Head To Japan In Episode Three Of 'the Autoblog Show'

Head to Japan in episode three of 'The Autoblog Show'

The Autoblog Show returns to Fios TV this Sunday for its third episode, this time, from the country of Japan. 

Senior Editor, Green, John Snyder, Senior Producer Christopher McGraw and Producer Alex Malburg head to the headquarters of Nissan and Subaru to test out the companies' latest in autonomous and electric vehicle technology. Afterwards we travel to the Honda Collection Hall in Motegi, to travel through the company's long history, from motorbikes to champion F1 cars and everything in between.

Abe, Ioc Head Agree To Hold Games By Summer 2021

Abe, IOC head agree to hold Games by summer 2021

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach have agreed to hold the Tokyo Games by the summer of 2021 at the latest.

Abe and Bach talked over the phone on Tuesday to discuss what to do about the Games. That comes in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Abe, Ioc Head Agree To Hold Games By Next Summer

Abe, IOC head agree to hold Games by next summer

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach have agreed to hold the Tokyo Games by next summer at the latest.

Abe and Bach talked over the phone on Tuesday to discuss what to do about the Games. That comes in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Abe Preparing To Talk With Ioc Head On Phone

Abe preparing to talk with IOC head on phone

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is preparing to have a teleconference with the head of the International Olympic Committee. Tokyo plans to ask the IOC to make a decision as quickly as possible on how the Games should be handled amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Abe wants to discuss the matter with IOC President Thomas Bach, while joined by the head of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee and the governor of Tokyo.

Tokyo Games Head Hints At Accepting Postponement

Tokyo Games head hints at accepting postponement

The head of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has indicated that it would consider the possibility of postponing the games as the coronavirus continues to spread around the world.

Yoshiro Mori met reporters on Monday after the IOC said it will conclude discussions on the games, including possible postponement, within four weeks.

French Olympic Head Comments On 2020 Games

French Olympic head comments on 2020 games

The head of the French Olympic Committee says the coronavirus pandemic must have reached its peak by the end of May for the Tokyo Olympics to be held on schedule.

Denis Masseglia made the remark in a telephone interview with the Reuters news agency on Monday.

Ioc Head May Watch Olympic Baseball In Fukushima

IOC head may watch Olympic baseball in Fukushima

NHK has learned that arrangements are under way for International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach to watch the 2020 Olympics' first baseball game, which will take place in Fukushima Prefecture.

An underlying theme of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is recovery from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit northeastern Japan and triggered a nuclear accident in Fukushima.

Nuclear Watchdog Head Defends Ikata Assessment

Nuclear watchdog head defends Ikata assessment

The head of Japan's nuclear watchdog has stressed that the screening of a reactor at the Ikata nuclear plant in western Japan was carried out appropriately.

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Chairman Toyoshi Fuketa of the Nuclear Regulation Authority, or NRA, commented on a court ruling that ordered the suspension of the No.3 reactor.

New Year Crowds Head For Hometowns And Holidays

New Year crowds head for hometowns and holidays

Year-end travelers headed for hometowns or vacations are crowding Japan's roads, airports and train stations.

Japan Railways companies said on Saturday morning that non-reserved cars on Shinkansen bullet trains from Tokyo were filled to more than 100 percent standard capacity. The most crowded trains reached 180 percent.

Ngo Head Succeeds Nakamura For Afghan Projects

NGO head succeeds Nakamura for Afghan projects

The head of the Japanese non-governmental organization Peshawar-kai has pledged to continue the NGO's activity in Afghanistan following the death of its local representative.

Japanese doctor Tetsu Nakamura and his local staff were shot to death in an ambush last week in the Afghan city of Jalalabad. Nakamura was the representative of Peshawar-kai in Afghanistan.

Bank Of Japan Head Calls For Funds For Recovery

Bank of Japan head calls for funds for recovery

Japan's central bank is sizing up the damage to the economy caused by Typhoon Hagibis. It aims to make sure there is enough money available for rebuilding.

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has told the heads of regional branches to quickly gather information on the disaster's impact.

Typhoon Hagibis May Head For Japan Over Weekend

Typhoon Hagibis may head for Japan over weekend

Japanese weather officials warn that a typhoon may approach wide areas from western to northern Japan over the weekend.

The Meteorological Agency says the large and violent Typhoon Hagibis is heading northwest near the Mariana Islands as of Wednesday morning, Japan time.

Kono Meets Head Of Iranian Lawmakers' Group

Kono meets head of Iranian lawmakers' group

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and an Iranian lawmaker promoting ties with Japan have agreed that the two countries will cooperate to ease tensions in the Middle East.

Kono met with Asadollah Abbasi, head of the Iran-Japan Parliamentary Friendship Group, in Tokyo on Monday. The meeting comes at a time of hostilities between Iran and the United States.