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Mercedes Benz Japan – G class special edition “G 550 Night Edition” – Only 100 cars available, only in Japan

Mercedes Benz Japan will roll-out a special edition of its G class four-wheel-drive vehicle model. It’s called “G 550 Night Edition” and 100 cars will be sold, only in Japan. The “G 550 Night Edition” is b[...]
Mercedes Benz Japan – G class special edition “G 550 Night Edition” – Only 100 cars available, only in Japan
Mercedes Benz Japan – G class special edition “G 550 Night Edition” – Only 100 cars available, only in JapanMercedes Benz Japan – G class special edition “G 550 Night Edition” – Only 100 cars available, only in Japan

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Honda – Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 years

Honda is celebrating the history of its cars over the last 50 years by asking people to vote on their favorite model out of the 208 that have come out over this period of time. It is a popularity contest for its cars. Voting can be don[...]
Honda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 years
Honda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 years

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Japan’s Robot Cars: Where’s this Road Going?

Optimus Prime, Hot Rod, and Ultra Magnus. These are all robot cars from the Transformers franchise rooted in early 1980s Japan. Somewhat disappointingly, here in realityland it looks like Japan’s real robot cars will have names like Ni[...]
Japan’s Robot Cars: Where’s this Road Going?

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Thanko – Car security camera – automatically activated by shocks to your car

Have you ever experienced that you found a new dent or scratch on your car when you came back to your parking spot? Thanko’s new security camera automatically starts recording a movie for a few minutes after detecting an impact t[...]
Thanko – Car security camera – automatically activated by shocks to your car
Thanko – Car security camera – automatically activated by shocks to your carThanko – Car security camera – automatically activated by shocks to your carThanko – Car security camera – automatically activated by shocks to your carThanko – Car security camera – automatically activated by shocks to your carThanko – Car security camera – automatically activated by shocks to your car

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Toyota – Doraemon is “Reborn” in new “Pink Crown” commercial series featuring Jean Reno and former AKB48 Atsuko Maeda – 50 cars now being delivered to showrooms around Japan

Toyota announced that 50 new “Pink Crown” cars will be delivered to showrooms around Japan and are expected to be attention-getters. To promote the Pink Crown, Toyota has a fun advertising series based on Doraemon, the popu[...]
Toyota – Doraemon is “Reborn” in new “Pink Crown” commercial series featuring Jean Reno and former AKB48 Atsuko Maeda – 50 cars now being delivered to showrooms around Japan
Toyota – Doraemon is “Reborn” in new “Pink Crown” commercial series featuring Jean Reno and former AKB48 Atsuko Maeda – 50 cars now being delivered to showrooms around JapanToyota – Doraemon is “Reborn” in new “Pink Crown” commercial series featuring Jean Reno and former AKB48 Atsuko Maeda – 50 cars now being delivered to showrooms around JapanToyota – Doraemon is “Reborn” in new “Pink Crown” commercial series featuring Jean Reno and former AKB48 Atsuko Maeda – 50 cars now being delivered to showrooms around JapanToyota – Doraemon is “Reborn” in new “Pink Crown” commercial series featuring Jean Reno and former AKB48 Atsuko Maeda – 50 cars now being delivered to showrooms around Japan

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Pioneer – Car Audio System – FH-780DVD with 6.1 inch VGA Monitor

Pioneer unveiled their new car audio system – FH-780DVD. It has a high-quality 6.1 inch touch panel to employ smoother and easier finger-sensitive operation in the system. It automatically lists songs that have been saved by each[...]
Pioneer – Car Audio System – FH-780DVD with 6.1 inch VGA Monitor
Pioneer – Car Audio System – FH-780DVD with 6.1 inch VGA Monitor

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Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)

The sophistication of car navigation systems in Japan is remarkable and continues to get better, with companies developing better and easier to use units, with additional fun features. Fujitsu group company, Fujitsu Ten, has introduced[...]
Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)
Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)

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Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

Nichicon is planning to begin sales of the Vehicle to Home System “EV Power Station” in July. This system enables the user to draw power from a large-capacity battery in an electric vehicle and use it in the home after bein[...]
Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

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Yupiteru brings OBD-II Support to its latest PND Car Navigation System

OBD-II or On-Board Diagnostic System is a standard to all car and give to your car manufacturer, garage or anyone with a OBD-II Cable and software the possibility to get all relevant information coming out from your car like your CO2 e[...]
Yupiteru brings OBD-II Support to its latest PND Car Navigation System

