New 2018 Toyota Rush Leaked Ahead Of Next Week's Unveiling

New 2018 Toyota Rush Leaked Ahead Of Next Week's Unveiling

Details about the 2018 Toyota Rush have surfaced, with the car indeed looking like a production version of the Daihatsu FT Concept from 2015.

Of course the Toyota Rush and the upcoming Daihatsu Terios should be very similar, and features found on the Toyota will probably be there on the Daihatsu as well.

Subaru Wrx Sti: Next-gen Could Go Hybrid As Emissions Laws Tighten

Subaru WRX STI: Next-gen could go hybrid as emissions laws tighten

The next-generation Subaru WRX STI may not be launched for a considerable length of time, as the company decides what to do with its powertrain.

David Dello Stritto, head of sales and marketing for Subaru Europe, admitted to AutoRAI.nl “there will be a period where we will temporarily not run WRX STI“.

Top Business Lobby Chooses Hitachi Chairman As Next Chief

Top business lobby chooses Hitachi chairman as next chief

The Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) has decided that its current vice chair Hiroaki Nakanishi, who is also the chairman of Hitachi Ltd., will be the next chairman of the organization starting in June 2018.

With the term in office of the current Keidanren chairman -- 74-year-old Sadayuki Sakakibara -- coming to an end in June next year, it had become increasingly necessary to find a successor.

Next Subaru Wrx Sti Reportedly Going Hybrid

Next Subaru WRX STI Reportedly Going Hybrid

According to a recent report, the next-generation Subaru WRX STI will be electrified.

Speaking to Dutch website AutoRAI, Subaru Europe’s sales and marketing manager David Dello Stritto said the current WRX STI’s 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer engine “can simply not exist in the future.” That means it will likely be replaced by a plug-in hybrid powertrain that could open some new possibilities for the sports sedan. For example, Subaru could use electric motors to power the rear wheels, while retaining a boxer engine so the WRX STI doesn’t lose its entire soul.

Abe Suggests Japan, China To Carry Out Leaders' Visits Next Year

Abe suggests Japan, China to carry out leaders' visits next year

MANILA (Kyodo) -- Relations between Japan and China have improved to the point that they may resume leaders' visits to each other's countries next year, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suggested in Manila on Tuesday.

"At next year's milestone of the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Japan-China peace and friendship treaty, we will propel Japan-China relations to a new level by deepening our exchanges, such as high-level visits," Abe said at a press conference capping off his trip to Vietnam and the Philippines.

Tokyo-born Panda Cub To Be Put On Display Next Month At Ueno Zoo

Tokyo-born panda cub to be put on display next month at Ueno zoo

The public exhibition of a giant panda cub born in June at a Tokyo zoo will begin next month, with large numbers of visitors expected.

The Ueno Zoological Gardens is planning to put the female cub "Xiang Xiang" on display on Dec. 19, which falls on Tuesday, avoiding weekends to prevent excessive congestion around the panda enclosure. The zoo's director Yutaka Fukuda said the final decision on the display will be made following the cub's six-month health check-ups.

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's Next Dlc Set For December

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's Next DLC Set For December

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the most highly-rated video game in 2017, and if you couldn't get enough of it, you were probably rather chuffed to learn that Nintendo would be releasing DLCs for the game. Now the first DLC, Master Trials, has since been released, and if you're wondering about the second, not to worry as it should arrive next month.

This is according to a recent sighting in the Nintendo Switch eShop by Twitter user @LordofGamez in which as you can see in the screenshot below, it shows that the game has been listed as having a December release. There is no specific date mentioned, but it states that it has been planned for a release in December.

Jr East To Provide Free Wi-fi On Bullet Trains Next Year

JR East to provide free Wi-Fi on bullet trains next year

A free Wi-Fi service will be accessible on the Tohoku, Joetsu, Hokuriku and Akita Shinkansen lines from the summer of 2018, East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) announced Nov. 7.

The new service will be available in 958 JR East Shinkansen cars, which is about 80 percent of the total, by the end of fiscal 2019.

New Mitsubishi Mirage Reportedly Getting Next-gen Renault Clio Platform

New Mitsubishi Mirage Reportedly Getting Next-Gen Renault Clio Platform

Mitsubishi are looking to challenge the likes of the Opel Corsa and Ford Fiesta with their very own supermini, which will serve as a replacement for the current Mirage.

It remains unknown at this point whether it will keep its moniker, but it will be offered across the European market, based on the same mechanicals as the next generation Renault Clio and Nissan Micra, AutoExpress reports.

Korg Music Production App For Nintendo Switch Coming Next Year


Korg, the company best known for its music hardware and software, has developed a music production app for the Nintendo Switch that it’s going to release early next year. The company hasn’t revealed much about the app at this point in time. The microsite that it has published for the app reveals that Korg has developed it in partnership with a software company called Detune.

This isn’t the first time that Korg has developed software for a Nintendo console. It has previously released a virtual Korg M1 synthesizer for the Nintendo 3DS.

Nissan Imx Concept Could Influence Next Qashqai And Rogue Sport

Nissan IMx Concept Could Influence Next Qashqai And Rogue Sport

Presented in Tokyo last week, the new Nissan IMx won't be put into production, but it will reportedly help influence the design of the brand's next-gen compact SUV.

That's what Nissan VP of Global Design, Alfonso Albaisa, told AutoExpress, suggesting that the show car could play a big role in designing the next-generation Qashqai, otherwise known as the Rogue Sport in North America.

Next-generation Nissan Frontier Won't Have Much In Common With The Navara

Next-Generation Nissan Frontier Won't Have Much In Common With The Navara

Nissan recently announced plans to build a new Frontier at its plant in Canton, Mississippi and new details are starting to emerge about the upcoming model.

According to a source who talked to Motor Trend, the truck won't have much in common with the Navara that is sold in overseas markets. The publication reports the company is spending "serious dough" on the compact truck and it will likely be offered with an entry-level four-cylinder engine as well as an optional V6.

Third Season Of Anime 'attack On Titan' To Air Next Summer

Third season of anime 'Attack on Titan' to air next summer

It's been announced that the third season of 'Shingeki no Kyojin' ('Attack on Titan') will begin airing next July.

This was announced on October 29 during the event 'Shingeki no Kyojin: Reading & Live Event Orchestra.' It will be directed by Araki Tetsuro and Koizuka Masashi, and produced by WIT STUDIO.

Next-generation Lexus Gs F Under Development

Next-Generation Lexus GS F Under Development

Toyota has announced that the brand’s Gazoo Racing division will be taking an active role in the development of Lexus F vehicles, including the next-generation GS F — from Car & Driver:

[Gazoo president Shigeki] Tomayama said that GR is already involved with developing a new Lexus GS F. What's unclear is whether he's referring to an F variant of a next-generation GS or merely an updated version of the current GS F. Considering recent rumors that the GS will not live on to see another generation, we tend to lean toward the latter.