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Let it grow: Tokyo DisneySea adds 'Frozen' in $2.3bn expansion

2018-06-14 12:24

The Tokyo DisneySea theme park is getting a $2.3bn overhaul and adding a section based on the wildly popular movie 'Frozen' to its offerings.

China, Japan protest US probe into need for auto tariffs

2018-05-24 09:23

China, Japan protest Trump administration probe into need for auto tariffs on national security grounds.

Hino, VW partner on hybrids, autonomous drive technology

2018-04-12 14:05

Hino Motors, Toyota's truck manufacturer, and Volkswagen are working together in a partnership on various technologies such as hybrids, electric cars, autonomous driving and connectivity.

Tokyo stocks open lower on trade war worries

2018-03-15 06:32

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, tracking falls on Wall Street on rising worries that US President Donald Trump administration's policies could ignite a global trade war.

Tokyo stocks open higher as trade war worries recede

2018-03-09 06:52

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday, extending gains on Wall Street following signs from the White House that President Donald Trump's tariffs may be softer than initially feared.

Tokyo stocks open lower on lingering trade war fears

2018-03-05 06:47

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday with steelmakers and other exporters falling amid lingering worries of a trade war.

Toyota says it sold 10.35-million vehicles in 2017

2017-12-20 11:37

Toyota says it sold 10.35-million vehicles around the world this year, up 2% from the previous year, and predicted higher sales in 2018.

Scandal-hit Nissan's car sales halved for 2nd month in Japan

2017-12-03 19:03

Nissan's passenger car sales nearly halved in Japan last month, data released on Friday showed, following a 55% drop the previous month as it struggle with a damaging inspection scandal.

#TokyoMotorShow: Mazda reveals Kai concept and Vision coupe

2017-10-25 09:00

Mazda revealed two concepts at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The Kai concept, a compact hatchback that heralds a new generation of inspired vehicles from the award-winning Japanese carmaker, made its world premiere.

Tokyo motor show: Toyota to highlight reading of driver emotions

2017-10-16 15:31

Toyota to highlight technologies that analyse, anticipate drivers' habits and emotions at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show

 

Tokyo auto show: Toyota puts kids behind the wheel with the Camatte Journey

2018-06-06 10:47

Toyota is helps children gain hands-on experience of driving with its 'Camatte Journey'. The car gives youngsters the chance to take a simulated trip past some of the world’s greatest travel destinations.

SoftBank reports soaring annual operating profit

2018-05-09 11:45

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has reported a surge in its annual operating profit, driven by the increasing value of its Vision Fund and robust performances from its telecoms units.

Waratahs thump Sunwolves in Tokyo try-fest

2018-04-07 08:58

The Waratahs overpowered the winless Sunwolves to clinch their third straight Super Rugby win at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium.

Toyota aims to offer Uber-like services for Tokyo taxis

2018-03-09 10:30

Predicting demand for rides has been a key part of Uber’s strategy for disrupting taxi and transport providers. Now, Toyota is betting that it can direct drivers just as efficiently.

Legend reborn: Toyota confirms plans to build Supra

2018-03-07 08:43

Toyota has revived the name and spirit of its most celebrated sports car, confirming that it plans to produce a new generation of its legendary Supra.

This Japanese electric hypercar hit 100km/h in 1.9 seconds

2018-02-21 12:00

Keen on a car with face-ripping levels of acceleration? Look no further than the ludicrously fast Aspark Owl.

Faring badly: Uber struggles to make inroads in Japan

2017-12-19 10:13

Uber may be shredding business models for taxi firms the world over but it is struggling to make inroads in Japan, where risk-averse passengers prefer to stick to their high-quality traditional taxi service.

#TokyoMotorShow: Honda shows off self-balancing bike

2017-10-25 12:36

Honda showcased a new motorcycle that can stand unaided with or without a rider, using technology the firm learned from developing a walking humanoid.

Kobe steel crisis: What next for automakers?

2017-10-17 13:56

Kobe steel supplies eight of the world’s biggest car companies. And it’s been lying to them.

Toyota's next sports car: The Supra-inspired GR HV concept looks great

2017-10-10 10:53

Toyota is set to unveil a dramatic open-top sports-car concept inspired by the company's legendary Supra and Toyota Sports 800 - meet the GR HV.

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