Expect More Nissan Nismo Models In The Near Future

Expect More Nissan NISMO Models in the Near Future

Nissan is putting a bigger focus on its NISMO road car business.

The Japanese automaker has announced it has established a new unit called the NISMO Cars Business Unit, which is part of Autech Japan, Inc. Autech is a Nissan group company that makes converted vehicles and Nissan hopes with the combined talent along with Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd. and other group companies, more appealing NISMO products can be developed in a shorter time.

Bus Tours Offer Tourists A Look At The Sights Near Narita Airport

Bus tours offer tourists a look at the sights near Narita Airport

NARITA, Chiba Prefecture--Rather than just being a place passengers see from high in the sky, officials of areas around Narita Airport want visitors to enjoy the view from up close.

To promote the traditional charms around the international airport such as temples and a historical townscape, regularly scheduled bus tours are now offered mainly for inbound tourists.

Aquarium To Open Near New Legoland Theme Park In Nagoya

Aquarium to open near new Legoland theme park in NagoyaFamilies are set to descend on the Kinjofuto district of this city’s Minato Ward in ever greater numbers, as a new aquarium near the new Legoland Japan is planned for a 2018 opening.
British-based visitor attraction company Merlin Entertainments Plc, which will open the Lego-themed outdoor park in April, announced it will also open Japan’s first Sea Life aquarium.

Russia Names Islands Near Northern Territories

Russia names islands near Northern TerritoriesRussia has named islands in and around a group of islands known as the Northern Territories in Japan after military and other leaders from the Soviet era.
Russia controls the islands. Japan claims them. The Japanese government maintains that the islands are an inherent part of Japan's territory. It says they were illegally occupied after World War Two.

Propilot Autonomous Nissan Leaf Coming In 'near Future,' But No Word On Longer Range

ProPilot autonomous Nissan Leaf coming in 'near future,' but no word on longer rangeLet's start with what we know for sure. At CES 2017 today, Nissan officially announced that a new Nissan Leaf will be coming, "in the near future." While most observers will take this to mean that the long-awaited 200+ mile EV will finally make an appearance, there are at least two reasons to be cautious. First, the press release confirming the new Leaf doesn't talk about an increased range at all. Second, a Nissan engineer we spoke with earlier today laid out the case for not adding all that much range to the world's best-selling EV. Instead, the focus is on autonomous tech.

New Next-generation Lexus Ct Rendering Is Near Perfect

New Next-Generation Lexus CT Rendering is Near PerfectDespite ongoing rumors of that the Lexus CT will be cancelled, Italian website Omniauto has gone ahead and rendered a possible look for the second-generation hatchback.
Will there be a second generation CT? It’s a question that has no answer for the time being — Lexus has neither confirmed or denied rumors that the hatchback will be replaced by a sub-compact crossover model.

Ozeki-an Near Ryogoku Kokugikan Serves ‘lucky’ Soba Noodles

Ozeki-an near Ryogoku Kokugikan serves ‘lucky’ soba noodlesThere is a soba shop called Ozeki-an near Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, sumo’s major center. The shop’s second-generation proprietor is Mamoru Ozeki, 83.
His name, which literally means “protecting ozeki [sumo wrestlers in the second-highest rank],” is regarded as quite lucky and auspicious by sumo wrestlers.

Japan Posts Video Of Chinese Ships Near Senkakus

Japan posts video of Chinese ships near SenkakusThe Japanese government has posted an online video of Chinese ships that intruded into Japan's territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.
Japan controls the islands. The Japanese government maintains the islands are an inherent part of Japan's territory. China and Taiwan claim them.

Headlander Comes To A Ps4 Near You On July 26

Headlander Comes to a PS4 Near You on July 26In the future, we all dream of waking up to a beautiful utopia of hoverboards, clean air, and flying cars. But the future’s rarely what we’ve idealized, and in Headlander, you wake up on a derelict spaceship to the stark news that you are the last organic life left in the known universe and Methuselah, the leader of the robot society that has supplanted humanity, wants you dead.
Oh — and to top that off, you’re just a head. In a space helmet. With a rocket booster attached to it.
That’s just the start of Headlander, Adult Swim Games and Double Fine Productions’ side-scrolling action-adventure game heavily inspired by science fiction films of the 1970s.

Baseball : Hawks Near Wada Deal

Baseball : Hawks near Wada dealThe Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are negotiating to bring back 34-year-old left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada, it was learned Tuesday.
A team official said talks were progressing with Wada, who pitched in the major leagues this year.

Massive Underground Bus Station To Be Built Near Tokyo Station

Massive underground bus station to be built near Tokyo StationA huge underground bus terminal with 13 bus stops will be constructed near JR Tokyo Station, part of which will open by the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.
Finalized Sept. 3, the project is part of the central government’s “National Strategic Special Zones” plan to ease regulations to help energize the economy.

Lower-priced Disney Hotel To Open Near Resort

Lower-priced Disney hotel to open near resortThe Tokyo Disney resort is to get cheaper--but only if it involves an overnight stay.
A fourth Disney hotel is scheduled to open near the resort in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, in June 2016, and its room prices are expected to undercut the three existing Disney hotels.