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2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid PHEV Will Have An Electric-Only Range Of Up To 25 Miles

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid PHEV Will Have An Electric-Only Range Of Up To 25 Miles

Subaru announced plans for the 2019 Crosstrek Hybrid earlier this year and the model is widely expected to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month.

America's 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Teased, Debuts This Thursday

America's 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Teased, Debuts This Thursday

Toyota will officially present the all-new, U.S.-spec Corolla Sedan on November 15, at 7:00 p.m. PST, with the event to be live streamed over the web.

Swapping A Twin-Turbo V6 Into This Honda S2000 Was A Work Of Art

Swapping A Twin-Turbo V6 Into This Honda S2000 Was A Work Of Art

There’s any number of vehicles out there begging for an engine swap. But few, we’d argue, deserve it quite like the Honda S2000. And we’re not alone on that front.

We Witness How The New NSX Is Made In Acura's Performance Manufacturing Center

We Witness How The New NSX Is Made In Acura's Performance Manufacturing Center

During our recent trip to check out the 2019 Acura ILX and NSX, we swung by the company's Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio which is the exclusive home to NSX production.

Honda Civic Type R vs Hyundai i30N vs Renault Megane RS Cup: Place Your Bets

Honda Civic Type R vs Hyundai i30N vs Renault Megane RS Cup: Place Your Bets

The time to find out which one out of the Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30N and Renault Megane RS is the quickest accelerating hot hatch has arrived, courtesy of Top Gear.

Former Mazda Design Chief Kevin Rice Moves To Chery

Former Mazda Design Chief Kevin Rice Moves To Chery

Design plays a crucial role in the automotive industry. That message is not lost on Chinese automakers, which have been tapping European talents to style their cars – either by hiring established design firms (like Pininfarina for example), or by hiring their own, like Chery has just done.

Samsung's Android Pie Update Might Bring Adoptable Storage Support

Samsung's Android Pie Update Might Bring Adoptable Storage Support

Google added the adoptable storage feature to Android a few years back. It’s the feature that enables the handset...

Google Could Make Android Q's Preview Available Much Earlier To Users

Google Could Make Android Q's Preview Available Much Earlier To Users

The next major build for Android will be Android Q and it is largely expected that the update should be...

Nintendo Switch NES Controllers Now Available For Pre-Order

Nintendo Switch NES Controllers Now Available For Pre-Order

Back in September, Nintendo unveiled official NES controllers designed for the Nintendo Switch. For those who are interested in the...

WhatsApp For Android Will Soon Let You Search For Stickers

WhatsApp For Android Will Soon Let You Search For Stickers

The other day WhatsApp finally rolled out the ability for users to include the use of stickers in their messages...

News

Abe, Pence reaffirm cooperation on North Korea

Abe, Pence reaffirm cooperation on North Korea

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged greater cooperation with the United States on denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. Abe met...

Two-way star Ohtani named Rookie of the Year

Two-way star Ohtani named Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Angels 2-way player Shohei Ohtani has been named Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year.Ohtani was announced the...

Sport

2 grand champions to skip sumo competition

2 grand champions to skip sumo competition

In professional sumo, 2 yokozuna, or grand champions -- Hakuho and Kakuryu -- have pulled out of the year's 6th and final sumo competition.The news came on Thursday, 3 days before the start of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.

Japan sports body endorses UNICEF policy

Japan sports body endorses UNICEF policy

The Japan Sport Association has endorsed the new 10-point UNICEF guidelines aimed at protecting children under 18 from violence at the hands of their coaches, or other excessive practices during sports training.Executives of the association met on Thursday and agreed that the ground-breaking guidelines, titled "Children's Rights in Sport Principles," will greatly contribute to the association's aim of providing an...

Cuisine

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Chef Koji Yamada has been working with the local supermarket Tsuruya in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, to create healthy recipes for home cooking, which are distributed at all 33 stores of the supermarket in the prefecture. Yamada, chef of Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, comes up with three or four low-sodium recipes a month that feature in-season...

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

This week's recipe is for a dish that is popular among patients and staff at Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture. The restaurant's exclusive chef is Koji Yamada, 52, whose family has run a mountain hut on Mount Jonendake in the Northern Alps.

Features

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

KARIYA, Aichi Prefecture--Rescued from demolition, a wooden factory building where Toyota Motor Corp. founder Kiichiro Toyoda built his first passenger car prototype in 1935, will open to the public on...

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

A centuries-old Kyoto-style lacquerware maker wants to put its softly rounded cups snugly into the hands of younger generations. The Tsubomi Cup is the product of Zohiko, whose main shop is...

Martial Arts

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi member Nanaka Kawamura won her mixed martial arts match at the Deep Jewels 18 fighting event on December 3.Kawamura is the first active idol to participate in this...

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

By Akihiro Takeda / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterMore and more people are being drawn to the wonder of Japanese swords, with a sizable number actually wanting to hold one in...