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Toyota’s Recalling 74,000 Units Of The Tundra And Sequoia In The United States

Toyota’s Recalling 74,000 Units Of The Tundra And Sequoia In The United States

Toyota has announced two recalls related to some of the body-on-frame trucks it sells in the United States.

Mitsubishi Evolution Nameplate Could Make A Comeback, Though Not As A Sports Sedan

Mitsubishi Evolution Nameplate Could Make A Comeback, Though Not As A Sports Sedan

Mitsubishi resurrected the Eclipse name last year, but instead of a sports car it used it on a compact crossover and added the “Cross” suffix.

'Trouble-free day! No joke': Honda-powered Toro Rosso F1 car debuts

'Trouble-free day! No joke': Honda-powered Toro Rosso F1 car debuts

LONDON — Honda's Formula One partnership with the Toro Rosso team got off to a positive start on Wednesday with a seemingly smooth track debut of their new car on a limited mileage filming day in Italy. "Trouble-free day!! No joke," commented French driver Pierre Gasly on Twitter. ...

Has The Nissan GT-R Met Its Match With The Honda NSX?

Has The Nissan GT-R Met Its Match With The Honda NSX?

Despite celebrating its 10th anniversary last year, the Nissan GT-R remains a very capable machine.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gets major powertrain updates, Geneva reveal

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gets major powertrain updates, Geneva reveal

Mitsubishi will put seven of its wares on display during press days at the Geneva Motor Show, the headliner being an updated 2019 Outlander PHEV. Engineers have upgraded the entire hybrid powertrain, starting with the switch from a 2.0-liter Otto cycle gas engine to a 2.4-liter Atkinson cycle gas engine...

Vilner Transforms A Mitsubishi Lancer Into The Luxurious Allroads Ronin

Vilner Transforms A Mitsubishi Lancer Into The Luxurious Allroads Ronin

Vilner has made a name for itself fitting some fancy interiors to all manner of vehicles – not just high-end metal, but more "accessible" wheels, too. Just look at this latest project.

Smash Bros. For The Nintendo Switch Could Be Released This Year

Smash Bros. For The Nintendo Switch Could Be Released This Year

Whenever Nintendo launches a new console, there are certain titles that one can expect to launch for it. This includes...

Here is a fan-created 3D model of what the Xperia XZ2 Compact may look like

Here is a fan-created 3D model of what the Xperia XZ2 Compact…

To say that there has been an adverse reaction to the recent Xperia XZ2 Compact prototype picture we posted, is...

LG G6 And LG V30 To Get Android Enterprise Recommended Certification

LG G6 And LG V30 To Get Android Enterprise Recommended Certification

Google has launched an Android Enterprise Recommended program to certify Android smartphones for business users. The program will make...

Google To Start Certifying Android Smartphones For Business Use

Google To Start Certifying Android Smartphones For Business Use

Android’s fragmented nature means that the software support for devices can vary from one manufacturer to the other. While...

News

Japan holds event for Takeshima Day

Japan holds event for Takeshima Day

A senior Japanese official has criticized South Korea for what he calls the illegal occupation of the Takeshima Islands in...

Records of past sterilization of children found in 13 Japan prefectures

Records of past sterilization of children found in 13 Japan prefectures

Children aged 15 and below underwent sterilization under Japan's now-defunct 1948 eugenic protection law in at least 13 of 47...

Sport

Olympics: Wu wins men's short track 500 for China's 1st gold

Olympics: Wu wins men's short track 500 for China's 1st gold

(EDS: WILL UPDATE)Wu Dajing clocked a world record on Thursday en route to winning short-track speed skating men's 500 meters for China's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Olympics: Curler found guilty of doping, "disqualified": CAS

Olympics: Curler found guilty of doping, "disqualified": CAS

Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, the curler who failed a drug test while representing the Olympic Athlete from Russia team at the Pyeongchang Olympics, has had his bronze medal result "disqualified," the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Thursday.Krushelnitckii was found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation after he was discovered with meldonium in his body, a substance that increases blood flow. He...

Cuisine

Mixed sushi a la Sadako Sawamura Recipe

Mixed sushi a la Sadako Sawamura Recipe

Midori Takahashi likes to reread essays by actress Sadako Sawamura (1908-1996), and "Watashi no Kondate Nikki" (My menu diary), in particular, serves as a guide to "ways of living and cooking" for the 60-year-old "food stylist." The book lists the menus that Sawamura began recording when she was 57. It shows that despite her busy schedule working on films and TV...

The Mie prefectural government and a teamaker have teamed to offer something for the well-heeled to wash them down with

The Mie prefectural government and a teamaker have teamed to offer something for the well-heeled to wash them down with

TSU, Mie Prefecture--In a nation filled with expensive fruit and food gifts, the Mie prefectural government and a teamaker have teamed to offer something for the well-heeled to wash them down with. Ise Kabuse, a 720-millilter bottle of tea priced at 23,000 yen ($210), excluding tax, will be sold from February by the Maruha Teas Co.

Features

Tashirojima, Japan is home to some 200 cats who live alongside human residents

Tashirojima, Japan is home to some 200 cats who live alongside human residents

ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi -- Here kitty, kitty! Visitors to Tashirojima Island here will have no trouble finding the fluffy winter coats of the feline inhabitants. Often called "cat island," Tashirojima, whose perimeter...

Kumamoto Prefecture lifts the ban on overseas use of the Kumamon mascot design

Kumamoto Prefecture lifts the ban on overseas use of the Kumamon mascot design

KUMAMOTO--Kumamoto Prefecture has lifted the ban on overseas use of the Kumamon mascot design, sparking anger from local companies that want to keep the popular bear-like character for themselves.Many companies...

Martial Arts

Judo: Double Olympic champ Tani makes jump from 4th to 6th dan

Judo: Double Olympic champ Tani makes jump from 4th to 6th dan

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Retired Japanese female judoka and politician Ryoko Tani has been promoted from fourth to sixth dan, accomplishing the rare feat of skipping black-belt ranks based on time...

Children practice karate in sea at New Year event

Children practice karate in sea at New Year event

Children in southwestern Japan have braved the cold of the sea for their first karate practice of the year. A karate training group in Nichinan City, Miyazaki Prefecture, holds the event...