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World Record Prices Expected At Mitsubishi Heritage Fleet Auction

World Record Prices Expected At Mitsubishi Heritage Fleet Auction

Mitsubishi UK announced last month that they were to auction off their extensive collection of classic cars from the treasured heritage collection. And while the news came as a bit of a shock, it wasn't entirely unexpected, as Mitsubishi prepares to exit the UK market at the end of the...

Toyota will enter a hydrogen-powered Corolla in an endurance race

Toyota will enter a hydrogen-powered Corolla in an endurance race

Toyota's new all-electric bZ4X might be one of the most important Toyotas in recent history, but the Japanese giant is still taking a two-pronged approach to green fuels. Not only does it refuse to let go of the hydrogen reins, it's entering a hydrogen-powered car into one of Japan's most...

The Lotus 340R was the Elise's LSD-Fuelled Trackday Brother

The Lotus 340R was the Elise's LSD-Fuelled Trackday Brother

The original Lotus Elise is widely considered one of the purest sports cars ever made. Weighing just 1600 lb and stripped of anything that might add unnecessary ballast or spoil the connection between the car and the guy driving it, the little Lotus had no ABS, no traction control and...

Honda Going To Sell Only Electric And Fuel-Cell Vehicles Globally By 2040

Honda Going To Sell Only Electric And Fuel-Cell Vehicles Globally By 2040

Honda announced its accelerated strategy towards the complete electrification of its range, saying that is now targeting to sell only EVs globally by 2040.

Honda to go all-EV after 2040, developing new e:Architecture platform

Honda to go all-EV after 2040, developing new e:Architecture platform

Honda aims to increase its ratio of electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) to 100% of all sales by 2040, chief executive Toshihiro Mibe said on Friday.Speaking at his first news conference since taking the helm of Japan's second-largest automaker at the beginning of April, Mibe said the...

Toyota Will Review Its Climate Stance And Lobbying Activities Following Pushback From Investors

Toyota Will Review Its Climate Stance And Lobbying Activities Following Pushback From Investors

Although Toyota was instrumental in making hybrid vehicles mainstream, its support of the Trump administration in 2019 put it uncomfortably in line with climate denialists. The company has now said that it will review its position.

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

Olympic torch comes to Miyazaki

Olympic torch comes to Miyazaki

The Tokyo Olympic torch relay is winding its way through Japan and is now in the southwestern prefecture of Miyazaki.The current leg of the relay started from the ancient shrine of Takachiho. 12 cities and towns in the prefecture are along the route.

Security activities begin at Tokyo Olympic stadium

Security activities begin at Tokyo Olympic stadium

Security personnel for the Tokyo Olympics have started work, with less than three months remaining before the event's scheduled opening on July 23.About 40 people, including private guards from a joint venture of security firms, joined a starting ceremony on Saturday at the National Stadium. A manager encouraged them to do their best to ensure the event's safety.

News

Nishimura encourages use of COVID-19 antigen test

Nishimura encourages use of COVID-19 antigen test

Japan's minister in charge of the coronavirus response says the government plans to encourage the use of coronavirus antigen tests...

Suga accepts election losses 'humbly'

Suga accepts election losses 'humbly'

Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide says he humbly accepts his ruling Liberal Democratic Party's failure to win Sunday's elections for...

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...