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Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru are expanding their global Takata inflator recalls by 715k. Many of these models are in Japan.

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Honda and Daihatsu are adding 5 million vehicles that need their Takata airbag inflators replaced, but none of these are in the United States or Canada. It brings the grand total of affected vehicles in these campaigns since 2008 to about 36 million automobiles.

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Finding Really Tight Parking Spaces Also Part Of Promotion

Toyota's i-Road electric concept vehicle contest includes a chance to 3D-print panels.

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Honda wants you to know that it's still dedicated to performance in a brief Japanese commercial simply titled I Like Sports, and the spot showcases much to get excited about from the brand.

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More Green For Green Tech

Toyota is preparing to sell $4.2 billion in special stock that would lock investors in for five years, but pay a higher dividend and could be sold back to Toyota at the issue price so investors wouldn't make a loss.

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Honda's Step WGN enters its fifth generation of transporting families around Japan, featuring a downsized turbo engine and an innovative split tailgate.

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Suzuki is recalling 2 million cars around the world, but the vast majority of the affected models were sold in Japan, and include a number of popular kei cars, as well as Japanese-built Chevy Cruze sedans.

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Honda is introducing a new Shuttle compact minivan to the Japanese Domestic Market, much smaller than the Odyssey we know but longer than a Fit/Jazz.

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The chief engineer of the Toyota Mirai doesn't think that there's a future in fast-charging EVs because they put too much strain on the electrical grid and have a short range. Unsurprisingly, he thinks the future is in hydrogen.

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An artist in Japan is dressing up as superhero Kamen Rider and riding a very cool, custom two-stroke motorcycle to stop drunk drivers.

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Mitsubishi is offering 1,000 Final Editions to send off the Lancer Evolution X in Japan, with upgraded equipment but without the concept's power boost.

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Subaru gives its Exiga seven-seat wagon a similar treatment to the Outback, but available exclusively in Japan, while we await a larger Tribeca replacement.

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Automaker Will Have One Mirai To Show, One To Go (Test-Drive)

Toyota will open a special showroom in Tokyo for the hydrogen-powered Mirai fuel-cell vehicle.

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Only 76 Of 100 Likely To Be Ready In Time

Reuters reports that the Japanese government will probably not meet its target of having 100 hydrogen stations up and running by early next year. After the last deadline for financial subsidies passed, only 76 stations had been approved.

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With the consumer good's industry getting increasingly competitive, Japan's well known consumer brands like Sony are putting a bigger emphasis on supplying parts to automakers for the chance of higher profit margins.

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Nissan is helping uncover hidden worlds at the bottom of the ocean by teaming up with Japan's underwater exploration agency and putting its Around View Monitor system on rovers crawling the seabed.

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Model Will Gets Great Numbers, But They're On The More-Lenient Japanese Driving Cycle

Nissan will start selling the X-Trail Hybrid compact crossover in Japan in May.

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Japanese Buyers Still Need To Show Proof Of Parking, Charging Access

DVDs, movies and now the a plug-in car. In Japan, you can buy the BMW i3 electric vehicle on Amazon.

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Toyota introduces an updated Auris hatchback for its domestic market in Japan, packing a new 1.2-liter turbocharged direct-injection engine that promises to optimize both output and efficiency.

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STI Banishes Body Roll In Its JDM-Only Hauler

If you don't think that stiffened SUVs with bigger rubber and brakes can be a good time at the track, well, we'd encourage you to drive this Forester. Faster.

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Will Return To TT Zero With John McGuinness And Bruce Anstey

Mugen has lifted the sheet from its new Shinden Yon electric motorcycle. It boasts more horsepower than the bike it used to take the top two TT Zero podium steps last year, but it's also heavier. Will it be good enough to repeat that result in the face of stiffer competition?

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