legacy for generations to come.”

Anne-Sophie Voumard – Managing Director of IOC Television & Marketing Services

Mobility for All

Toyota’s inclusive electric mobility products will be integral to transporting people throughout the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, ensuring that athletes, officials, volunteers and spectators can all move around freely, sustainably and safely.

These solutions include 250 Accessible People Movers (APMs), which have been redesigned for Paris 2024, with the European-built model set to support the transportation of athletes, visitors and staff around various facilities, including competition venues and the Olympic and Paralympic Village.

These low-speed, short-distance battery electric vehicles are the latest illustration of Toyota’s “Mobility for All” vision and are designed to offer last-mile service and to transport people with accessibility needs.

In addition, Toyota has unveiled a wheelchair e-puller for the Games, which converts a classic mechanical wheelchair into a battery-powered electric mobility solution, giving more freedom of movement to wheelchair users, while it has also provided its innovative C+Walk S mobility scooters to Paris 2024 employees with disabilities, enabling them to move freely around the Organising Committee’s headquarters.

Working with Toyota as the global mobility partner of the Paris 2024 Games enables us to advance towards a more accessible and inclusive mobility. And a more responsible one too, as we focus on our goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in every aspect of the Paris 2024 Games.”

Tony Estanguet – Paris 2024 President

“Moreover, providing inclusive last-mile solutions for our staff with disabilities, like the C+Walk, exemplifies Toyota’s commitment to ‘Mobility for All’. I want to thank Toyota for their commitment to sharing our ambitions and bringing them to life,” said Estanguet.

KINTO car sharing supporting sustainability goals

In addition to providing the official fleet vehicles for Paris 2024, Toyota has also been supporting Paris 2024 staff with its innovative KINTO Share car-sharing service since September 2023.

This flexible mobility service enables staff to access vehicles as needed, helping to promote sustainability and accessibility, with the high usage rate and positive feedback from Paris 2024 employees highlighting the effectiveness and value of the KINTO Share service for the Organising Committee.

“The Toyota KINTO car-sharing services for our employees are an integral part of supporting our sustainability goals,” added Estanguet. “This enables our employees to move around more sustainably and safely during the preparations for the Games, setting a high standard for mobility excellence during Paris 2024.”

Start Your Impossible

Toyota’s mobility solutions for Paris 2024 align with its overarching “Start Your Impossible” initiative, which aims to inspire its employees, partners and customers, and connect them with the company’s core beliefs. This includes its commitment to supporting the creation of a more inclusive and sustainable society in which everyone can “challenge their impossible”, and the company’s goal to provide freedom of mobility for all.

In collaboration with the IOC, the IPC and the Paris 2024 Organising Committee, Toyota is committed to making Paris 2024 the most innovative showcase of inclusive and sustainable mobility to date.

Toyota joined The Olympic Partner programme in 2015, becoming the first-ever mobility partner of the Olympic Movement. The company works with Organising Committees to provide sustainable mobility solutions for the Games, while also delivering a mobility legacy in the host cities and countries.


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