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Method-2 Mech Suit | Autoblog Minute

South Korean company Hankook Mirae Technology and designer Vitaly Bulgarov created a pilot operated mech suit, Method-2.

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Toyota Mirai gets 'manga' treatment in Japan

Hydrogen fuel-cell presented as the superior alt-fuel option in comic strip.

A Japanese magazine published a manga comic highlighting the benefits of the Toyota Mirai to other eco-friendly automobiles. It is, as you'd expect, very strange.

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No, seriously, what is with these anime Toyota Prius Impossible Girls

Toyota has a team of anime girls in Japan to sell the fourth-generation Prius in Japan through some bizarre advertising. The characters personify every bit of the car, including the engine, soundproofing, and the door chime.

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Anime tiger Tesla Model S shows up in Japan

Modified EV Includes Eyes, Ears, Tail and Smile

Check out this Tesla Model S that's decked out in black-and-yellow tiger regalia in tribute to the Japanese Shimajiro anime series.

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Mitsuoka manages to make Orochi even weirder with Evangelion edition

Sports cars don't come more bizarre than the ungainly Mitsuoka Orochi. We thought we were rid of the puckered-face, Toyota-powered Japanese oddity when Mitsuoka revealed the Final Edition earlier this year, but it seems the Orochi has a little more left to give of its awkwardness, as you can see from thi

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Manga stylized Toyota Aygo takes on Godzilla

Japan has given the world so much to enthuse over. We're not sure the Toyota Aygo is necessarily one of them as much as, say, the Scion FR-S or Lexus LFA (especially since it's actually made in Europe), but for many Nipponophiles, the centuries-old artistic discipline of Manga certainly is. A

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Initial D Legend 1: Awaken trailer released

The Japanese manga series Initial D might be as responsible for making drifting popular in the US as any other source. Even if you've never seen it, you're likely familiar with the black-and-white Toyota Corolla AE86 as the show's hero car.

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Watch Mercedes-Benz's new A-Class in an anime adventure

What do you do with a new success? Work it. The still-warm A-Class is already the most successful launch in Mercedes-Benz history, yet the German brand is still coming up with new ways to show it off to more people. The latest example comes from Mercedes' Japanese outpost, which has

Fiat creates special edition Fiat 500 Lupin III

If the song is true that "to everything, turn turn turn, there is a season, turn turn turn," then we're going to need a lot more seasons for the Fiat 500. In addition to versions by StudioTorino, Diesel and Jonathon Ramsey