Japanese cars

Cars, Looms, and Robots at the Toyota Museum

When we think of Japan and industry, one of the first images that comes to mind is that of a clean and efficient robot assembly line. We love to think of Japan as a heavily modernized country that has been producing things like this for many years, but this was not always the case. Visitors…
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For Racing Fans: Top 8 Race Circuits in Japan

Many tourists may not notice, but lurking within the quiet and peaceful natural landscapes of Japan are kilometers of asphalt-laid race courses home to motorsport activities such as Formula 1 and the Super GT championships. For all you racing junkies, here are the top 8 racing circuits you must visit while in East Japan. 1.…

Check Out This Japanese Motor Company Giving Cars Retro Makeovers!

The auto marketed is dominated across the world by exotic vehicles that attract the attention of any gearhead. While Japan attracts its fair share of international brands, domestic car manufacturers like Toyota and Honda have developed sophisticated designs as well. These Japanese car companies are noted for their original, slick, and interesting coachbuilding and engine…

Get Around Japan by Car With These 3 Best Car Rental Services!

Japan is well-known around the world for its fast, safe, and modern public transportation. However, using crowded trains may not always be the best idea for travelers to the Land of the Rising Sun. If you are traveling with your children or people with special needs, you may want to consider renting a car for…

A Brief History of the Toyota Prius- 4 Generations and Still Going Strong!

Few cars in history can be looked back upon as truly revolutionary and industry-altering. One such vehicle is none other than the Toyota Prius: Another proud Nippon innovation. The main selling point, of course, is the mileage, it just keeps getting better with age (like good wine): First: 16KM/L, Second: 22KM/L, Third: 31KM/L, Fourth: 40KM/L).…

2 of the Best Rent-A-Car Companies in Japan and How to Rent from Them

Driving a car in Japan has never been so easy with many rental companies offering services at a lower price for your short travels. If you have a driver’s license that is valid in Japan, the best way to have a trip is to rent a car, pick it up and go for the ride.…

Otaku take their Passion to the Extreme: Would You Do this to Your Car?

The Japanese otaku culture is probably one of the most fun, creative and downright trendiest sights to see in Japan, and it’s no wonder it has become yet, another great reason for travelers to visit the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. The ultimate otakus in the country go into great depth with their love of…
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Subaru: Take a Ride in One of the Safest Vehicles on the Road

Perhaps one of the main reasons why there is a growing demand for Subaru cars all over the world is because the brand was able to build a reputation of building very safe vehicles. Just recently this 2015, Subaru XV Crosstrek and Impreza received the top rating of Advanced Safety Vehicle-Plus (ASV+) from the Japan…

Made in Japan: Mazda’s Rotary-Powered Sports Cars

Mazda may be known in the automotive industry as a small car maker from Hiroshima with a history of ups and downs, but for die-hard auto enthusiasts, they are known for one thing, the rotary engine. Unlike the conventional internal combustion engine, the rotary engine does not utilise a piston and a crankshaft to create…