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We like going fast. Here's how to ride the bullet train

We like going fast. Here's how to ride the bullet train.

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Introduction: Join us as we explore transportation's past, present, future

Join us for a journey to Japan, Autoblog style.

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We don't get it in the U.S. ... yet

We don't get it in the U.S. ... yet.

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An Iron Chef already has selected the menu.

A rolling, engaging dining experience.

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The Toyota FC Bus is coming soon.

It's the biggest Mirai around.

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Nissan delivered a trio of 370Z Nismo patrol cars to the Metropolitan Police Department in Tokyo, putting street racers on notice.

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TechRadar has learned a few things to excite (and maybe disappoint) fans of Rockstar's open world megafranchise.

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Tokyo, New York Already Under Consideration For Season 4

Discussions are already underway for new Formula E races in seasons to come in locations like Hong Kong, Australia, Tokyo, and New York.

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Toyota, Honda, Nissan All Kicking In Funds For The Tokyo Games

Much of Tokyo's hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics will be subsidized, in part by domestic automakers.

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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 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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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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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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The government in Tokyo, Japan, is embarking on an aggressive plan to put 6,000 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and have 35 hydrogen refueling station in the city in time for the Olympic games there in 2020. It's working with Toyota and Honda to hopefully make the goal a reality.

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Honda lineup for Japan's version of the SEMA show, the Tokyo Auto Salon, is lead by the new N-Box Slash but includes oddities of every shape and size.

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There's something bizarrely fascinating about Japanese car culture, especially around Tokyo. The metropolis packs people tightly together in a way that would seem to make owning any car tough. And yet, there's still enough enthusiasm around anything with an engine to support everything from wildly tuned bosozoku rides with exhaust pipes reaching toward the sky to seriously fast Porsche and Lamborghini models.

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It's been two years since Toyota first revealed its Camatte show car at the Tokyo Toy Show. Though sadly never destined for production, Toyota brought the concept back the following year as the Camatte 57s roadster, and is now returning to the same show with yet another take on the kid-friendly, configurable 1+2 with interchangeable body panels - this time with a slew of features that are fresh not only to the concept itself, but to the industry altogether.

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OK, here's where we think those road tests will start to get a little scary. Those super-narrow all-electric three-wheeled Toyota i-Road vehicles may have looked great sashaying through the towns of the French Riviera. But now? They're being tested in Tokyo. Hoo boy.

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Japanese automakers and their tuning divisions have descended upon the Makuhari Messe in Chiba City for the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon. And for Honda, it's all about Mugen.

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The Tokyo Auto Salon kicked off this weekend, filling the slot in the Japanese car scene that SEMA does in North America or Essen does in Germany with tuned and modified versions of domestic automobiles. Of course, Toyota wouldn't miss out on the opportunity to show just how far its JDM models can be taken, and to that end brought no fewer than 34 customized vehicles to the Makuhari Messe in Chiba City.

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