In case you’re not the walking type
Tokyo is easily one of the world's most pedestrian-friendly cities for tourists. With almost every worthwhile destination easily accessible by a quick train ride and short walk, there's rarely ever a need to hail a taxi-unless you get
This is a thing, apparently
Add this to the list of reasons Japan is one of your favorite places to visit: The country might be the only place (at least that we know of) that offers the haunted house experience via the convenience of drive-through.A
When will we start taking EVs seriously?
Tokyo ambulances aren't just busy saving lives. Now, they're saving the environment, too.Nissan has just announced that NV400 Zero Emission is now part of the Tokyo Fire Department's ambulance fleet. The news comes as part of a collaboration
We appreciate good driving
Guess how many Fast and Furious movies we've had, so far? Nope...more. Eight. Eight! And that's leaving out the shiny-headed spin-off punchfest known as Hobbs & Shaw. Altogether, the F&F circus has pocketed almost $6 billion (P304.
Worth the read?
It looks like we may finally get an inside, albeit probably one-sided, look at the inner workings of Carlos Ghosn's disgraced exit from the Nissan Motor Company.According to a report by Japan Times, the now-fugitive former Nissan CEO
Sad life
Ah, Japan. It's not just the Land of the Rising Sun, but also of great seafood, even better cars, and arguably the best public transportation system in the entire world. Frankly, it's impossible to visit the country without falling in
The plan is to make 2,500 a month
Another carmaker is stepping up its efforts to help authorities in their fight against COVID-19. This time, it's Nissan that's saying it will soon begin manufacturing face shields to protect frontliners in Japan.The carmaker says it can make
Stay home, stay safe
The Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine period and its accompanying public transportation ban have, quite frankly, turned most parts of Metro Manila into ghost towns.Places and thoroughfares which are usually busy-either packed with cars or the hustle and bustle of
We miss traveling
The Ferrari 599 XX Evoluzione was categorically not a road car. It was the hardest of hard-core front-engine, rear-wheel-drive V12s from Ferrari, and remained on a tight leash from Maranello at all times. If you bought one, you
Ride one, we want to
Star Wars is an unprecedented feat in entertainment. Forty-two years have passed since the release of the first film, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in the US back in 1977. The final installment in the series, Star Wars: The
No car is too sacred to modify
SEMA is America's monolithic tuning convention where the great, the good, and those people looking to wash illegitimate money go to show off their modified wares to the world. Well, each January, the same thing happens in Japan. It's called
Kawaii!
In 2019, Japan's best-selling car shifted 253,500 units. We don't have the end-of-year stats for the Philippine market yet, but for a bit of context, our 2019 midyear report showed that the best-selling brand in
In hybrid form
Ever been to Tokyo and thought, 'This would be much more interesting if it looked a little more like London'? Yeah, us neither. Still, that's not going to stop the London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) from giving it a go. Don'
Held at the famous Tsukuba Circuit
Each year, there's a British motoring event that shouldn't just be dog-eared into your diary, but tattooed. We are of course talking about the marvelous throwback spectacle commonly known as Goodwood Revival. The three-day festival celebrates the finest
911s as wide as the eye can see
If you're a fan of arse-engined cars from Stuttgart, you've probably heard of Rauh-Welt Begriff. Or RWB, to give it its shorter moniker. They're the crazy Porsches with outlandishly widebody kits and the kind of wings that
“I am now in Lebanon and will no longer be held hostage"
Disgraced former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has fled Japan and is now taking refuge in the Lebanese Republic.According to a report by the New York Times and Lebanese newspaper Al-Joumhouriya, Ghosn escaped to Lebanon via a private jet from Turkey.
Has it really been that long since the event was first held?
It's hard to believe that the Tokyo Motor Show has been held since 1954. During that year, of the 267 vehicles exhibited at the event, only 17 were passenger cars. This was because of the high demand for commercial-use vehicles
Could there be an afterlife for this collection of sad, abandoned cars?
You may have seen our recent article on the abandoned Toyota Supra race car. To the surprise of many, that legendary racer had been left to rot for over 15 years. Unsurprisingly, a lot you were sad about that-especially the generation
“No one wanted it—it was too complex to run, too expensive”
Secondhand car dealers use all kind of zany bait to try and lure potential buyers in. In the US, those giant inflatable men that look like they're having a disco seizure are common. In the UK, they tend to park an
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