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Hydrogen-Powered Lexus LS, Toyota Crown, And Estima Minivan All Possible

Toyota isn't going to let its Olympic sponsorship go to waste. In time for the 2020 games in Tokyo, the company wants to have at least eight new vehicles ready, including three possibly powered by fuel cells.

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Toyota has followed up on the reveal of the new Lexus LX 570 at Pebble Beach with the debut of its less glitzy counterpart in the form of the new Land Cruiser 200.

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Donald Trump is set on growing auto manufacturing in the United States, but his plan also hinges on lower wages for workers.

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Honda has sold out all 8,600 units of the S660 roadster it will build this year in Japan. But despite its youthful orientation, some 80 percent of them were bought by customers over the age of 40.

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Prices in Japan for the R32 Nissan GT-R are skyrocketing due to US demand now that they can be imported to the States. Once the early adopters are through, prices could go back down, though.

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In an interesting, in-depth article, Reuters alleges that Subaru's suppliers in Japan are using low-paid foreign laborers to produce parts for the Forester.

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Former MotoGP champ Casey Stoner had a horrendous crash during the Suzuka 8 Hours that resulted in fractures to his leg and shoulder. See how it all went wrong in this video.

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Toyota's Top Female Executive Out Amid Drug Allegations

Embattled former Toyota executive Julie Hamp was released from police custody in Japan following her June drug arrest.

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Toyota and Hino will begin a week-long test of a hydrogen fuel-cell bus on public routes in central Tokyo from July 24-30.

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Sportscar365 reports that Nissan is having meetings in Japan to determine the fate of the GT-R LM Nismo racer after a challenging Le Mans debut.

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The Sienta is Toyota's new minivan for Japan with a cheerful look and hybrid engine option.

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Proving that you really can race anything, the D-Van Grand Prix is a one-make race in Japan exclusively for highly customized Dodge vans. It's fantastic to watch.

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Honda's new chief executive Takahiro Hachigo has an empty space in his garage, and he only wants to fill it when the new Civic Type R arrives in Japan. In the meantime, he's without his own set of wheels.

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A Japanese motoring magazine brought together two flavors of tuned GT-Rs and unleashed them on a tight, mountain road in this fantastic 4K video.

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A crash of a Nissan X-Trail in Japan sparked a fire when the hot shrapnel from a rupturing Takata airbag inflator ignited the dashboard. The driver suffered light burns in the incident.

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Japanese authorities are expected to release former Toyota executive Julie Hamp from custody on July 8, and she may not be charged. Hamp was accused of allegedly attempting to illegally bring Oxycodone pills into the country through the mail.

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Honda, Toyota, and Nissan are partnering in Japan to offer up to $90,000 a year per station to subsidize the operation of hydrogen refueling stations. The program is expected to run through 2020 and could cost as much as an estimated $49 million.

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After having been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle Oxycodone into Japan, Julie Hamp has stepped down from her post as Toyota's Chief Communications Officer and most senior female executive.

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Japanese police reportedly raided Toyota's headquarters today, following the drug-related arrest of global communications boss Julie Hamp last week.

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Akio Toyoda, president of the Japanese automaker that bears his name, is personally backing Julie Hamp, the American businesswoman who was hired to run Toyota's global PR and reports directly to him, after she was arrested by police in Tokyo for the illegal importation of drugs into Japan.

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The Subaru Impreza is getting a hybrid variant in Japan on July 10. However, it's remaining exclusive to that market for the foreseeable future.

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