Developing Various Businesses by Effectively Using Our Business Resources
By creating the Drive Plaza total support site, “DoRaPuRa,” for expressway customers, we are providing information on a variety of services* on the website and through smartphone apps, letting the public know some handy tips about a diverse range of driving scenes.
* Services include the following:
- Search engine for tolls and driving routes
- Rest area information
- Expressway traffic information
- ETC and driver discount information
- E-NEXCO pass information
- Drive Plaza shopping
- Drive Plaza travel
Searching for Tolls & Driving Routes and Disseminating Traffic Information
In addition to searching for tolls and driving routes, on the drive traffic page we transmit information to support drivers, such as real-time traffic conditions and congestion forecasts.
Dissemination of Area Information
We provide area information including store information at rest areas, events, and campaign information, based on information from local staff. In addition, we also provide a wide variety of information contents, such as local information and scenarios that help promote local tourism.
Drive Plaza App
Due to an increasing number of smartphone users, in addition to its website, we provide users who have the Drive Plaza app the same information offered by the website, such as search engine for tolls and driving routes. Also, the app is equipped with the function transmitting the disaster information and the locations where drivers need to use more caution by push notification, all in order to support customers for a safe and reliable trip.
For our customers who use expressways, we are issuing two types of beneficial and convenient “E-NEXCO pass” credit cards so that they can choose the type of card to be used according to their lifestyle.
NICOS E-NEXCO pass
AEON E-NEXCO pass
By discovering the excellent quality of tourist attractions and hands-on programs in the regions, we plan and create travel packages for drivers with their own cars, rental cars, buses, etc., together with other travel agencies. The planned travel packages are sold on the “Drive Plaza” website.
Geese taking flight and roosting observation
Asset Utilization Business
By utilizing management resources, we run a wide variety of businesses, such as Hibiya parking lot, bicycle parking lots, and parking lots below viaducts, hotels, and truck terminals.
“Hibiya Ride” bicycle parking lot
Parking lots below viaducts
“E-NEXCO Lodge, Sano rest area” hotel
Recyclable Energy Business
We are providing to electric power companies electricity generated from our photovoltaic power plant (mega solar power plant) in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, which enables us to contribute to reducing carbon dioxide emissions and improving energy self-sufficiency rates, aspiring to prevent global warming, to form a recycling-oriented society and to reduce environmental load.