Tagged “japan”

Takata Files For Bankruptcy - Chinese And US Buyers At The Door

The company at the centre of the world’s biggest-ever safety recall has finally succumbed to the associated financial pressures.

Honda Production Halted After Cyber Attack

Honda has been forced to halt production at one of its Japanese facilities following a computer network vulnerability caused by the ‘WannaCry...

Subaru EyeSight System Adds Touring Assist Autonomous Cruise Control

Subaru has introduced a major update to its EyeSight camera safety system in Japan, adding autonomous cruise control capabilities to the existing s...

Nissan X-Trail Adds ProPilot Semi-Autonomous Cruise Control In Japan

Nissan is serious about making autonomous driving aids available to the masses, and as such has unveiled its second ProPilot-equipped semi-autonomo...

Mazda CX-8 Out Of Reach For Australia

Mazda Australia Managing Director, Vinesh Bhindi, has confirmed that the recently teased six and seven seat Mazda CX-8 SUV won’t be seen in A...

Mazda Announces CX-8 SUV To Plug The Gap Between CX-5 and CX-9

Mazda is set to expand its range of SUVs with a newly announced CX-8 crossover - however at this stage the new three-row model is to be confined to...

2017 Subaru XV Overseas Preview Drive | A More Mature Crossover For the Young At Heart

The 2017 Subaru XV promises to be a genuine freedom machine when it arrives in Australia, born from a long line of all-wheel drive vehicles that ha...

Honda And Hitachi Team-Up For Electric Motor Production

Two Japanese giants – Hitachi and Honda – have announced the formation of a new joint venture company to develop and produce electric m...

Mercedes Opens First Dedicated AMG Showroom In Japan - Coming To Australia Next Year

Mercedes’ performance offshoot, AMG, now has its first dedicated showroom.

2017 Nissan Serena ProPilot Preview Drive | The First Step Towards An Autonomous Future

By the year 2020 autonomous vehicle technology will have well and truly arrived, but before a driverless vehicle can take to the streets Nissa...

2017 Suzuki Swift Makes Overseas Debut

Through the styling is no surprise thanks to a series of leaks in the lead up to its official unveiling, the 2017 Suzuki Swift has finally made its...

2017 Nissan Note e-Power Preview Drive | Gateway Technology To Bring EVs To The Masses

In Japan and other markets around the world the Nissan Note is a fairly conventional light hatch, not unlike a Honda Jazz with a tall body and huge...

Toyota Fuel Cell Buses On The Road From Next Year

Toyota has confirmed it will commence sales of fuel cell buses in Japan from early next year.

Honda Unveils 3D Printed Micro Car

A ‘thought bubble’ for those of you spending today wrestling with recalcitrant ink cartridges for your printer – Honda has unveil...

Nissan Completes Acquisition Of 34% Stake In Mitsubishi Motors

Following an official announcement from Nissan in May regarding an alliance between itself and Mitsubishi Motors, the newly combined Japanese autom...

Mazda MX-5 RF Production Begins In Japan

Production of the second Mazda MX-5 variant has begun in Japan, with the retractable hardtop MX-5 RF version rolling down the line at Mazda’s...

Mitsubishi Fuel Economy Scandal - Eight Models Temporarily Withdrawn From Sale In Japan

Mitsubishi has withdrawn no less than eight models from its line-up in Japan following the carmaker’s fuel economy scandal from earlier this ...

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo Now Available In Japan

Nismo fans in Japan can now buy the 2017 Nissan GR-R Nismo, unveiled in May of this year.

Mazda Rotary RX Could Return In 2020 - Report

Mazda’s RX-7 and RX-8 successor could return before the end of the decade, according to reports from the Japanese press.  Holiday Aut...

2017 Toyota 86 TRACK REVIEW | Sharper, Faster, Funner… Better!

WHEN THE TOYOTA 86 LAUNCHED IN 2012 IT TOOK THE MARKET BY STORM: rear-wheel-drive, a slick coupe bodystyle, brilliant handling and an unmatche...

Gallery2017 Nissan X-Trail ProPilot - Japan

Gallery2017 Suzuki Swift - Japan

Gallery2017 Nissan Serena ProPilot Preview Drive

Gallery2017 Nissan Note e-Power - Preview Drive

Gallery2016 Honda Micro EV 3D Printed Prototype

Gallery2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Production

Gallery2017 Toyota 86 - Preview Drive

Gallery2016 Subaru XV Hybrid tS

Gallery2016 Nissan Serena ProPilot

Gallery2016 Honda Odyssey Hybrid - Japan

2016 Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Announcement - Carlos Ghosn

2016 Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Announcement - Carlos Ghosn POSTED FRI, 21 OCT, 2016

Lexus Chief Engineer Katsuda-san talks about the RX 450h at Geneva 2012

Lexus Chief Engineer Katsuda-san talks about the RX 450h at Geneva 2012 POSTED TUE, 20 MAR, 2012

TOYOTA 86 Full Throttle

TOYOTA 86 Full Throttle POSTED THU, 1 DEC, 2011

Subaru BRZ Promotional Video

Subaru BRZ Promotional Video POSTED WED, 30 NOV, 2011

Toyota 86 Review - Love Cars Japan

Toyota 86 Review - Love Cars Japan POSTED SUN, 27 NOV, 2011

The 2010 Mustang Competes at Bihoku (Mustang Drift Ch. 2)

The 2010 Mustang Competes at Bihoku (Mustang Drift Ch. 2) POSTED THU, 9 APR, 2009

2010 Mustang Drifting in Togue (Mustang Drift Ch. 1)

2010 Mustang Drifting in Togue (Mustang Drift Ch. 1) POSTED THU, 9 APR, 2009

Jeremy Clarkson on Japan's Automotive Scene

Jeremy Clarkson on Japan POSTED MON, 6 APR, 2009

NISSAN GT-R drifting in snow.

NISSAN GT-R drifting in snow. POSTED FRI, 25 JAN, 2008

GT-R R35 VS 997 TURBO AT TSUKUBA (4)

GT-R R35 VS 997 TURBO AT TSUKUBA (4) POSTED WED, 16 JAN, 2008