On December 19, 2017, Mr. Michinobu Sugata, Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation & President of Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd., Mr. Ninnart Chaithirapinyo, Chairman of Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd., Mr. Keiji Yamamoto, Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation & Executive Vice President of Connected Company join hand with Associate Professor Boonchai Stitmannaithum, D.Eng., Vice President for Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Mr. Pichet Durongkaverote, Minister of Digital Economy and Society and Mr. Teerapong Rodprasert, Vice Minister of Transport to open ceremony an EV car sharing “CU TOYOTA Ha;mo” project at Mahitaladhibesra Buiding, Chulalongkorn University.
Toyota is committed to creating benefits for Thai society since its inception and brings advances in various areas into the country. It has become a leader in innovation and has been successful in producing electric vehicles for people. Toyota sees a great opportunity to develop alternative power transmission systems. Unmanaged the concept of a travel system that integrates all transportation services into the digital world. (mobility-as-a-service)
Ha:mo is a new choice.
As the next generation of transportation systems like Ha:mo, It is a new alternative that will help to connect public transportation to destinations, increase economic value with shared resources, reduce pollution and help travelers use their vehicles as needed. Toyota believes that one way to could be solving the transportation problem is to provide a small electric car that people can use to travel together as free of environmental impact. For this reason, the Ha:mo was born in Japan. (in Toyota City, Tokyo, Okayama and Okinawa), France (in the city of Noblesse) and most recently in Bangkok today. This is the first emerging market that Toyota has adopted this innovation.
Future challenge of the CU TOYOTA Ha:mo
This project is planned to provide "CU TOYOTA Ha:mo" as an open innovation platform to Co-Develop Future Mobility Society increasing social adaptability and personal adaptability for EV and Sharing is crucial to expand EV Sharing in Thai society.
This opportunity will open for interested companies, students, researchers, lecturers and organizations come and participated in the project. That could be helps together and reconsider ideas for project development. The government has a way to expand the transportation network in Bangkok with the project of 10 future BTS to make traveling of people more convenient. In the near future, connecting or connecting public transport or metro will increase the demand. And need systematic management.
For the first phases. It covers Chulalongkorn University on both sides. All 12 parking stations are equipped with 10 charging stations and 33 parking spaces are available to allow users to connect with public transport. MRT Station, BTS Station, Siam Square and National Stadium Station including several bus lines. The target groups of the service are students, lecturers and the general public. Users must be registered online application or apply by yourselves at Ha:mo office, 1st floor, Mahitaladhibesra building. Membership fee is 100 baht will be charged and will return as points. The service is available from Monday to Friday (07:00 – 19:00). The service charge is 30 baht per 20 minutes, then the extra charge is 2 baht per minute and online payment via debit or credit card of all banks. Users can book and pay through mobile applications quickly and easily.
For more information, call center 02-305-6733, www.cutoyotahamo.com and Facebook. "Cutoyotahamo"
Atmosphere of CU TOYOTA Ha:mo Grand Opening Ceremony