Planes, Trains and Automobiles Showcase Japan Innovation Push

  • Abe plans to ramp up innovation ahead of 2020 Olympics
  • Rivals in China, South Korea are paving the way in R&D

An East Japan Railway Co. E5 series Shinkansen bullet train stands on the platform at Tokyo Station.

Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Japan is looking to reboot.

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