2017 Honda Civic Wins Kelley Blue Book “best Auto Tech” Award

2017 Honda Civic Wins Kelley Blue Book “Best Auto Tech” AwardThe 2017 Honda Civic was awarded the 2017 Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech Award by the expert team of editors and evaluators at KBB.com. The Civic's available touchscreen Display Audio interface, featuring Apple CarPlay™1 and Android Auto™2 compatibility, and Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver assistive technologies were prominent in helping the model win the award that honors the vehicle with the most advanced infotainment, convenience and active safety features at a great value to car buyers.

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Wins Eyeson Design Award For Best Concept Vehicle

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 wins EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept VehicleVmotion 2.0, a concept vehicle showcasing Nissan’s new sedan design direction, is the winner of the 2017 EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle. The concept vehicle also received the award for Best Innovative Use of Color, Graphics and Materials. The announcement was made Tuesday at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) EyesOn Design Awards ceremony, just a day after the vehicle’s global debut.

2017 Honda Ridgeline Wins "north American Truck Of The Year" Award

2017 Honda Ridgeline Wins "North American Truck of the Year" AwardThe completely redesigned and reengineered 2017 Honda Ridgeline has been named the 2017 North American Truck of the Year (NATOTY) northamericancaroftheyear.org. Launched in June 2016, the 2017 Ridgeline includes a host of industry-exclusive standard and available features including unibody construction, a Dual Action Tailgate, In-Bed Trunk®, a scratch- and dent-resistant composite truck bed and the world's first Truck Bed Audio System.

Onsen In Matsue Wins Top Award For Once-deserted Hot Spring Town

Onsen in Matsue wins top award for once-deserted hot spring townTamatsukuri Onsen hot spring here has won the Environment Minister’s Prize, the top honor at a major new national hot springs awards ceremony, in recognition of its remarkable success in reversing this resort town’s decline.
The onsen was commended for attracting a new influx of visitors with its promise of “beautiful skin.”

Nishino Kana Wins '58th Japan Record Award'

Nishino Kana wins '58th Japan Record Award'The winner and "Best New Artist" of the '58th Japan Record Award' have been announced!
Out of 10 songs, this year's grand prix went to Nishino Kana's "Anata no Suki na Tokoro". On her first time winning the 'Japan Record Award', Nishino commented, "I don't have any words to say. I have goosebumps... I am full of gratitude for everyone. Thanks to everyone, I was able to welcome this wonderful day."

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017 Finds New Tokyo Home

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017 finds new Tokyo homeWith an exciting new venue on tap, the Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) 2017 is headed for five cinemas in the Ikebukuro district in the capital’s Toshima Ward in March, showcasing about 100 animated works from around the world.
The annual TAAF, entering its fourth year, had been held in a multiplex in the Nihonbashi district.

Honda Civic Hatchback Wins 2017 Hispanic Motor Press Autos Del Ano Award

Honda Civic Hatchback Wins 2017 Hispanic Motor Press Autos del Ano AwardEvaluating vehicle attributes such as safety, cost of operation, environmental footprint, total design, occupant comfort and price, the Hispanic Motor Press Awards jury panel voted the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback as its compact car of the year. For the awards, the 20-member panel of national Hispanic journalists, content creators and influencers evaluate vehicles with the Hispanic audience's preferences in mind with the aim of helping Latino families with their search for a new vehicle.

Fighters Skipper Kuriyama Selected For Shoriki Award

Fighters skipper Kuriyama selected for Shoriki AwardHokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama, who led the Pacific League club to its first Japan Series title in a decade, was named Thursday winner of the Matsutaro Shoriki Award as the person deemed to have made the biggest contribution to the advancement of pro baseball.

Honda Accord Holds Crown In Car And Driver 10best Cars Award

Honda Accord Holds Crown in Car and Driver 10Best Cars AwardThe Honda Accord has won an unprecedented thirty-first Car and Driver 10Best award. Accord has earned the 10Best recognition more times than any other car over the 35-year history of the award. For the 2016 model year, the Accord received a host of upgrades, including dynamic new styling, retuned suspension, available Honda Sensing™ safety and driver-assistive technologies, and available advanced connectivity with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™.

Murakami Warns Against Excluding Outsiders In Denmark Award Speech

Murakami warns against excluding outsiders in Denmark award speechJapanese novelist Haruki Murakami on Sunday warned against excluding outsiders and rewriting history during his acceptance speech at Denmark's Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award for 2016.

"No matter how high a wall we build to keep intruders out, no matter how strictly we exclude outsiders, no matter how much we rewrite history to suit us, we just end up damaging and hurting ourselves," he said.

Yamaha Yzf-r1: German Design Award Winner

Yamaha YZF-R1: German Design Award WinnerYamaha Motor recently announced that its flagship YZF-R1 supersport model has been selected as the winner of the transportation category in the German Design Award competition. This achievement represents Yamaha Motor's first nomination for this award, and has been selected as a first-time category winner from over 4,000 entries.