Hands on: Sony Vision-S concept car review www.whathifi.com

Undoubtedly the most surprising moment at CES 2020 so far was when Sony drove it’s prototype Vision-S car out onto its stand at the Sony press conference. The Sony Vision-S is a fully operational ele…

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Sony as Automaker akihabaranews.com

At a recent trade show, Sony unveiled a prototype car called the Vision-S, surprising many observers who didn’t realize that firm is serious about its ambitions as an automaker.

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How Subaru Nearly Took on Smart in America with a Swarm of Tiny Japanese Cars www.thedrive.com

Subaru Subaru R1Kei cars are a Japanese phenomenon, a defined class of tiny vehicles born from the same postwar constraints responsible for European microcars like the Isetta.
A couple of hatchbacks,…

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Nissan 'Actively Working On' Next-Gen Z and GT-R, Fans 'Can Expect Something Soon' www.thedrive.com

Nissan officials have reportedly confirmed in interviews at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show that successors to the marque's storied sports cars, the Z and GT-R, are in development.
Espinosa reportedly stat…

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2020 Honda Fit Debuts With Two-Motor Hybrid Powertrain at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show www.thedrive.com

Honda unveiled its all-new 2020 Fit subcompact hatchback at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show on Wednesday, which for the first time will be sold as a two-motor hybrid.
Before you get too excited, however, t…

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Toyota will offer robot taxi rides during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo www.theverge.com

Toyota, the world’s largest automaker, has largely kept quiet on its self-driving car program.
That’s about to change in 2020: Toyota says it will be conducting a limited ride-hailing pilot in downto…

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2020 Mazda MX-30 Electric Crossover Wows at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show www.thedrive.com

Mazda launched its first dedicated electric vehicle (EV), the 2020 Mazda MX-30 crossover, at its homeland's most prestigious automotive gathering: the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show.
This MX-30 will be the fi…

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Tokyo transport map in real time nagix.github.io

This is a cute visualisation of tokyo transport (is it only JR?) in real time

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'Flying motorbike' to debut at Tokyo Motor Show japantoday.com

A.L.I. Technologies Inc has developed a motorbike-like floating vehicle. The company plans to exhibit a prototype of the vehicle, "Speeder," in its booth at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019, which will…

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See-Through Honda S2000 Surfaces at Owner's Meeting in Japan www.thedrive.com

According to Tire Meets Road , the clear S2000 was spotted at this year's annual owner's meeting at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan.
As if a mint, unmodified S2000 owned and maintained by Honda itself woul…

posted by  AkihabaraBot | 6 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


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