Tokyo Motor Show

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Honda readies new turbocharged engines, 8-speed dual-clutch transmission

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Honda unveiled a series of downsized, turbocharged engines and an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, rounding out its line of Earth Dreams powertrains with ones that offer more performance without sacrificing fuel economy.... Read More »

 

Lexus expects global sales record of more than 520,000 units this year

10:18 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Lexus will reach a global sales record this year, a top executive said while unveiling the close-to-production prototype of the luxury brand's RC sporty coupe.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Infiniti comes home to Japan -- sort of

5:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Nissan is finally bringing the Infiniti marque to Japan, a quarter century after its global debut in the United States. Well, sort of. Building Infiniti into a truly global brand -- with name recognition in its home market -- could benefit its image in North America and elsewhere.... Read More »

 

Toyoda touts Tokyo show as high-tech hub

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
The Tokyo Motor Show has fallen on hard times as global automakers channel their marketing efforts into bigger shows in China.... Read More »

 

TOKYO MOTOR SHOW PREVIEW

Japanese brands to embrace the small, the sporty and the futuristic

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2013
Japan's automakers will go futuristic and local at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, combining the far-out concept cars the show has been famous for alongside the Japan-only 660cc minicars -- some of which are delightfully sporty -- that represent a third of the home market.... Read More »

 

Jaguar gives look at F-Type coupe

Nov. 9, 2013 06:01 CET
Jaguar has released a teaser photo of its F-Type coupe before unveiling the car this month at the Los Angeles and Tokyo auto shows.... Read More »

 

Jaguar gives look at F-Type coupe before shows

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2013
Jaguar has released a teaser photo of its F-Type coupe before unveiling the car this month at the Los Angeles and Tokyo auto shows.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Nissan shows delta-wing concept for city streets

9:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2013
Nissan will channel its Le Mans racing know-how at this month's Tokyo Motor Show with a new three-seat delta-winged concept car fit for city streets.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO AUTO SHOW

VW will debut diesel-electric Up minicar

Nov. 7, 2013 12:35 CET
VW will unveil the Twin-Up diesel-electric hybrid concept version of its Up minicar at the Tokyo auto show. VW says the concept uses 1.1 liters of fuel per 100km.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Toyota goes futuristic at Tokyo show

Nov. 5, 2013 05:30 CET
Toyota is going futuristic at the Tokyo auto show. It will introduce a wave-inspired fuel cell sedan, a new Japan taxi and a podlike one-seater that steers with a tilt of the driver's body.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Toyota goes futuristic at Tokyo show

11:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Toyota is going futuristic at this month's Tokyo Motor Show. It will introduce a wave-inspired fuel cell sedan, a next-generation Japan taxi and a podlike one-seater that steers with a tilt of the driver's body as the brand tries to rekindle its reputation for innovation.... Read More »

 

Subaru to show sports tourer concept in Tokyo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Subaru will unveil a wagon-shaped sports tourer concept this month at the Tokyo Motor Show that previews a production model coming to market next year.... Read More »

 

Mitsubishi focuses on utilities, hybrids at Tokyo show

11:32 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
Mitsubishi Motors will unveil concepts that play to its strengths at the Tokyo Motor Show this month: utility vehicles and electrified drivetrains.... Read More »

 

Subaru to debut sports tourer concept in Tokyo

10:32 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2013
Subaru today said it plans to unveil at November's Tokyo Motor Show a new sports tourer concept, a wagon-shaped preview of a production model coming to market next year.... Read More »

 

Glimpse of Honda's future in Tokyo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
Honda will introduce concepts of a mini-roadster that previews a new design language and its NSX sports car, alongside production versions of the upcoming Fit-based small crossover at the Tokyo auto show next month.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Honda goes small, sporty at Tokyo show

10:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2013
Honda is going sporty and small at the Tokyo Motor Show next month, introducing close-to-production concepts of a miniroadster and its NSX sports car, alongside production versions of the upcoming Fit-based small crossover and a Japan-market miniwagon.... Read More »

 

Toyota cuts fuel cell costs by nearly $1 million for new hydrogen car

Oct. 11, 2013 12:54 CET
Toyota reduced the cost of the fuel cell system in its next hydrogen-powered car by almost $1 million. The mid-sized sedan will launch in 2015 in Europe, the U.S. and Japan, with a price below $100,000.... Read More »

 

20 years after debut, Isuzu VehiCross designers reunite

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Twenty years after Isuzu's VehiCross debuted as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, two men who helped design the influential little SUV have been reunited.... Read More »

 

Lexus RC 350 coupe to debut in Tokyo

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 22, 2013
Lexus will add another coupe to its stable, supplementing its IS C retractable hardtop with a pure coupe called the RC 350 that will be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show in November.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Lexus RC 350 to debut at Tokyo show, arrive in U.S. late next year

6:37 pm U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
Lexus will add another coupe to its stable, supplementing its IS C retractable hardtop with a pure coupe, called the RC 350, that will be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show in November.... Read More »

 

Scheduler's horror: 1 week, 3 auto shows

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2013
In a calamitous bit of coincidental timing, three major auto shows are scheduled at the same time this November. The Tokyo, Los Angeles and Guangzhou, China, shows all have media days of Nov. 21 and 22.... Read More »

 

Again, Tokyo show a no-go for Detroit 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2013
The Detroit 3 will sit out the Tokyo Motor Show, no-shows for the third straight time.... Read More »

 

FINAL ASSEMBLY

Tokyo show gets rebranded as a technology fest

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2012
The Tokyo Motor Show has taken a beating in recent years. Its tally of global concept and production-vehicle debuts and its attendance have fallen, even as rival shows in China have risen in global importance and prestige. Now organizers are attempting to rebrand the Tokyo event as the world's top showcase of automotive technology.... Read More »

 

HANS GREIMEL

Tokyo auto show rebranded as technology show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2012
The beleaguered Tokyo auto show, beset by fading importance and falling attendance, has taken a beating in recent years from bigger, brighter shows in China and beyond.... Read More »

 

HANS GREIMEL

Tokyo Motor Show rebranded as technology show

1:29 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2012
The beleaguered Tokyo Motor Show, beset by fading importance and falling attendance, has taken a beating in recent years from bigger, brighter shows in China and beyond.... Read More »

 

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