Bridge To Dejima Retraces Trail To Western Traders From Edo Period

Bridge to Dejima retraces trail to Western traders from Edo PeriodSteel has replaced rock on a route that will allow visitors to enter the historic Dejima district in the same way as European and Japanese officials and merchants traveled in the Edo Period (1603-1867).
In front of hundreds of onlookers, a crane lowered into place the 38-meter-long Dejima Omote-mon (front gate) Bridge over a canal running adjacent to Dejima on Feb. 27.

Baseball : Darvish Strong On Comeback Trail

Baseball : Darvish strong on comeback trailCamp started Monday for the Texas Rangers and hurler Yu Darvish threw 17 pitches from a half-mound on Monday.
In Florida, Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees also threw a bullpen session.

"girls Farm" Blazes Trail For Japanese Would-be Women Farmers

"Girls Farm" blazes trail for Japanese would-be women farmersAspiring Japanese women farmers have traditionally had only two routes to their goal -- being born into a farming family or marrying a farmer -- as the country's male-dominated society has ingrained barriers that make it difficult for women to lease farmland or take out a loan to purchase a farm of their own.

Nissan X-trail Hybrid Goes On Sale In Japan

Nissan X-Trail Hybrid Goes on Sale in JapanNissan has introduced the X-Trail Hybrid in Japan, equipped with a 2-liter MR20DD four-cylinder engine and an electric motor.
Nissan says the hybrid powertrain “delivers a comfortable driving experience with its powerful acceleration and remarkable quietness, which eclipse those of typical 2.5-liter gasoline engines.”

Yamaha : Webb Keeping Hot On Ama250sx West Coast Title Trail

Yamaha : Webb keeping hot on AMA250SX West Coast title trailYamalube Star Racing Yamaha’s Cooper Webb further strengthened his grip on the 2015 AMA 250SX West Coast Championship last weekend by taking his third win from five rounds so far this season. The eighteen year old made a decent start at the Angel Stadium, Anaheim (east of Los Angeles) and passed Jessy Nelson at mid-race distance to earn his accolade on the YZ250F and continue his sterling run of form only three weeks after posting his first career victory in Phoenix for the second round of nine in the series.

Nissan Starts Building X-trail Suvs In Russia, Qashqai To Follow

Nissan Starts Building X-Trail SUVs in Russia, Qashqai to FollowWhile economic sanctions continue to affect the Russian economy, scaring off some automakers, companies that rely heavily on the local car market continue to invest there.
One of these companies is Nissan, whose plant in St Petersburg, Russia, has started production of the new X-Trail SUV, as part of a €167 million investment to double capacity at the plant and create 1,500 new jobs.

Nissan Announces X-trail Sop In Saint Petersburg

Nissan Announces X-Trail SOP in Saint PetersburgNissan has today announced the start of production of the new X-trail at St Petersburg as the company boosts its manufacturing presence in Russia.
The new X-Trail combines the best of Nissan's 4x4 heritage and Crossover expertise to create the ultimate alternative to conventional D-segment models. It is packed with premium yet accessible technologies to enhance driving experience and enable a confident and safer ride with the Safety Shield package.

Nissan Strengthens Grip On Crossover Sector With All-new X-trail

2013 Frankfurt Auto Show : 2014 Nissan X-TrailNissan is confirming its position as the world leader in crossovers with the launch of the all-new X-Trail. Completely redesigned from the ground up, the X-Trail joins the redesigned Qashqai and Juke in Nissan's all-encompassing crossover family - bringing new technology, style and class-leading levels of practicality. First seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013 and on-sale across Europe in July, the new X-Trail marks the start of yet another exciting chapter in the Nissan crossover success story.