Acura's Ikeda recalls when marketing went adrift

In a quest to establish itself in a world that grew to include Lexus and Infiniti, the chief of Acura says the brand went down a "wandering road" where it lost touch with its roots.


How the extravagant Tokyo show lost its mojo

Back in its crazy, hazy heyday, the Tokyo Motor Show was the place to be. Even after Japan's economic miracle deflated in the late 1990s, the show sustained much of its allure. But then it was unceremoniously knocked off-kilter by a brutal one-two punch.


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