New Nissan Leaf Sales Are Off To Great Start

New Nissan Leaf sales are off to great start

Sales of the new Leaf EV are off to an excellent start, according to Nissan. At the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan Senior Vice President Asako Hoshino told reporters that sales have exceeded expectations, and that it has received over 9,000 orders in less than two months of availability.

Europe has made up 3,500 of those global sales, according to a report from Automotive News Europe. According to Nissan Europe EV Director Gareth Dunsmore, it took the first-generation Nissan Leaf a year to achieve that same number. The new Nissan Leaf began sales in Norway in early September, followed by Germany, Austria, France and Holland at the beginning of October. EV-friendly Norway has seen more than 2,000 sales of the 2018 Leaf so far.

Let's Go To The Museum / Scout Museum A Path To Great Outdoors

Let's go to the museum / Scout Museum a path to great outdoors

By Noriya Nagashima / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Children are said to play outside less often these days. However, that common refrain didn't concern the uniform-clad children at the Scout Museum in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo. Even inside, they were brimming with energy. "I really like curry cooked on a fire built with firewood," one said, while another added, "I was excited to see wild rabbits."

Scouting, which is aimed at developing youth through outdoor camps and other activities, started in Britain in 1907. About 40 million people currently participate in Scout groups in 164 countries and regions worldwide.

Toyota Is Helping To Make America Great Again With Record Investment

Toyota is Helping to Make America Great Again with Record Investment

The Japanese automaker is investing $1.33 billion in its Kentucky plant.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) will become the first plant in North America to begin producing vehicles on Toyota’s new platform, Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). The first vehicle to be made in the U.S. on TNGA will be the 2018 Toyota Camry, America’s number-one selling car for the past 15 years.

Here's Why The 7th-generation Celica Is A Great Used Car

Here's Why The 7th-Generation Celica Is A Great Used CarThanks to cars like the Toyota Celica, buying a decent sports coupe is suddenly a lot easier, even on a pin-sized budget.
The main idea here was to first present the type of car we'd all want (like the rear-wheel drive GT86), and then offer a way cheaper alternative, one that won't necessarily mean you're sacrificing driving pleasure, comfort or practicality.

Miura Surpasses Soccer Great Matthews' Longevity Milestone

Miura surpasses soccer great Matthews' longevity milestoneAging Japanese footballer Kazuyoshi Miura has reached another milestone in his professional career.
The veteran striker, who plays for J-League second division club Yokohama, appeared in a professional match at the age of 50 years and 7 days to beat former England international Stanley Matthews' longevity record.

Sony: Latest Playstation Store Sale Cuts Prices Of Some Great Games

Sony: Latest PlayStation Store Sale Cuts Prices Of Some Great GamesSony often offers great deals and discounts on digital game downloads via the PlayStation Store and it’s back again with a new sale. The company is calling it the “Critics’ Choice” sale which means that it’s going to provide discounts on some of the best PlayStation games that money can buy. We’ve checked out the list and there are certainly some great titles that you can pick up at very enticing prices.

Toyota Hilux Versus Ford Ranger, The Great Australian Rivalry

Toyota HiLux versus Ford Ranger, the great Australian rivalryAs far as Australian automotive head-to-heads go, it’s hard to think of one more significant (or potentially parochial) than the Ford Ranger versus the Toyota HiLux.
These two icons of industry have come to define the lifestyle ute battle in Australia, which is now one of the three biggest market segments by volume alongside small cars and medium-sized SUVs.

Kuniyoshi And Kunisada: When Great Minds Think A Little Differently

Kuniyoshi and Kunisada: When great minds think a little differentlyWhen Japan opened up to the Western world in the 19th century, popular artistic tastes were dominated by two great woodblock print artists, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864). Contemporaries, keen rivals and both members of the Utagawa School, the pair had the inventiveness and flexibility to keep abreast of changing tastes as well as the whims of the censors.

Honda's "greatness Is Within Reach" Tv Campaign Tells Three Great Stories

Honda's "Greatness is Within Reach" TV Campaign Tells Three Great StoriesHonda has launched three new television commercials in which the all-new Honda Civic shares the spotlight with a real-life person who is young, hard-working and on the cusp of greatness. "Greatness is Within Reach" is a national campaign created to show the connection between people striving for career success and how one of the greatest cars on the road today can help take them there.