Expect A Cheaper, Base Model Honda Civic Type R To Join Lineup In 2018

Expect a Cheaper, Base Model Honda Civic Type R to Join Lineup in 2018

A base Type R model will reportedly join the lineup for the 2018 model year.

The production Civic Type R made its debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, and at the time, Honda confirmed it would be priced in the mid-$30,000 range for the U.S. and it would only be offered in one trim model. HondaPro Jason, who is privy to inside dealer information, now reports it is likely the 2017 Honda Civic Type R will be introduced late spring in the U.S. in just Touring trim while a likely cheaper base model will join the lineup in 2018.

Amazon, Kumamoto Pref. Join Hands To Support Quake Recovery

Amazon, Kumamoto Pref. join hands to support quake recovery

Amazon.com Inc.'s Japan unit and the Kumamoto prefectural government have signed an agreement aimed at boosting sales of local specialties to support recovery following strong earthquakes that devastated the prefecture and its vicinity last April.

Under the agreement, a special section was created on the online retail giant's website to introduce the southwestern Japan prefecture's goods and provide information for tourists. Amazon will also promote the discovery of new products from the area through business meetings with local companies.

Japan Not To Join Un Atomic Arms Boycott Talks

Japan not to join UN atomic arms boycott talks

Japan has chosen not to participate in talks went for drawing up a legitimately restricting prohibition on atomic weapons.

Ambassador Nobushige Takamizawa made the declaration in a discourse at the UN on Monday.

Century-old, Japanese-style Restaurants Join Forces To Survive

Century-old, Japanese-style restaurants join forces to surviveEighteen traditional restaurants around Japan have started a “century club” in hopes of saving old businesses that made it through World War II but are now struggling to survive.
These Japanese restaurants, all founded or operating in buildings constructed more than 100 years ago, formed the Hyakunen Ryotei Network (centenarian restaurant network) on March 7.

Infiniti And Renault Sport Formula One Join Forces To Create Project Black S

Infiniti and Renault Sport Formula One join forces to create Project Black SINFINITI's Project Black S explores the potential for a new INFINITI performance grade, featuring unique-for-the-road technology inspired by Formula One.
Suggesting a radical reinterpretation of the INFINITI Q60 coupe, the Project Black S features a stand-out, aerodynamically-optimized new design. It also hints at how a performance hybrid powertrain – developed in close collaboration with the Renault Sport Formula One Team – could significantly enhance the performance and dynamics of an INFINITI production car.

Ospreys To Join First Drill After Crash Landing

Ospreys to join first drill after crash landingThe US military will mobilize Osprey transport aircraft in a joint exercise with Japan next month.
Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force personnel and US Marines will conduct drills at SDF facilities in Niigata and Gunma prefectures from March 6th for 12 days. Japanese and US officials have decided to use 6 Ospreys.

Us Troops Join Sdf's Annual Parachute Drill

US troops join SDF's annual parachute drillThe US military has for the first time joined an annual drill held by airborne troops of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force at a camp in Narashino, outside Tokyo.
The 1st Airborne Brigade is an elite unit of the Ground Self-Defense Force with about 2,000 members. They are tasked with protecting remote islands.

Osaka Children Join Abacus Event

Osaka children join abacus eventChildren in Osaka, western Japan, took part in a New Year abacus calculation event held at a shrine on Tuesday.
An association of abacus workshops in Osaka Prefecture holds the event every 3rd of January. About 1,000 elementary school and junior high school students joined this year.

Japan To Join Icao Emissions Control

Japan to join ICAO emissions controlJapan's transport minister says the country will join an international framework to control carbon dioxide emissions from international flights.
Keiichi Ishii announced the decision at a news conference after a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He said the government agreed to join the framework because Japan has been actively involved in reducing emissions and wants to expand the effort.

Yamaha: Bradley Smith To Join The Yart Team In Endurance Title Chase

Yamaha: Bradley Smith to Join the YART Team in Endurance Title ChaseMonster Yamaha Tech3 rider Bradley Smith will step aboard the powerful Endurance spec-YZF-R1 for the second time in his career on 25-27 August during the 19th German Speedweek's signature 8 Hours of Oschersleben. He will join YART Yamaha Official EWC Team's rider line-up for one race with the goal of helping them charge to gold at the final round of the 2016 FIM Endurance World Championship, which sees nine teams in contention to claim the title.

Yamaha: Zarco To Join Motogp With Tech3

Yamaha: Zarco to join MotoGP with Tech3The Monster Yamaha Tech3 team is pleased to announce the signing of the exciting French talent, Johann Zarco for the forthcoming season. The 2015 Moto2 World Champion and current joint leader of this year's intermediate contest, will move up to the premier class with the French team and make his debut on the Yamaha YZR-M1 at the post season Valencia test.

Lexus Lc To Join The Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille In France

Lexus LC to Join the Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille in FranceFollowing its appearance in Spain, the Netherlands, Germany and now the UK, the LC, the new Lexus luxury coupe, is planned to continue its European tour (#LCOnTour) in September in France.
On September 4th the LC will participate in the 3rd edition of the acclaimed Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille event. The main attraction of this internationally renowned happening is the Concours d’Elegance where, this year, the Lexus LC will present its amazing, head-turning design.