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2019 Subaru CrossTrek Gets Minor Updates As Plug-In Variant Arrives Later This Year

2019 Subaru CrossTrek Gets Minor Updates As Plug-In Variant Arrives Later This Year

Subaru Crosstrek sales have climbed every year in the United States and the company is hoping to keep that momentum going by announcing a handful of updates to the 2019 model.

Inattentive Honda Accord Driver Narrowly Missed By Fast-Moving Semi

Inattentive Honda Accord Driver Narrowly Missed By Fast-Moving Semi

As far as potentially tragic near-misses go, few are crazier than this. Indeed, if you can watch the video below without flinching, you have more nerve than us.

New Toyota Supra And BMW Z4 To Offer Distinct Driving Experiences

New Toyota Supra And BMW Z4 To Offer Distinct Driving Experiences

Toyota says the upcoming Supra and new BMW Z4 will drive very differently and that a hardcore GRMN of the Japanese sports car is a possibility.

Toyota Camry Is Coming Back To Europe With Hybrid Powertrain

Toyota Camry Is Coming Back To Europe With Hybrid Powertrain

After a 14-year absence, Toyota is taking the Camry back to the other side of the Atlantic, where it will go on sale starting next year. Toyota said it will be sold across Western Europe, including the UK.

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Saved $6.6 Billion Last Year Just By Cooperating

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Saved $6.6 Billion Last Year Just By Cooperating

Synergy is the buzzword of the day. But it’s not just a vapid term. It can amount to serious savings, boosting very real profits for the companies involved. Just look at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance.

2019 Honda Insight Priced From $22,830

2019 Honda Insight Priced From $22,830

The 2019 Honda Insight will go on sale shortly and the company has announced pricing will start at $22,830 in the United States.

Nintendo Switch Vertical Grip Accessory Launched On Kickstarter

Nintendo Switch Vertical Grip Accessory Launched On Kickstarter

The Nintendo Switch for the most part has been designed to be played horizontally. However there are some games, such...

Google Revamps Account Safety On Android

Google Revamps Account Safety On Android

Google today announced that it’s introducing an improved Google Account experience for Android devices. The new experience brings features...

Google Chrome On Android Can Now Download Articles For Offline Viewing

Google Chrome On Android Can Now Download Articles For Offline Viewing

One of the perks of living in a developed country is that when it comes to the internet infrastructure, it...

Latest Microsoft Edge Beta For Android Features AdBlock Plus Integration

Latest Microsoft Edge Beta For Android Features AdBlock Plus Integration

While Microsoft Edge is a huge improvement over Internet Explorer in terms of speed and features, unfortunately it still has...

News

Fukushima city celebrates fermented soy bean dominance with natto curry dish

Fukushima city celebrates fermented soy bean dominance with natto curry dish

FUKUSHIMA -- To celebrate this city becoming Japan's biggest consumer of natto -- fermented...

Quake damages costly electron microscopes at Osaka University

Quake damages costly electron microscopes at Osaka University

OSAKA -- A powerful quake that struck western Japan on June 18 damaged two...

Sport

Yankees finish off sweep of Mariners with 4-3 victory

Yankees finish off sweep of Mariners with 4-3 victory

NEW YORK (AP) -- Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar hit two-run homers off James Paxton in the first inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Thursday for a three-game sweep. Luis Severino and the Yankees boosted the best record in the...

Cuisine

'Power food' of old, deceptively moreish 'tororo' grated yam soup

'Power food' of old, deceptively moreish 'tororo' grated yam soup

Chojiya is a restaurant specializing in "tororo" (grated yam) dishes located in Shizuoka city's Suruga Ward, an area that retains the feel of Mariko-juku, one of the many stations of the old Tokaido route. The establishment replaced its symbolic thatched roof this spring and continues to attract many visitors from Japan and abroad, yet Kaoru Shibayama, the 64-year-old proprietor, says, "Our...

Time-honored 'tororo' grated yam, fried with 'jinenjo' jam

Time-honored 'tororo' grated yam, fried with 'jinenjo' jam

Inside a thatch-roofed house on the former site of Mariko-juku, one of the many stations of the old Tokaido route, is Chojiya, a restaurant specializing in "tororo" (grated yam) dishes, located about five kilometers southwest of Shizuoka Station. Although Chojiya, which is said to have been established as the Sengoku period (Age of warring states) was drawing to a close, the...

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...