Subaru of America Facebook fans will take the wheel on Aug. 6, and select two charities to join three others for the automaker's 2012 "Share the Love" event. Subaru has donated nearly $20 million to charitable organizations through its "Share the Love" sales event over the last four years. This year's fifth-annual event is expected to deliver $5 million in donations to five charitable organizations.
Fresh from leading the Le Mans 24 Hours with the TS030 HYBRID, Toyota Racing headed to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to showcase the ground-breaking super-capacitor system to thousands of motorsport enthusiasts.
The actual #7 car in which Nicolas Lapierre took the lead at Le Sarthe took to the short hill climb twice a day for all three days, giving fans a potent demonstration of its hybrid technology.
New and experienced fans of the Pokémon video game series are invited to embark on an entirely new role-playing adventure. Pokémon Conquest launches for the Nintendo DS family of hand-held systems on June 18. The game is also playable on Nintendo 3DS in 2D mode, and challenges players to enter into battles across a variety of environments in the mythical region of Ransei.
Toyota Motor Sales reached the one million fan mark today on their Toyota USA Facebook page and is celebrating its loyal fans by highlighting them in various ways on the existing brand page. Additionally, executives are taking part by noting their appreciation for this milestone through the Toyota USA profile. Beginning today, fans will 'own' the page for the day and will be able to post and share anything that interests them with the new audience of one million.
Nintendo fans will have no shortage of reasons to celebrate this year, thanks to a wealth of upcoming games and content for both the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system and the Wii console. Nintendo today revealed plans to launch New Super Mario Bros. 2, a new side-scrolling Mario adventure for Nintendo 3DS, this summer. Later in the year, Nintendo will mark the 20th anniversary of the Kirby game series with a special compilation game disc for the Wii system. Other content on the way includes a system update for Nintendo 3DS, re-runs of the popular Kid Icarus anime videos as well as the May 20 launch of Mario Tennis Open.
As the Nashville Predators skate closer to the Stanley Cup, Nissan dealers are bringing victory close to home by offering a special incentive for Nashville area residents on the purchase of a new 2012 Nissan Altima. The $500 Bonus Cash offer begins today as the Predators prepare to take to the ice against the Phoenix Coyotes and will run through the day after the last post-season game the Predators play.
''My first goal is to secure a winning record, but I'll make sure I put my best effort in each bout and try to pump up sumo fans,'' Kakuryu told a press conference at his Izutsu stable.
Earlier in the day, the Japan Sumo Association released the rankings for the May 6-20 tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan, where there will be six ozeki for the first time in the history of the ancient sport.
An 18-meter-tall Gundam statue stands in front of the DiverCity Tokyo Plaza commercial complex housing the Gundam Front Tokyo run by Bandai Co. and other organizations.
The fan will come in two models: the "PJ-B2CS," which stirs air by swinging its head from side to side and up and down, and the "PJ-B3CXH," which is expected to be used in a living room with a sofa. The air volumes of the PJ-B2CS and PJ-B3CXH can be selected from eight and 32 levels, respectively.
The tower-type Slim Ion Fan has a triple sensor for temperature, humidity, and sunlight. This is used to optimize the fan's automatic operation. This stylish model, which also has a touch sensor, is for release on May 15. It'll be priced around 40,000 yen.
The group, which was invited to take part in the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Japan’s gift of 3,000 trees to the United States, performed numbers including their 2010 hit “Heavy Rotation” and “Sakura no Ki ni Naro” (I will be a cherry tree), released in 2011.