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Honda new CEO Announces British-built Civic Type R destined for Japan

Honda new CEO Announces British-built Civic Type R destined for Japan

Today, in his inaugural speech as Honda Motor Company CEO, Takahiro Hachigo announced that the new Civic Type R, built in Britain, will be destined for customers in Japan.The first units to be shipped from Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) are due to arrive in Japanese showrooms from autumn...

All-New 2016 Honda Pilot Boasts Versatility and Premium Features

All-New 2016 Honda Pilot Boasts Versatility and Premium Features

The all-new 2016 Honda Pilot makes its debut in an integrated advertising campaign that touts the perfect family vehicle with room for everyone to grow. The memorable campaign features captivating computer-generated imagery to showcase functionality in TV and uses this same look across digital and print, as well as music...

Toyota New Pixis Mega Kei Car 2015

Toyota New Pixis Mega Kei Car 2015

Toyota Mega is the latest member of the Pixis family supplied by Daihatsu under an OEM agreement, following the Pixis Space, Van/Truck and Epoch. You may not believe it looking at the photos, but the Pixis Mega can seat four adults “comfortably” - provided that they don’t exceed the average...

2016 Mazda3 Pricing Starting from $18,665

2016 Mazda3 Pricing Starting from $18,665

Mazda just announced the pricing for the 2016 Mazda3 model.Powered by a 2.0-liter SkyActiv engine as standard, the 2016 Mazda3 has 155 hp and will start from $18,665 including destination for the Mazda3 i Sport four-door model equipped with a six-speed manual transmission.

Mitsubishi UK : North-East Car Dealership Gets Into Gear For Major National Awards

Mitsubishi UK : North-East Car Dealership Gets Into Gear For Major National Awards

South Shields-based Mitsubishi dealership Vic Young Mitsubishi has been shortlisted for two award categories at the prestigious national Motor Trader Industry Awards 2015.The long-established and family-run Newcastle Road business, which joined the Mitsubishi family in September 2014, is in the running for Dealer Principal of the Year and Aftersales Excellence...

Double podium finish for Milwaukee Yamaha at Knockhill 2015

Double podium finish for Milwaukee Yamaha at Knockhill 2015

Josh Brookes continued his run of podium finishes in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship by claiming a pair of third places at Knockhill in Scotland at the fifth round of the season.

Fujitsu Introduces the ETERNUS DX8000 S3 Series of Disk Storage Systems

Fujitsu Introduces the ETERNUS DX8000 S3 Series of Disk Storage Systems

Fujitsu today announced the introduction of the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX8000 S3 series. Global sales of the new series start...

Canon Announcements Coming August 14, 2015

Canon Announcements Coming August 14, 2015

It’s rumored that Canon’s next announcement date will be August 14, 2015. Canon will announce a DSLR camera body and...

Thin-Walled, Lightweight Heat Sink

Thin-Walled, Lightweight Heat Sink

At the EV & HEV Drive System Technology Expo held at the Tokyo Big Sight, Gunma Gohkin exhibited a thin-walled...

Sony Xperia Z5 Launching in September 2015 with Snapdragon 820 CPU, 4GB RAM

Sony Xperia Z5 Launching in September 2015 with Snapdragon 820 CPU, 4GB…

Sony Mobile has been launching two flagships smartphones per year for a long time, but the Japanese company announced back...

Local

Suga: Greek referendum impact very limited

Suga: Greek referendum impact very limited

Japan's top government spokesman says he thinks the impact from the results of Sunday's Greek referendum on Japanese shares and...

Yachi to visit Russia, Britain for security talks

Yachi to visit Russia, Britain for security talks

Japan's top security official has left for Moscow to discuss the situation in Ukraine and lay the groundwork for a...

Sport

Nadeshiko fans unbowed by 5-2 loss to U.S. in World Cup final

Nadeshiko fans unbowed by 5-2 loss to U.S. in World Cup final

Even a stunning 5-2 loss to the United States can’t harm the legacy of Homare Sawa, who likely made her final World Cup appearance in Sunday’s match. That’s how many of her local supporters feel, at least.

Photo : Ball skills July 2015

Photo : Ball skills July 2015

U.S. residents in Japan kick a soccer ball at Shibuya’s famous scramble crossing in Tokyo on Monday morning, to celebrate their country’s 5-2 victory over Japan in the Women’s World Cup final in Vancouver.

Cuisine

Walnut udon noodles with bok choy

Walnut udon noodles with bok choy

Ingredients 35g (1/3 cup) walnut halves, coarsely chopped 1 x 440g pkt udon noodles 2 bunches baby bok choy, ends trimmed 2 teaspoons soy sauce 3 teaspoons sesame oil

'Ladies in waiting' sweets look good and have a cracking taste

'Ladies in waiting' sweets look good and have a cracking taste

Suetomi's "fuyaki senbei" crackers are meant to represent small balloons.And the light, fluffy Kyo Fusen crackers from long-established confectionery Suetomi are quite ephemeral as they rapidly melt away in the mouth.

Features

Photo book of blackboard drawings from 1950s shows minds of postwar children

Photo book of blackboard drawings from 1950s shows minds of postwar children

In April 1953, as Japan continued rebuilding from the devastation of World War II, an elementary school teacher in a mountain village in Nagano Prefecture wanted to give his students...

Martial Arts

Murai Sadakatsu

Murai Sadakatsu

Murai Sadakatsu (1528 - June 21, 1582) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period through early Azuchi-Momoyama period, who served the Oda clan. He was active in the Oda...

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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