Next-generation Lexus Ls Is Semi-autonomous, Not “self-driving”

Next-Generation Lexus LS is Semi-Autonomous, Not “Self-Driving”

Lexus is serious about setting expectations with the new semi-autonomous driving features debuting in the fifth-generation LS flagship — from Automotive News:

Dubbed Driver Emergency Stop Assist, the technology aims to keep drivers engaged when the LS is cruising down the highway in lane-tracing mode. That new cruise control system allows the car to stay centered in its lane and automatically steer around curves at low and high speeds.

All-new 10th Generation Honda Accord Launching This Year With Advanced New Powertrain Lineup

All-New 10th Generation Honda Accord Launching This Year with Advanced New Powertrain Lineup

Honda will launch the most stylish and fun-to-drive Accord ever later this year. The all-new, completely redesigned and reengineered 2018 Honda Accord is the tenth generation of America's best-selling midsize sedan, the number one choice of individual American car buyers cumulatively since 20101. A new-from-the-ground-up design that features a more aggressive stance and proportion than any previous Accord complements the lineup of advanced new powertrains.

The three powerful and fuel-efficient powertrains in the 2018 Accord will include two direct-injected and turbocharged 4-cylinder engines, a new Honda-developed 10-speed automatic transmission and a sporty 6-speed manual transmission that will be available on both turbo engines, as well as the next-generation of Honda's two-motor hybrid powertrain technology. The new Accord design will have a dramatically lower and wider appearance that creates a more aggressive and athletic stance. Additional details on the all-new 2018 Accord design, technology and performance will be released in the weeks ahead.

Sony Announces The Development Of Next-generation Cinealta 36x24mm Full Frame Motion Picture Camera System

Sony announces the development of Next-Generation CineAlta 36x24mm Full Frame Motion Picture Camera System  –  Sony

 

Sony Electronics is announcing plans for its next-generation CineAlta digital motion picture camera system. This latest addition to the CineAlta family is being developed through careful research and close collaboration with creative professionals including Directors, Cinematographers and Digital Imaging Technicians. Through the implementation of features demanded by the industry, Sony is demonstrating its commitment to innovation and the creative freedom needed for feature filmmaking and production.

Sony Continues Evolution Of Digital Paper With Enhanced Second-generation Technology

Sony Continues Evolution of Digital Paper with Enhanced Second-Generation TechnologyThe second generation of Sony’s Digital Paper (model DPT-RP1) gives users a better document reading, annotating and note-taking experience. New updates include an easier-to-read high-resolution display, a more responsive touch panel, precise handwritten note-taking capabilities and wireless document transfer to a PC or MAC — all packaged in a sleek new device design.

Toyota Tests Hybrid Power Generation System Using Fuel Cell, Gas Turbine

Toyota Tests Hybrid Power Generation System Using Fuel Cell, Gas Turbine

Toyota Motor Corp announced April 26, 2017, that it has started the verification test of a pressure-type hybrid power generation system combining an SOFC (solid oxide fuel cell) and a micro gas turbine.

The system is used as a power generation facility for Toyota's Motomachi Plant (Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture), and the company will verify and evaluate its energy efficiency, operability and durability.

Toyota Starts Trial Of A Hybrid Power Generation System Installed At Motomachi Plant In Toyota City

Toyota Starts Trial of a Hybrid Power Generation System installed at Motomachi Plant in Toyota CityToyota has begun trial operations of the hybrid power generation system, installed at Motomachi Plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture. The hybrid power generation system combines the use of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and micro gas turbines. The hybrid power generation system uses hydrogen and carbon monoxide which have been extracted by reforming natural gas, and employs fuel cell technology and micro gas turbine in its two-stage power generation mechanism, with a rated output of 250 kW. In addition, it has a cogeneration system (combined heat and power) that uses the waste heat produced in power generation.

Rumor: Next-generation Lexus Ct Hatchback This Year?

Rumor: Next-Generation Lexus CT Hatchback This Year?

Taiwanese website U-Car is reporting that Lexus will release a next-generation CT hatchback as early as this year — here's a paraphrased translation:

The market was once thought Lexus intended to replace the existing CT 200h with a new crossover. However, according to overseas media reports, Lexus did not actually stop the development of a new generation of the CT 200h, and the new car is expected in August 2017 will be listed.

Quick Retailing Expels U.s. Generation For Uniqlo

Fast Retailing expels U.S. generation for Uniqlo

The head of Fast Retailing Co. on Wednesday forgot about the likelihood that the Uniqlo easygoing wear chain administrator will take part underway in the United States.

Tadashi Yanai, executive and leader of Fast Retailing, made the comments notwithstanding calls by U.S. President Donald Trump for American and remote organizations working in the United States to make items in the country.

Here's Why The 7th-generation Celica Is A Great Used Car

Here's Why The 7th-Generation Celica Is A Great Used CarThanks to cars like the Toyota Celica, buying a decent sports coupe is suddenly a lot easier, even on a pin-sized budget.
The main idea here was to first present the type of car we'd all want (like the rear-wheel drive GT86), and then offer a way cheaper alternative, one that won't necessarily mean you're sacrificing driving pleasure, comfort or practicality.

Next-gen Nissan Leaf Debuting This September

Next-Gen Nissan Leaf Debuting this SeptemberNissan is offering quite the incentive to retain Leaf owners when its second-generation model arrives.

The official Nissan EV Twitter account has confirmed the all-new Leaf model will be revealed in September before heading to dealerships before the end of the year. And to entice current Leaf owners to move onto the next-generation model, the automaker is offering them the ability to extend their current leases and even get three months of courtesy payments. In addition, it appears they will have priority for getting on a list for the new model.

Why The 2nd-generation Subaru Crosstrek Is Better Than The First

Why the 2nd-Generation Subaru Crosstrek Is Better Than the FirstThe new 2018 Subaru Crosstrek just debuted at the Geneva Motor Show, but it might not look all that different. The most significant changes, it turns out, are underneath the slightly tweaked sheetmetal.
Speaking to Kazuhiro Abe, Subaru Project General Manager and General Manager of Design, he explained that the automaker made several important changes to the car, but the most important ones are things you won’t ever see… or hear.

Next-generation Lexus Ls To Feature Carved Glass Interior Trim

Next-Generation Lexus LS to Feature Carved Glass Interior TrimToday, Lexus debuted a stunning new interior option for the fifth-generation LS with hand-pleated door trim and carved glass accents — the craftsmanship on display here is next-level.
The door trim was inspired by origami, and were originally rendered in paper by a skilled fabric artisan. The finished pattern is three-dimensional, and repeats the Lexus “L” motif in intricate detail.