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The mayor of Japan's Tsukuba City, Kenichi Ichihara , and Toyota... News PhotoFinance,Horizontal,Ibaraki Prefecture,Japan,Mayor,Mito - Ibaraki,Occupation,Riding,Road,Robot,Suburb,Tokyo - Japan,Town Hall,Toyota,Transportation,Tsukuba - Ibaraki,WingletPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe mayor of Japan's Tsukuba City, Kenichi Ichihara (front L), and Toyota Motor partner robot director Akifumi Tamaoki (2nd L) ride with city hall employees on Toyota's transport assistance robot, called the 'Winglet', as they cross a road in Tsukuba City, suburban Tokyo on July 23, 2013. Toyota and Tsukuba City started to field test the next generation of 'personal mobility robot' on the public thoroughfare, with trial runs scheduled until 2016. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)