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Carlos Ghosn appears in Tokyo court – fails to get bail

The new year has not started well for former car industry supremo Carlos Ghosn. He appeared in a Tokyo court in an...

Special Edition Nissan GT-R in partnership with Naomi Osaka

Nissan has started taking orders for a special-edition Nissan GT-R launched to commemorate the company’s partnership with tennis Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka.

Marquez picks up seventh title at Motegi

Marc Marquez headed into the MotoGP at Twin Ring Motegi knowing he had a fighting chance to wrap up the championship. He...

Nissan releases Nismo edition of LEAF

Nissan is building on the successful second generation of the Nissan LEAF electric car, with a new Nismo edition. While actual performance figures may...

Crown jewel from Toyota launched – 2018 Toyota Crown

Rarely seen outside Japan, Toyota’s stately limousine for the domestic market is known the Century. The flagship model was launched in 1967 and fourteen...

Nissan displays open top LEAF at special event

Nissan has created a special open top version of its Leaf electric vehicle. While this will not be taken for production, the car is...

Toyota investing in billion dollar all-new testing complex in Japan

Toyota Motor Corporation may have slipped to #3 in world volume rankings in 2017, but that doesn’t deter the carmaker’s future business plans and...

Toyota performance sub-brand Gazoo Racing showcases sports hybrid concept

At the ongoing Tokyo Auto Salon Toyota sprung a surprise for media and visitors after unveiling its Gazoo Racing Super Sport Concept with technology...

Toyota to hybridise GR HV Sports Concept for 2019

Toyota’s sports car ideas do attract a lot of attention especially after the company introduced the FT/GT86 model a few years ago. However, a...

Autech is now Nissan’s luxury sub-brand for Japanese Domestic Market products

Apart from Nismo which represents the performance arm of Nissan, the Japanese brand also has a bespoke luxury and speciality build division called Autech....

Mitsubishi Motors outlines future product and business plans

In 2016, Nissan bought 34 per cent stake in Mitsubishi to become its largest shareholder and since then the market has been wondering in which...

Adding the wow factor – Subaru Viziv Performance Concept

Subaru managed to put up a jaw dropping presentation of its new concept at the Tokyo Motorshow - the VIZIV performance concept brings to...

Mitsubishi Motors announces new strategy and E-Evolution concept

Mitsubishi Motors used the Tokyo Motor Show to announce its new tagline and strategy. Under 'Drive your Ambition' the company seeks to follow the...

Nissan turns a new Leaf with the IMx crossover concept

Nissan has unveiled the next concept towards its Nissan Intelligent Mobility strategy with the Nissan IMx – an all-electric crossover concept that features a...

Lexus shows LS+ Concept self-driving car

Lexus has unveiled its Lexus LS+ concept - a sedan that is capable of autonomous driving - at the Tokyo Motor Show. The LS+ concept...

Mazda unveils KAI concept and Vision concept

Mazda has unveiled the two concepts that it announced in the run up to the Tokyo Motor Show - the Mazda KAI concept and...

Andrea Dovizioso wins wet Motegi MotoGP race

It was a rain-hit Motegi twin ring that was guaranteed to have incidents, especially with the number of crashes that played out in the...

Kobelco at centre of new crisis to hit Japanese auto industry

Japanese steel and metal manufacturer Kobe Steel, that is known as Kobelco, finds itself at the centre of a quality control saga surrounding its...

Mazda teases new concepts before Tokyo Motor show

Mazda Motor Corporation has teased two new concept cars - one that seeks to set out an actual new product while the second gives...

Lewis Hamilton wins Japanese race while Ferrari fume

The Japanese Gran Prix race was set to be a fight between Lewis Hamilton and challenger Sebastian Vettel, with the two sitting on the...