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#NISMORoadTrip returns as Nissan performance heritage hits the road to 28th annual ZCON in Memphis

#NISMORoadTrip returns as Nissan performance heritage hits the road to 28th annual ZCON in Memphis

In celebration of its rich sports car heritage, Nissan North America is hitting the highway for the 28th Annual International Z Car Convention (ZCon), hosted each year by the Z Car Club Association. The company is looking for Nissan enthusiasts and road warriors to join employees and VIPs for a...

Lexus Responds To Luxury Car Tax Threshold Increase

Lexus Responds To Luxury Car Tax Threshold Increase

Lexus Australia has reduced retail prices of certain Lexus models to pass on the benefit of the Australian Government's increase to the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) threshold.The LCT threshold from yesterday (July 1) applies to vehicles above $63,184 at a rate of 33 per cent. This marks a $1300 increase...

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid exits US market

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid exits US market

Nissan’s petrol-electric Pathfinder Hybrid is no longer available in the United States and, according to new reports this week, it won’t be returning.The big American-built supercharged hybrid model joined the Australian Pathfinder line-up late last year, entering the range as a stand-in for the usual diesel option.

Toyota Passes On Luxury Car Tax Savings To Consumers

Toyota Passes On Luxury Car Tax Savings To Consumers

Australian automotive market leader Toyota has moved to pass on benefits to its customers by reducing the recommended retail prices of four of its models affected by the new threshold for the Luxury Car Tax.

EPA rates Toyota Mirai at 67 mpge with 312-mile range

EPA rates Toyota Mirai at 67 mpge with 312-mile range

The future of mobility is ready to hit the road – and keep going...and going...and going.The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle will offer an EPA-estimated 67 miles per gallon equivalent (mpge) city/highway/combined when it hits dealerships in California this fall, and an EPA-estimated driving range rating of...

Arnold Schwarzenegger drives Toyota Mirai ahead of NASCAR race

Arnold Schwarzenegger drives Toyota Mirai ahead of NASCAR race

Not only was the Toyota Mirai the pace car at the NASCAR sprint cup race in Sonoma, California last weekend, but the driver behind the wheel of the hydrogen fuel cell car was none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Scientists create stretchable, printable, wearable conductor for biological sensors

Scientists create stretchable, printable, wearable conductor for biological sensors

Researchers have developed an electrically conductive ink that can be used in clothing to provide a more comfortable way to...

Video : Toshiba Z20t On the surface it's amazing, inside it's utopia

Video : Toshiba Z20t On the surface it's amazing, inside it's utopia

The high-performance hybrid Toshiba Z20t is the perfect detachable professional Ultrabook™ to replace your tablet. Packed with zero-compromise cutting-edge technology...

Video : Yamaha Presentation of PSR-S970/S770

Video : Yamaha Presentation of PSR-S970/S770

Yamaha PSR-S series brings the experience of performing in a band to the solo keyboard player. Whatever style you want...

The Canon XC10 Is Now Shipping

The Canon XC10 Is Now Shipping

We’ve received word from various places that the Canon XC10 camcorder has begun shipping.Key Features1″ CMOS Sensor and DIGIC DV...

Local

Leap second added for first time in three years

Leap second added for first time in three years

On July 1, a leap second was inserted just before 9 a.m. for the first time in three years, and...

Mt. Ontake hiking trails reopened 9 months after deadly eruption

Mt. Ontake hiking trails reopened 9 months after deadly eruption

About nine months after 57 people were killed and six went missing in a major volcanic eruption on Mount Ontake...

Sport

Women's World Cup: Sasaki says result is all that counts for finalists Japan

Women's World Cup: Sasaki says result is all that counts for finalists Japan

Japan coach Norio Sasaki admitted the champions had not lived up to his expectations in Wednesday's 2-1 win over England, but said they still deserved to be in the Women's World Cup final for the second tournament in a row.

Women's World Cup: Holders Japan beat England to reach final

Women's World Cup: Holders Japan beat England to reach final

Defending champions Japan will meet the United States in the final of the Women's World Cup for the second tournament in a row after a dramatic 2-1 defeat of England in the semifinals on Wednesday.

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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