Subaru Forester Is Ready For Winter, Gets Standard Eyesight Tech On Certain Grades

Subaru Forester Is Ready For Winter, Gets Standard EyeSight Tech On Certain Grades

Subaru have made more revisions to the Forester family, with the most important one being the addition of the EyeSight.

This is the brand's advanced driver assist technology, which uses two stereo cameras, mounted on each side of the rear view mirror, to monitor lane markings, other vehicles as well as pedestrians in front.

Mild Winter Brings Cherry Blossoms To Izu 10 Days Early

Mild winter brings cherry blossoms to Izu 10 days earlyAn unseasonably warm January led to an even earlier-than-usual bloom for the famed Kawazu cherry trees here, to the delight of visitors pouring in for a flower viewing festival.
The trees, which always bloom earlier than other cherry species, are already reaching their peak along the Kawazugawa river, about 10 days earlier than usual.

Yanetani Brings Japan 1st Gold In Asian Winter Games

Yanetani brings Japan 1st gold in Asian Winter GamesSnowboarder Eri Yanetani has brought Japan its first gold medal of the 2017 Asian Winter Games, winning the women’s giant slalom on Sunday.
Yanetani also took the silver medal Monday in the women’s slalom.

Asian Winter Games Offer Athletes Ideal Prep For Olympics

Asian Winter Games offer athletes ideal prep for OlympicsWith the Winter Olympics just a year and a short distance away, the Asian Winter Games will be the ideal stage for the continent's leading winter athletes to fine tune for Pyeongchang 2018.
The eighth Asian Winter Games will open Sunday in Sapporo, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, and run through Feb. 26, with more than 2,000 athletes from 31 countries competing in five sports, 11 disciplines and 64 events.

The Lexus Canada Winter High Performance Driving Program

The Lexus Canada Winter High Performance Driving ProgramUp in the Laurentian mountains, about an hour outside of Montreal, Québec, there’s a different kind of race track. Instead of asphalt or even gravel, Circuit Mécaglisse is covered in six inches of ice. And this is not just any ice, but a hockey rink-quality surface meticulously built up over two months of daily flooding and careful grading.

Kawasaki: Krt Ready To Fly After Final European Winter Test

Kawasaki: KRT Ready To Fly After Final European Winter TestKawasaki Racing Team pairing Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea concluded their final European-based winter tests on the Ninja ZX-10RR at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain, on 1st and 2nd February, sharing the track with some of their 2017 rivals. Experiencing mixed weather conditions at the tests Rea confidently topped the times with his day one best lap, with Sykes posting the second fastest lap as he worked through set-up and component options.

Winter Best Season For Seri In Hot Pot

Winter best season for seri in hot potThere are a variety of main ingredients for nabe hot pot dishes — pork, chicken and seafood, to name a few. But in Miyagi Prefecture and its vicinity, seri, a type of Japanese parsley, has been gaining popularity.
Seri is widely known as one of the seven kinds of spring herbs in Japan. Belonging to the Japanese parsley family, this perennial grows naturally in paddies and watery environments across the nation.

Tokyo Basks In Unusually Warm Winter Weather

Tokyo basks in unusually warm winter weatherA wave of warm weather -- caused by warm air flowing in from the south -- suddenly swept across the Kanto region on Jan. 30, with temperatures exceeding 20 degrees Celsius in some parts of the area.
Following this jump in temperature, blossoms were observed on plum trees at places including Yushima Tenmangu shrine -- commonly known as Yushima Tenjin -- in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward, one week earlier than normal.

Toyota Supra Spied Winter Testing Alongside The Bmw Z5 Convertible

Toyota Supra spied winter testing alongside the BMW Z5 convertibleEvery time a new batch of Toyota Supra spy photos appears in our email, the entire Autoblog staff grows slightly more giddy in anticipation. When Toyota sets its engineers free, the automaker is capable of producing some wonderfully capable and formidable machines. Toyota head Akio Toyoda's no-boring-cars creed, not to mention the fact that the automaker is partnering with BMW, gives us hope that, like the Subaru/Toyota BRZ/FR-S/86 mashup, the project may produce something more than the neutered and milquetoast Toyota products of late.

Sony: Rigs Mechanized Combat League: Winter Season Update

Sony: RIGS Mechanized Combat League: Winter Season UpdateExciting news for all you RIGS pilots out there: tomorrow, December 20, we’ll be kicking off the Winter Season Update!
Our plan is to drop content throughout the winter, ensuring that you’ll have plenty of mechanized combat action to keep you warm through the holidays!
The Winter Season starts on December 20 with the opening of the first European stadium in the Mechanized Combat League, located in Zurich, Switzerland.

5 Key Steps To Staying Safe In Winter Driving

5 key steps to staying safe in winter drivingIt was the first big snowfall of the season and I was out driving on the freeway when it happened. I had been traveling carefully, unsure that my little sedan would be able to keep traction as the snow kept piling up, when a large SUV came flying out of nowhere, attempting to pass me as if the roads were dry. Just as the SUV had gotten ahead of me, the driver lost control. The vehicle spun wildly for a few seconds and then crashed horrifically into the median with a sickening crunch.