• Kyodo


Race car producer Tajima Motor Corp. has unveiled to the press a prototype floating shelter made of fiber-reinforced plastic that can accommodate up to 20 people in the event of tsunami.

The company said it plans to begin marketing the shelter, measuring 2 meters wide and high and 6 meters long, for around ¥3.5 million later this year after adding the final touches. The presentation was made Thursday at the Shizuoka Prefectural Government building.

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