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2016 Toyota Hilux TRD Sports

2016 Toyota Hilux TRD Sports

The new Hilux is a pretty big deal for Toyota in Asian markets and the Japanese carmaker is wasting no time enhancing the pickup truck with extras and even a study for a TRD sports model.Presented at the Bangkok International Auto Salon 2015 (from June 24 to 28) in Thailand...

Honda Announces 2016 Montesa Cota 300RR Trials Motorcycle

Honda Announces 2016 Montesa Cota 300RR Trials Motorcycle

Riding the momentum of Toni Bou's continued dominance on the international trials scene, American Honda today announced the brand-new Cota 300RR, which joins the improved Cota 4RT260 in Honda's expanded 2016 lineup of Montesa trials models. Produced entirely at the Honda-owned Montesa factory in the trials hotbed of Barcelona, Spain...

Mitsubishi : New Era Kicks Off With Gloucester Rugby Partnership UK

Mitsubishi : New Era Kicks Off With Gloucester Rugby Partnership UK

Today is the start of an exciting new partnership between Mitsubishi Motors UK and Gloucester Rugby. As announced back in March the three-year agreement will see the famous three diamonds Mitsubishi logo appear on the club’s playing and training shirts, replica wear, as well as significant branding around the Kingsholm...

First Civic Type R models roll off the line at Honda European manufacturing facility

First Civic Type R models roll off the line at Honda European manufacturing facility

Today hundreds of production staff and management from Honda’s European car manufacturing facility in Swindon, UK, joined invited guests to celebrate the first production models of the hotly-anticipated Civic Type R rolling off the line.

Lexus RC F Enters European Race Championship

Lexus RC F Enters European Race Championship

The Lexus RC F GT3 Prototype was developed by Toyota Technocraft and TRD on the base of the high-performance Lexus RC F coupe, clothing the original chassis with composite body parts. With this exhilarating car Lexus opens a new chapter in its motorsport history.

Passenger Cars Join Light Trucks in Boosting American Honda June 2015 Sales

Passenger Cars Join Light Trucks in Boosting American Honda June 2015 Sales

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported June 2015 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 134,397 units, an increase of 4.2 percent. Acura sedans led AHM's June increase, gaining 107.9 percent on sales of 5,878. Acura truck sales also increased, rising 15.2 percent with sales of 9,649 vehicles for a...

E-Balance RoomMate 19-inch TV with Integrated DVD Player

E-Balance RoomMate 19-inch TV with Integrated DVD Player

E-Balance Japan just announced a new 19-inch TV with Integrated DVD Player, namely "LED TV EB-RM19DTV".The TV is due to...

Parrot releases Bebop Drone

Parrot releases Bebop Drone

Parrot just announced in Japan a new quad-copter drone called "Bebop Drone" which features a dedicated controller "Skycontroller".The price is...

Sanko Insect Bites Healer

Sanko Insect Bites Healer

Sanko Japan just released a new gadget, "Insect Bites Healer", that it's said to reduce the itching of the affected...

Ultrasonic burr removing cleaner removes fine burrs in one go

Ultrasonic burr removing cleaner removes fine burrs in one go

Blue Star R&D manufactures unique machines that use powerful ultrasonic waves to remove the fine burrs left after press-forming, and...

Local

Okazaki's Red Salamander disaster vehicle hopefully not coming to an area near you

Okazaki's Red Salamander disaster vehicle hopefully not coming to an area near you

At the Okazaki city fire defense headquarters here, the Red Salamander is patiently engaged in preparations.If called upon, it is...

Average age of certified hibakusha tops 80 for 1st time

Average age of certified hibakusha tops 80 for 1st time

The average age of certified hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) exceeded 80 for the first time, while their numbers fell to...

Sport

Photo : FIFA Women’s World Cup Japan Happy fans

Photo : FIFA Women’s World Cup Japan Happy fans

Soccer fans react after an own goal by England during their FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match against Japan, at a public viewing event in Tokyo on Thursday morning.

Folau signs for Japan's Red Hurricanes in between rugby seasons

Folau signs for Japan's Red Hurricanes in between rugby seasons

Wallaby star Israel Folau said on Thursday he will play for Japanese club NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes at the end of the Australian season.The fullback re-signed with the Australian Rugby Union and NSW Waratahs on Wednesday for three more years but on a flexible contract that allows him to play overseas in between his Wallabies and Super Rugby commitments.

Cuisine

Warm chicken and soba noodle salad

Warm chicken and soba noodle salad

Ingredients 200g chicken breast fillets, trimmed 180g soba noodles (2/3 of packet) 200g snow peas, trimmed, halved diagonally 200g packet Japanese teriyaki tofu, cut into 2cm cubes 3 green onions, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Chinese-style Japanese soba noodles

Chinese-style Japanese soba noodles

As the last in the series showcasing some of his most memorable recipes, Kenichi Chen, the 59-year-old owner of the Szechwan Restaurant group, introduces a favorite that combines an interesting mix of Chinese egg soup and Japanese "soba" (buckwheat noodles).

Features

Big, bold, gold and old--a Japanese beer story

Big, bold, gold and old--a Japanese beer story

To some, it appears enticing, like the frothy head of a beer. To others, it resembles a “golden poop.” But one thing everyone has to agree on is that there’s...

Martial Arts

UK : All aboard for karate at the Japanese Shotokan club

UK : All aboard for karate at the Japanese Shotokan club

BRISTOL Karate No Michi ('Way of Karate'), a non-profit Japanese Shotokan Karate club, is hoping to go from strength to strength.Shotokan is the most widely practised karate today and the...

World

France, U.K. issue heat warnings as high temps hit Europe

France, U.K. issue heat warnings as high temps hit Europe

A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is driving up temperatures in western Europe, with France on Tuesday becoming the latest to endure unusual heat.France's southwestern Gironde region...

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