Quake Triggers Massive Blackout Across Hokkaido

Quake triggers massive blackout across Hokkaido

Nearly 3 million households throughout Hokkaido are without power following the strong earthquake that struck the northern prefecture early on Thursday morning.

The industry ministry says the tremor shut down the largest thermal power plant in Hokkaido, the Tomato-Atsuma plant, which in turn led to a shutdown of all other thermal and hydro plants in the prefecture.

Toyota To Hit Sema With Massive 30 Car Display

Toyota To Hit SEMA With Massive 30 Car DisplayToyota will showcase no less than 30 vehicles at SEMA 2016 including a handful of extreme, bespoke builds.
The six headliners will be eye-catching builds based around the Land Cruiser, Corolla, Sienna, Tacoma, 86 and Prius. The company says the six different will explore different aspects of customizing culture, looking at things like luxury, speed and performance.

Renault, Nissan And Mitsubishi To Announce 'massive' Deal

Renault, Nissan And Mitsubishi To Announce 'Massive' DealThe Renault-Nissan Alliance is on the verge of a $2.2 billion deal with Mitsubishi to acquire 34 per cent of the Japanese company in a move which could have massive impacts on all three automakers.
During the Paris Auto Show, Renault-Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn told Automotive News that he expects authorities to approve the multi-billion acquisition and that when they do, exact details about what the companies do together will be announced.

Honda Australia Forecasts Massive 2017 Growth

Honda Australia forecasts massive 2017 growthHonda Australia has forecast huge growth in 2017 on the back of the new Civic sedan and hatch line-up, and the much improved next-generation CR-V medium SUV.
The company’s local director Stephen Collins this week stated his aim to achieve 50,000 sales next year, around 20 per cent more than is expected this year.