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Updated 2018 Isuzu D-Max Coming With Better Tech And Quality

Updated 2018 Isuzu D-Max Coming With Better Tech And Quality

An updated Isuzu D-Max will be available for UK customers starting October 1st, boasting enhanced specs and improved quality for the interior.

Nissan Recalls More Than 215,000 Sedans And SUVs Over Brake Fluid-Related Fire Risk

Nissan Recalls More Than 215,000 Sedans And SUVs Over Brake Fluid-Related Fire Risk

Nissan has issued a recall for more than 215,000 of its vehicles in the United States due to a possible fire risk.

Camaro, Blazer And Corvette ZR1 Are The Sharp End Of Chevy's Lineup

Camaro, Blazer And Corvette ZR1 Are The Sharp End Of Chevy's Lineup

As a mass-market automaker, Chevrolet produces a whole lot of different vehicles: hatchbacks, sedans, coupes, convertibles, crossovers, sport-utes, commercial vans, pickup trucks… even EVs. Just take a look at these latest reader-submitted spy shots from our man Brett.

2019 Suzuki Jimny Is A Breath Of Fresh Air Among All Those 'Urban Crossovers'

2019 Suzuki Jimny Is A Breath Of Fresh Air Among All Those 'Urban Crossovers'

The new Jimny has finally arrived in Europe, continuing the long tradition of the Japanese compact off-roader.

Toyota Yaris GRMN Embarrasses Renault Clio RS In Straight Line Race

Toyota Yaris GRMN Embarrasses Renault Clio RS In Straight Line Race

The new Toyota Yaris GRMN has been very well received so far, gathering very positive reviews despite the fact that it costs €29,000 (US $34,000 at current exchange rates).

DEA Plane Crash-Lands At Texas Street, Hits Tesla Model X And Toyota Corolla

DEA Plane Crash-Lands At Texas Street, Hits Tesla Model X And Toyota Corolla

A Drug Enforcement Agency plane has crash-landed at a street in Texas, damaging a Tesla Model X and a Toyota Corolla in the process.

Toyota Might Finally Support Android Auto

Toyota Might Finally Support Android Auto

Many car manufacturers have added support for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Toyota is one of the few...

Japan Lands Robots On Asteroid 180 Million Miles Away

Japan Lands Robots On Asteroid 180 Million Miles Away

Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has landed a couple of robots on the asteroid Ryugu some 180 million miles from...

Google Brings Daydream VR Support To All Android Apps

Google Brings Daydream VR Support To All Android Apps

Google continues to take steps to further promote its Daydream virtual reality platform. The company has now announced that...

PlayStation Classic Can Be Powered Using Your Smartphone's AC Adapter

PlayStation Classic Can Be Powered Using Your Smartphone's AC Adapter

The other day Sony announced the PlayStation Classic. This is essentially Sony’s take on the Classic consoles that Nintendo helped...

News

Officials prepare for Abe's China trip

Officials prepare for Abe's China trip

Japan's national security adviser will visit China on Tuesday to prepare for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's upcoming visit. Abe is...

Cyber-attacks targeting IoT devices on the rise

Cyber-attacks targeting IoT devices on the rise

Japanese police have detected a growing number of suspected cyber-attacks, with so-called Internet of Things devices being especially vulnerable.The National...

Sport

Ohtani baseball card auctioned for over $150,000

Ohtani baseball card auctioned for over $150,000

A baseball card signed by Japanese Major Leaguer Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels has fetched more than 150,000 dollars at a US online auction.The auction began on September 2nd and closed on Thursday.

Hakuho wins 1,000th bout in sumo's top division

Hakuho wins 1,000th bout in sumo's top division

Sumo grand champion Hakuho notched an unprecedented 1,000th victory in the sport's top division on his way to claiming his record 41st Emperor's Cup at the autumn tournament on Saturday.The Mongolian yokozuna finished the previous day with a record of 13 wins and no losses, followed by ozeki champions Takayasu and Goeido with 11 wins and 2 losses.

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...