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Laguna Seca (photo by Kenny Nakajima)

Mazda Supports Motorsports: Creating A Ladder System From The Grassroots Up

Located in the picturesque resort town of Monterey, nestled in the suburbs of San Francisco in northern California is the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Laguna Seca circuit is the only one in the world, much less the US, whose name is adorned with the name of an auto manufacturer.
New Honda Civic Hatchback

2016 Paris Motor Show: New Honda Civic Hatchback with 182hp 1.5L turbo

Honda is set to unveil the new Civic Hatchback for Europe at the 2016 Paris Motor Show on September 29 with not only a 1.0L version but also a 1.5L turbo engine version.
Teaser image of Nissan's new model

2016 Paris Motor Show: Nissan to unveil what could be the next-gen Micra

Nissan Motor Company will be unveiling a new model at the upcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show, which commences on September 29.
Subaru XV Hybrid tS

Subaru to release special XV Hybrid STI complete car October 25

Subaru Tecnica International (STI) has unveiled the XV Hybrid tS, a limited edition model based on the Subaru XV Hybrid, and it goes on sale October 25.
Mitsubishi's Lancer Evolution Final Edition (US model)

Mitsubishi auctions off final unit of Lancer Evolution Final Edition for $76,400 US

On September 15, Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) announced that the last unit of its Lancer Evolution Final Edition was auctioned off to the highest bidder for charity.
Lexus Kinetic Seat Concept

[Paris Motor Show 2016] Artificial Spider Silk Used for Seats... Lexus

Lexus announced on September 15 that they will debut their new concept seat, the "Kinetic Seat Concept," at the Paris Motor Show 2016, held in France on September 29.
2015 Tokyo Motor Show opening ceremony

JAMA releases dates and basic schedule for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association announced that it will hold the 2017 45th Annual Tokyo Motor Show from October 27 to November 5, 2017, at Tokyo Big Sight.
Toyota C-HR (European model)

2016 Paris Motor Show: Toyota to raise the curtain on C-HR production model

On September 13, Toyota Motor Europe announced it will fully unveil the C-HR production model at the 2016 Paris Motor Show commencing on September 29.
Honda Kumamoto plant

Honda says Kumamoto plant fully recovered from April earthquake

On September 14, Honda announced that its Kumamoto plant, which was heavily damaged in the recent Kumamoto earthquake, had returned to its pre-earthquake level.
New and improved Mazda6

New and improved Mazda6 offers black pillars and ceiling for luxury grade

The newly improved Mazda6, which the company released on August 25, offers an even more dynamic performance than the previous model with the use of features like its G-vectoring control and diesel engine's highly precise supercharger system.
Toyota 86 GT "Limited"

Photo Feature: Toyota brushes up the 86 with racing technology and know-how

The Toyota 86 2-dor sport coupe, which first made its appearance in 2012, underwent some major changes in July. Although the company officially calls it “minor changes,” the application of know-how acquired through things like the 24 Hours Nürburgring put the changes on par with a full-model change. As Toyota says, it has “refined the driving experience.”
Honda Kumamoto Factory

Honda President Yasato On Complete Restoration Of Kumamoto Factory, “We’ve Got Keep On Working Steadily”

Honda opened up their Kumamoto factory (Ozu-cho, Kumamoto Prefecture) that they have been working to restore to working order since the earthquake in April to members of the press on 13 September.
Mitsubishi Pajero

Mitsubishi sales remain stable in China; August results

In early September, Mitsubishi’s Chinese corporation announced its August sales results for the Chinese market. According to these results, overall sales were 5,338 units, remaining flat from the previous year.
Laguna Seca (Photo by: Kenny Nakajima)

Photo Feature: “Sparky” captures checkered flag at MX-5 Cup Invitational

The MX-5 Cup Invitational was held on September 10 & 11 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California where American Nathaniel “Sparky” Sparks captured the overall victory. Japanese driver Yuui Tsutsumi finished in fifth place.
The all-new Mazda CX-5

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show: Mazda to highlight this year’s show with global premiere

It looks as though Mazda is set to unveil a brand new vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. This was announced on September 9 by organizers for the upcoming 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Photo Feature: New Subaru Impreza prototype

Photo Feature: New Subaru Impreza prototype

The prototype for the 5th generation Subaru Impreza has been unveiled to the media.
Nissan Sylphy

Nissan's China sales up 16.6% in August

On September 5, Nissan reported its August China new car sales figures. Total August sales including commercial cars, exports, and models sold by its local subsidiary Dongfeng Nissan's sales totaled 103,800 units. This is 16.6% up year-over-year and marks the 6th consecutive month of growth.
Australia's StreetFX Motorsport, which established the Nissan GT-R's engine on the Toyota 86

Toyota 86 to feature Nissan GT-R engine for 1,000ps of maximum output

Australia’s StreetFX Motorsport has revealed a tuning project for the globally popular Toyota 86 sports car, which will astonish fans around the world.
Daihatsu Move Canbus

Daihatsu's Ueda calls new Daihatsu Move Canbus a model for the brand's next 100 years

On September 7, Daihatsu released the new Move Canbus kei model. Aimed at female drivers, it is a tall wagon with a friendly and cute design. Daihatsu's monthly goal target is 5,000.
Move Canbus

Daihatsu releases Move Canbus kei car for around-30 female drivers

On September 7, Daihatsu unveiled and began sales of its new Move Canbus kei model. It is a tall wagon designed for female drivers with storage space and price on par with the Move and Tanto.