Japanese manufacturers aim to apply technology to commercial vehicles to participate in EV races. Yamaha Motor plans to develop key components such as motors for cars in the international race "Formula E" Nissan is already participating in Formula E, and Honda will return to the F1 auto race in 2026, supplying power units that combine engines and motors.

Toyota Motor Corporation is participating in an endurance race with a hydrogen engine vehicle, and each company aims to advance technological development through the race and apply it to commercially available vehicles.