Co., Ltd. Electric kickboard sharing service “LUUP” held a test ride for visitors at a music event organized by Kita Ward

Luup Inc. Electric kickboard sharing service “LUUP” held a test ride for visitors at a music event organized by Kita Ward At “ASUKAYAMA MUSIC FES Otonaki Falls VOL.2” held in Asukayama Park …………………………………………………………………………………………… Luup Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, President: Daiki Okai, hereinafter Luup) is the Tokyo Kita-ku Tourism Association (location: Kita-ku, Tokyo, representative: Kotaro Omae) “ASUKAYAMA MUSIC FES Otonaki Falls VOL.2” held at Multipurpose Plaza in Asukayama Park on September 7, 2019 (Saturday) by “Oji music lounge” (location: Kita-ku, Tokyo, representative: Yohei Kobayashi) ”, A special booth for electric kickboards was set up and a test ride event was held for event visitors.
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▲ People visiting the event experiencing an electric kickboard * This is running on the ward land. In addition, the electric kickboard falls under the law and corresponds to a motorbike. On public roads, it is necessary to comply with laws and regulations such as wearing helmets. Luup realizes a society where users can ride electric micromobility from any place at any time by providing future sharing of electric micromobility sharing business “LUUP” including electric kickboard In this way, we aim to improve the convenience of transportation in daily life and sightseeing. Electric kickboards are spreading all over the world, and among the countries that are members of the G20, services have already begun outside Japan, the UK, and China. However, in order to implement safely as a new means of transportation in Japan, it is necessary to carefully verify the needs of micromobility such as electric kickboards and the conditions for safe and secure use. “ASUKAYAMA MUSIC FES Otone Falls VOL.2”, which will be conducted this time, is a music event rooted in the Kita Ward area of ​​Tokyo, jointly conducted by the Kita Ward Tourist Association and Tokyo Guesthouse Oji music lounge. This test-ride event was conducted with the objective of collecting usage needs at the event and verifying safety, toward the social implementation of electric kickboards. On the day, visitors tried the electric kickboard for the first time, “I want to be able to ride on public roads because it is quite interesting,” “It was very convenient for the first time. The voice was sent. The following comments were also received from the former Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Mr. Akihiro Ota, member of the House of Representatives and Mr. Osamoto Osamoto Comments from former Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Akihiro Ota I also took a test ride at an electric kickboard experience held at Asukayama Park. I felt it was quite effective for future city planning and public transportation in compact cities. Comments from Senator Okamoto I felt that the expansion of new services such as LUUP’s electric micromobility would revitalize Kita Ward and improve transportation convenience for residents. We hope that the service will be deployed after repeated verification experiments and confirming safety. Overview of the test ride experience at “ ASUKAYAMA MUSIC FES Otonotaki Vol.2 ” ・ Contents: “LUUP” electric kickboard test ride ・ Venue: Asukayama Park Multipurpose Square (Kita-ku, Tokyo) ・ Period: September 7, 2019 (Sat) 11: 00 ~ 15: 00 ・ Target: ASUKAYAMA MUSIC FES Otonakitaki Vol.2 visitors ・ Price: Free ・ Test drive conditions: Height 120cm or over, age 16 and over, those wearing flat shoes, those who are not injured, those who are not drinking, etc.
[Outline of electric kickboard]
Electric kickboards are small electric vehicles that are popular overseas. The feature is that if you kick the ground 2 or 3 times and proceed, you can drive with a simple handle operation. In addition, unlike a bicycle, there is no need to straddle or plow, so anyone can ride safely and easily. The maximum speed is about 20km / h.
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▲ Image of electric kickboard used
[About Luup Co., Ltd.]
It is a venture company established in 2018 that develops electric micromobility sharing business “LUUP” including electric kickboard. Realizing a society where people can ride an electric kickboard from any place and at any time, improving the convenience of local residents for transportation and sightseeing, and contributing to the value of local real estate and stores The ・ Location: 2-6-6 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo ・ Representative: Daiki Okai ・ Founding: July 2018 ・ URL: luup.sc/ Recent efforts for social implementation of “LUUP”: ・ April 18, 2019: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture, Tama City, Tokyo, Yokose Town, Saitama Prefecture, the only domestic cooperation agreement signed ・ May 28, 2019: Established “Micromobility Promotion Council” to promote social implementation of micromobility mainly by multiple mobility providers ・ June 22, 2019: Conducted the first demonstration experiment in which a general park user test-drives an electric kickboard at Tama Chuo Park in Tama City, Tokyo ・ From July 1, 2019: Started demonstration experiment of an electric kickboard for visitors at Hamamatsu Fruit Park Tokinojo, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture ・ July 3, 2019: Announcing the new LUUP aircraft and low-speed electric wheelchair at the mobility test ride for the elderly sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ・ July 15, 2019: Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance establishes insurance system for electric kickboard ・ July 27, 2019: Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture selected for the “Full Demonstration Test Support Project” and conducted an electric kickboard demonstration experiment on July 27 in Chuo Park, Fukuyama City ・ August 19, 2019: In collaboration with Tohoku University Center for Future Science and Technology (NICHe), we will conduct a demonstration experiment on the new Aobayama Campus of Tohoku University to study the latest power supply system
● Luup Co., Ltd. President Daiki Okai Profile
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Graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Agriculture. After graduation, he joined a strategic consulting firm. Later, Luup Co., Ltd. was founded and started a caregiver version Uber business where housewives and ex-caregivers help with home care activities at the spot, but the current transportation infrastructure in Japan is not suitable for CtoC. Withdrawal. After that, as a necessary transportation infrastructure for Japan in the future, we started sharing business of electric micromobility including electric kickboard. In April 2019, a partnership agreement was concluded with five local governments: Hamamatsu City, Nara City, Yokkaichi City, Tama City, and Yokose Town. In May, he established the Micromobility Promotion Council led by major domestic electric kickboard operators and assumed the position of chairman. In June, he was selected as a special student for the startup support program “J-Startup2019” sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Tokyo Kita Ward Tourism Association and Tokyo Guesthouse Oji music lounge (Guesthouse in Oji Kita Ward) will launch “ASUKAYAMA MUSIC FES Otonaki Falls VOL.2” on Asukayama Park and Multipurpose Square on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Held. The event provided live music on the outdoor stage, meals centered on meat dishes entitled “Kita Ward Meat Festival”, and an electric kickboard test ride experience.
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