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Japan's "Genchari" Mopeds in Crisis ahead of New Emissions Rules

Japan's "Genchari" Mopeds in Crisis ahead of New Emissions Rules

   Tokyo, July 5 (Jiji Press)--Japan's long-beloved moped dubbed "genchari" with an engine of up to 50 cc is now facing the very real threat of going extinct.
   Genchari sales have been faltering following the emergence of new mobility options, such as electric power-assisted bicycles, and due to difficulties for manufacturers to adapt their genchari models to new stricter emissions regulations to be introduced in the country in November next year.

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