Nissan Adds New King Cab Body Style To Complete Lineup Of Award Winning Titan And Titan Xd Models

Nissan adds new King Cab body style to complete lineup of award winning TITAN and TITAN XD modelsNissan today revealed the new 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD King Cab models, completing the lineup of innovative new full-size pickups. The world debut announcement came during a media event at the Chicago Auto Show. Also on display at the show, which runs at Chicago's McCormick Place from February 11-20, are a specially built Nissan NV Cargo X and two specially modified TITAN PRO-4X models.

Honda Cr-v, Hr-v And Fit Receive 2017 Best Cars For The Money Award

Honda CR-V, HR-V and Fit Receive 2017 Best Cars for the Money AwardThree 2017 Honda models, the CR-V, HR-V and Fit, were named as 2017 Best Cars for the Money by U.S. News & World Report. The 2017 Honda CR-V topped the bill in the Compact SUV category, the HR-V retained its top position in the Subcompact SUV category, that it also won last year, and the Fit took first place in the Subcompact Car segment, which marks the third year in a row it has won.

Toyota Landcruiser Wins 4wd Of The Year Award

Toyota Landcruiser Wins 4wd of the Year AwardWholesale engineering improvements to Toyota's popular 79 Series double-cab chassis GXL have been rewarded with the rugged workhorse being named "4WD of the Year".
The prestigious award from 4x4 Australia magazine recognises the introduction of a full electronic safety package and revisions to the powertrain that resulted in lower fuel consumption, better responsiveness, more relaxed driving and fewer emissions.

Yet Philosophy Inspires Lexus Design Award 2017 Finalists

Yet Philosophy Inspires Lexus Design Award 2017 FinalistsLexus International today announced the 12 finalists for the Lexus Design Award 2017. First launched in 2013 to help stimulate the ideas necessary to build a better tomorrow, Lexus is celebrating the 5th anniversary of this international design competition that supports up-and-coming designers and creators worldwide. Lexus Design Award 2017 drew 1,152 entries from 63 countries under the theme of “Yet.”

Design Award Triumph For New Lexus Ls

Design Award Triumph for New Lexus LsThe new Lexus LS 500 has been honoured with the 2017 EyesOn Design Award for interior design excellence on its world debut at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.
Featuring a radical design, the new Lexus flagship sedan presents a coupe-like silhouette and a cabin inspired by the finest traditions of Japanese hospitality and craftsmanship.

Yamashita Wins Akutagawa Literary Award, Onda Wins Naoki Prize

Yamashita wins Akutagawa literary award, Onda wins Naoki PrizeNovelist Sumito Yamashita has won the prestigious Akutagawa Prize for up-and-coming authors, while the Naoki Prize for popular fiction has been awarded to writer Riku Onda, the selection committee said Thursday.
Yamashita, 50, who also leads a theater troupe, won the 156th prize for his autobiographical novel "Shinsekai" (New World), which is based on his experience of joining an acting school.

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."