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Suzuki's New Across Plug-In Hybrid SUV Is A Rebadged Toyota RAV4

Suzuki's New Across Plug-In Hybrid SUV Is A Rebadged Toyota RAV4

Suzuki has revealed the new Across plug-in hybrid SUV for the European market, the first product to come out of the company's partnership with Toyota.

Nissan Slams Reports Of Conspiracy Against Carlos Ghosn

Nissan Slams Reports Of Conspiracy Against Carlos Ghosn

Nissan has denied recent media reports that suggested a conspiracy within the company to oust former chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Can A Stock Porsche 991 Turbo S Beat A 700 HP Nissan GT-R?

Can A Stock Porsche 991 Turbo S Beat A 700 HP Nissan GT-R?

While the 992-generation Porsche 911 Turbo S was recently introduced, the 991 model remains one of the quickest-accelerating production vehicles ever. However, can it compete with a Nissan GT-R modified to deliver roughly 700 hp?

2021 Subaru Ascent Review | Price, specs, features and photos

2021 Subaru Ascent Review | Price, specs, features and photos

The 2021 Subaru Ascent doesn't really stand above and beyond the crowded field of three-row family crossovers. There are those that make a bolder statement outside, that are more luxurious inside and that are better to drive. Some are even more spacious or versatile. Frankly, it's hard not to point...

Nissan officials answer to angry shareholders on red ink, Ghosn scandal

Nissan officials answer to angry shareholders on red ink, Ghosn scandal

 TOKYO — Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida told shareholders Monday he is giving up half his pay after the Japanese automaker sank into the red amid plunging sales and plant closures in Spain and Indonesia.

Ford, VW, Honda and BMW will stay neutral on challenges to Trump emissions rule

Ford, VW, Honda and BMW will stay neutral on challenges to Trump emissions rule

WASHINGTON — Four major automakers will not take a position on legal challenges to the Trump administration's decision to dramatically weaken Obama-era fuel economy standards but want to weigh in on any court fix, according to a document seen by Reuters.The Trump administration in March finalized rollback of U.S. vehicle...

Technology

PS5 Pre-Orders Might Be Going Live Soon

PS5 Pre-Orders Might Be Going Live Soon

Now that the Sony PS5 has been more or less revealed in full, the next thing gamers are probably wondering...

Sony Confirms Plans For A New A7S Camera This Summer

Sony Confirms Plans For A New A7S Camera This Summer

Sony’s A7 series of mirrorless cameras come in a variety of models. If you’re a low-light photographer or someone who...

Stadia Controller Will Now Work Wirelessly On Android Devices

Stadia Controller Will Now Work Wirelessly On Android Devices

While wired controllers on home consoles is acceptable, it is a bit strange when it comes to mobile because it...

Nintendo's President Apologizes For Joy-Con Drift Issues

Nintendo's President Apologizes For Joy-Con Drift Issues

During Nintendo’s financial Q&A, the company’s president has since come forward to officially apologize for the issues that gamers were...

News

Kuma River in Kumamoto overflowing

Kuma River in Kumamoto overflowing

Local authorities say the Kuma River in the southwestern Japanese prefecture of Kumamoto is overflowing at seven locations along its...

Landslides, floods reported in Kyushu

Landslides, floods reported in Kyushu

Authorities in parts of Kyushu, southwestern Japan, have issued evacuation orders following reports of landslides and flooding.Several houses have been...

Sport

Tokyo Olympic official: Decision to hold can wait

Tokyo Olympic official: Decision to hold can wait

A senior official of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee says a final decision on whether to hold the Games or not can wait until sometime between March and June next year.Endo Toshiaki, special representative of the committee's president, was speaking to reporters after he met Prime Minister Abe Shinzo in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Japan karate body to redo Olympic qualification

Japan karate body to redo Olympic qualification

Japan's karate governing body says it will redo some of its qualification processes for next year's Tokyo Olympics following a decision by the sport's international body.The Japan Karatedo Federation announced on Monday that it will nullify the qualification of two athletes in the kumite category.

Cuisine

GOHAN LAB Steak of lean beef: Sugar turns meat brown, enhancing aroma, flavor

GOHAN LAB Steak of lean beef: Sugar turns meat brown, enhancing aroma, flavor

When cooking steak at home, lean meat is a recommended choice. Parts labeled as "beef round" ("momo") or "rump" ("rampu") are lean meat fit for steak. While the round is simple and light, the rump covering the hip to the rump is richer and softer.

Japanese Dessert Trends You Should Know About

Japanese Dessert Trends You Should Know About

The bubble tea craze has taken Japan by storm — so much so that it was even one of the symbols featured by a doll maker in Tokyo who represented Japan’s trending topics through ornate hina dolls. It comes as no surprise, then, that tapioca was named the country's Dish of the Year in 2019.

Features

Museums collect items from the nation's wartime home front

Museums collect items from the nation's wartime home front

Yoshiaki Seien found 100 old posters in his storehouse that were collected by his father, who worked as the local head of a civil defense unit during World War II.The...

Performers forgo high fives with fans out of fear of coronavirus

Performers forgo high fives with fans out of fear of coronavirus

High fives and handshakes with fans are taboo amid the spread of the new coronovirus, as entertainers are being forced to take precautions against infection.The all-female Takarazuka Revue Co. theater...

Martial Arts

MARTIAL ARTS/ Mighty Mouse, Alvarez set for Japan debuts

MARTIAL ARTS/ Mighty Mouse, Alvarez set for Japan debuts

LOS ANGELES--Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez will make their One Championship debuts at the mixed martial arts promotion's first show in Japan on March 31. One Championship on Wednesday revealed several...

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...