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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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Japan's experimental magnetic levitation train sets another world speed record at 374 miles per hour, but isn't set to enter service for another dozen years.

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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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US-Spec Miata Production Now Underway

Production of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is now underway for the US. The company is also spilling the beans on the standard features for all of the trims and the full pricing.

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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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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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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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Honda has revealed the production-spec S660 roadster, a spitting image of the concept revealed 16 months ago, ready to pick up the Beat's mantle and hit showrooms... but sadly only in Japan for the time being.

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One-Year Program Will Test Urban Revitalization Impact of Car-Sharing EVs

Nissan will start car-sharing pilot program with two-seat electric vehicles in Yokohama, Japan.

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Toyota is boosting production of hybrids in Japan by 30 percent compared to 2014 levels, and the company wants half of its sales there to be electrically assisted models as soon as next year.

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It's official, boys and girls: Mazda has kicked off the start of production of the new MX-5 Miata at its Ujina plant in Hiroshima, Japan.

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A crowdfunding campaign in Japan is hoping to host several parties with the Ultimate Smart BBQ Vehicle in Japan. This custom e-NV200 boasts a full kitchenette, karaoke machine and deployable drone for an a emissions-free shindig.

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Japanese Automaker Touts Fuel Efficiency, Improving Reputation For Diesel Emphasis

Mazda says its CX-3 compact crossover will exclusively be diesel-powered in Japan.

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Demand for the Toyota Mirai is higher than the company says it anticipated, but the wait to get one in Japan reportedly sits at over two years. With Toyota's slow pace of production, the early success might hurt the sedan's prospects in the long run.

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Toyota, Park24 Will Charge About $3.50 Per 15-Minute Intervals

Toyota will make i-Road three-wheeled EVs available in April for Tokyo car-sharing program at a cost of about $3.50 per 15 minutes.

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Toyota's New Video Series Takes Us Behind The Scenes

In a series of newly released videos and photos, Toyota is taking people behind the scenes at its Motomachi factory campus to show off the 13 people responsible for putting together the Mirai fuel cell vehicle.

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