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Lexus unveils UK-only LC Black Inspiration

Lexus unveils UK-only LC Black Inspiration

Lexus revealed yet another special edition of its LC halo model, this time targeting the coupe model and destined for the UK market. Dubbed "Black Inspiration," it's exactly what it sounds like, only with a nice, British twist. The blacked out look is certainly nothing new, but the LC certainly...

Toyota Shrunk The Mirai Into A Hydrogen-Powered Remote Control Scale Model

Toyota Shrunk The Mirai Into A Hydrogen-Powered Remote Control Scale Model

The Toyota Mirai, which is currently in its second generation, is a pioneer in terms of bringing fuel-cell technology into production. In order to showcase the scalability of hydrogen use, Toyota collaborated with Tamiya and Bramble Energy to create a hydrogen-fueled radio-controlled model as a miniature version of the Mirai.

2022 Honda Civic Si revealed as a careful evolution | Specs, pictures

2022 Honda Civic Si revealed as a careful evolution | Specs, pictures

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. — The majority of Americans may see the 2022 Honda Civic as a trusty but mundane economy offering, but that's a bad rap. Sport variants of the Honda Civic have been part of the company's North American offerings for nearly 40 years, dating way back to the...

Toyota And Subaru Confident There's Enough Demand To Ensure Success For The GR 86 And BRZ

Toyota And Subaru Confident There's Enough Demand To Ensure Success For The GR 86 And BRZ

The market for compact sports cars is shrinking but Toyota and Subaru both agree that the 86 and BRZ were worth updating for a second generation.

Toyota to build U.S. battery plant with 1,750 jobs in $3.4 billion plan

Toyota to build U.S. battery plant with 1,750 jobs in $3.4 billion plan

DETROIT — Toyota plans to build a new $1.29 billion factory in the U.S. to manufacture batteries for gas-electric hybrid and fully electric vehicles.The move comes amid a flurry of global announcements about shoring up production of batteries for electric vehicles. Most automakers are working to transition away from internal...

2022 Honda Passport is going rally racing

2022 Honda Passport is going rally racing

Honda is pushing the off-road image and capability of its truck and SUV offerings more and more. Part of that is with its new TrailSport trims. Another part is apparently motorsports, as the 2022 Honda Passport is going rally racing, like other unibody SUVs that have come before it.The Passport...

Technology

Canon Patents A Gimbal With An Interchangeable Lens System

Canon Patents A Gimbal With An Interchangeable Lens System

There are many gimbals in the market today, and for the most part, they’re sold separately from the camera. This...

Nintendo Rolls Out A Hospital-Friendly Console

Nintendo Rolls Out A Hospital-Friendly Console

For those unfamiliar, the Starlight Nintendo console was actually rolled out back in 2019 where it was initially available at...

Seasonal Greetings from Xperia Blog

Seasonal Greetings from Xperia Blog

We wanted to wish all of our readers a wonderful and restful break over Christmas and New Year. Those interested...

Toyota Unveils Their e-Palette Self-Driving Shuttles

Toyota Unveils Their e-Palette Self-Driving Shuttles

These are like mini buses that can fetch as many as 20 passengers at a time. They are transparent and...

Sport

Sumo Yokozuna Hakuho submits retirement notice

Sumo Yokozuna Hakuho submits retirement notice

Sumo Yokozuna Grand Champion Hakuho has submitted his retirement notice to the sport's governing body.The Japan Sumo Association made the announcement on Wednesday. His retirement is expected to be approved on Thursday.

Sumo Yokozuna Hakuho intends to retire

Sumo Yokozuna Hakuho intends to retire

Informed sources have told NHK that sumo Yokozuna Grand Champion Hakuho intends to retire.The sources say Hakuho decided he would not be able to compete as a yokozuna for the entire 15 days of a grand tournament mostly due to injuries, such as to his right knee.

News

Search finds 3 of 9 crew of capsized S.Korean boat

Search finds 3 of 9 crew of capsized S.Korean boat

Japan's Coast Guard says three of the nine crewmembers of a capsized South Korean fishing boat have been found. Two...

Ex-justice minister's 3-year prison term finalized

Ex-justice minister's 3-year prison term finalized

A three-year prison term for former Japanese justice minister Kawai Katsuyuki has been finalized after he withdrew his appeal.Kawai was...

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.

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...

Features

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...