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Toyota Shifts Tacoma Production From Texas To Mexico, Hints At All-New Sequoia In 2022

Toyota Shifts Tacoma Production From Texas To Mexico, Hints At All-New Sequoia In 2022

Toyota has been tight-lipped about the next-generation Sequoia, but that silence has been broken today as the company announced plans to "align North American production based on platforms and common architectures."

Paul Walker's Nissan 370Z From Fast & Furious Becomes The Most Expensive 370Z Ever Sold In Auction

Paul Walker's Nissan 370Z From Fast & Furious Becomes The Most Expensive 370Z Ever Sold In Auction

If you think about it, it's not that surprising that a Nissan 370Z that was previously owned by Paul Walker and made an appearance in the fifth installment of the Fast and Furious movies became the most expensive 370Z sold ever in an auction.

2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel sees discounts of up to $10,000 off MSRP

2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel sees discounts of up to $10,000 off MSRP

When Mazda positioned its long-awaited and oft-delayed CX-5 diesel crossover as the "premium" option in the CX-5 trim structure, we were skeptical. After driving one last fall with a $42,045 sticker price, our eyebrows furrowed even deeper. Today, to nobody's surprise, Mazda dealers are slapping massive discounts on the Skyactiv-D...

Carlos Sainz wins his third Dakar Rally; American motorcyclist wins

Carlos Sainz wins his third Dakar Rally; American motorcyclist wins

Spaniard Carlos Sainz became a triple Dakar Rally champion with the Mini X-Raid team at the age of 57 on Friday, while American Ricky Brabec took the motorcycle crown for Honda and ended KTM's 18-year dominance. Brabec is the first American to win the Dakar on two wheels since the grueling endurance event...

LEVC TX Electrified London Black Cab Lands In Japan, Targets Toyota's JPN Taxi

LEVC TX Electrified London Black Cab Lands In Japan, Targets Toyota's JPN Taxi

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has launched its TX plug-in hybrid taxi in Japan.

Nissan Details Tech-Laden 2020 Qashqai N-Tec For Europe

Nissan Details Tech-Laden 2020 Qashqai N-Tec For Europe

Nissan Europe has released more details about the new Qashqai N-Tec Edition that combines enhanced styling with more standard tech for the popular crossover.

Technology

Man Hijacks Portland Airport Monitor To Play PS4 Game

Man Hijacks Portland Airport Monitor To Play PS4 Game

We know what it is like to be bored at the Airport with nothing to do but wait.However, a gamer...

Check Out The Toyota Supra Reimagined As A 4×4 Vehicle

Check Out The Toyota Supra Reimagined As A 4×4 Vehicle

Image credit – Rain PriskOne of Toyota’s more iconic sports cars, aside from the Celica, is the Supra. Many were...

Sony's 2020 MWC press conference set for 24 February; new Xperia devices inbound

Sony's 2020 MWC press conference set for 24 February; new Xperia devices…

Time to mark your diaries, Sony has confirmed that its 2020 MWC press conference will be taking place at 8.30am...

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Has Been Delayed To April 2020

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Has Been Delayed To April 2020

Last year, Square Enix finally announced that the Final Fantasy 7 Remake would be released in March 2020. Unfortunately, if...

News

College entrance exams underway in Japan

College entrance exams underway in Japan

Unified college and university entrance examinations are underway for high school students and graduates across Japan.The two days of tests...

Japan govt. poll: 81% approve death penalty

Japan govt. poll: 81% approve death penalty

A Japanese government survey shows about 80 percent of respondents support maintaining the death penalty.The Cabinet Office conducted the survey...

Sport

Aerobatic team practices drawing Olympic ring

Aerobatic team practices drawing Olympic ring

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force aerobatic display team began practice on Friday, to prepare for a ceremony to mark the arrival of the Olympic torch.The torch will be lit in Olympia, Greece, on March 12 and transported to Japan by plane.

Olympic symbol monument unveiled in Tokyo Bay

Olympic symbol monument unveiled in Tokyo Bay

A huge Olympic symbol monument has been unveiled in Tokyo Bay, six months before the city hosts the 2020 Games.The five-ring monument arrived at the sea at Odaiba Marine Park, one of the Olympic venues, on Friday morning. It measures 33 meters long and 15 meters high and will remain on a barge until the end of the Games.

Cuisine

GOHAN LAB/ Shrimp risotto: A guide on how to pick the right ingredients

GOHAN LAB/ Shrimp risotto: A guide on how to pick the right ingredients

Editor's note: The theme of Gohan Lab is to help people make simple, tasty "gohan" (meals).  

Pork belly and potato sandwich a popular breakfast item in Peru

Pork belly and potato sandwich a popular breakfast item in Peru

Those yet to experience the pleasure of Peruvian dishes may be surprised to learn that restaurants in Lima were named the world's sixth and seventh best last year. Two eateries in the country's capital earned spots on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list compiled by a British magazine last year, proving Peruvian cuisine is something not to be missed if you're...

Features

From Paris to Tokyo: Park staff get miniatures ready for 2020

From Paris to Tokyo: Park staff get miniatures ready for 2020

NIKKO, Tochigi Prefecture--Peeling the spider web off the Eiffel Tower required a delicate touch.Luckily for the person doing it, the tower is only a 13-meter miniature of the real thing.

Asahi buys Fuller's beer business for $327 million

Asahi buys Fuller's beer business for $327 million

LONDON--Japanese brewer Asahi is buying the beer business of Britain's Fuller Smith & Turner's for 250 million pounds ($327 million), in a deal that includes its flagship London Pride.The deal...

Imperial Guard members show determination in Tokyo parade

Imperial Guard members show determination in Tokyo parade

About 250 Imperial Guard Headquarters members paraded solemnly through central Tokyo on Jan. 25 with unwavering determination ahead of the upcoming historical events in accordance with Emperor Akihito's abdication of...

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...

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...