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ZMP demos RoboCar HV driverless R&D test vehicle can be driven with an iPad

The Robocar HV being developed by ZMP is a test vehicle for research and development that acquires vehicle sensor data via the vehicle’s controller area network (CAN) to enable vehicle control through an independent controller. T[...]
ZMP demos RoboCar HV driverless R&D test vehicle can be driven with an iPad

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Saginomiya Seisakusho Driving simulation vehicle testing system reproduces movement on a real vehicle

Saginomiya is developing a vehicle testing system that combines an actual vehicle with computer simulation. “Broadly speaking, we’re using two types of test system. On the right is a driving simulator, which is for sensory [...]
Saginomiya Seisakusho Driving simulation vehicle testing system reproduces movement on a real vehicle

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Aisin ITS demosntrates Intelligent monitoring and warning system for vehicles

The Aisin Group has shown a demonstration car featuring their latest Intelligent Transportation Systems technology, with a range of intelligent monitoring and warning systems. “In this system, a camera detects where your face is,[...]
Aisin ITS demosntrates Intelligent monitoring and warning system for vehicles

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Honda Develops World’s First Technology to Detect the Potential for Traffic Congestion With the Goal to Prevent Traffic Jams

Honda announced the successful development of the world’s first technology to detect the potential for traffic congestion and determine whether the driving pattern of the vehicle is likely to create traffic jams. Honda developed this t[...]
Honda Develops World’s First Technology to Detect the Potential for Traffic Congestion With the Goal to Prevent Traffic Jams

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[CEBIT 2012] DLR wants to teach you some driving skills

Not only do car drivers waste an unnecessary amount of time in congestion, they often get delayed at red lights. One solution designed to reduce frustrating waiting times will be on show at CeBIT 2011, namely a driving simulator from t[...]
[CEBIT 2012] DLR wants to teach you some driving skills
[CEBIT 2012] DLR wants to teach you some driving skills[CEBIT 2012] DLR wants to teach you some driving skills[CEBIT 2012] DLR wants to teach you some driving skills[CEBIT 2012] DLR wants to teach you some driving skills[CEBIT 2012] DLR wants to teach you some driving skills

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Toyota TES-ERA Sports EV concept!

The TES-ERA EV, developed by the Toyota Engineering Society, is an EV sports car based on the Toyota Sera, a two-door coupe produced for the Japanese domestic market in the 1990′s. It features gullwing doors, and the color scheme[...]
Toyota TES-ERA Sports EV concept!

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Near-future Car Interface Technology – Mitsubishi EMIRAI

Mitsubishi Electric have developed a car interface which they believe will be realized within a decade from now. The EMIRAI concept features a newly developed curved, rear-projection display as the dashboard, a tactile interface with b[...]
Near-future Car Interface Technology – Mitsubishi EMIRAI

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KOBOT City EV Concept Vehicle Transforms With The Push Of A Button

The Kobot is a new EV concept for navigating around cities and towns, developed by Kowa Tmsuk. There are three models in this prototype range, the single person vehicles ν (nyu) and β(beta), which with the push of a button from a smart[...]
KOBOT City EV Concept Vehicle Transforms With The Push Of A Button

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Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Press Briefing – Toyota, Nissan, Honda

Interested in Hi-tech and Car? Wanted to come to Japan for this year Tokyo Motor Show but was stuck at the office? Don’t worry here you are a nice little recap video just for you! This Video is provided to you by DigInfo.tv, Akih[...]
Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Press Briefing – Toyota, Nissan, Honda

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Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

Toyota has developed robots for care support, in response to society’s aging demographics. These robots have been co-developed with Fujita Health University. They utilize advanced technologies from Toyota, including motor control[...]
Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

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Pioneer AR-HUD Car Navigation System

In 2012, Pioneer will release the AR Head-Up Display, a next-generation car navigation system. This display uses a laser projector and a concave half-mirror to superimpose maps and navigation information onto the actual environment, 1.[...]
Pioneer AR-HUD Car Navigation System

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Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance

A first for the Japanese manufacturer! Sony, announced this week in Japan two new PND (Portable Navigation Device) with the NV-U97VT and NV-U97V. Both models comes with a nice 7” (480×272) touchscreen, 8GB of internal memory, Sony[...]
Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance
Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English GuidanceSony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance

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Sony Digital Link Sound System for Iphone

Do you fancy listening to the musics on your Iphone while driving ? Well Sony thought of it and presented us with a car integration system. This new system from Sony called XDP-PK1000 is made up of 5 elements, a cradle for the Iphone i[...]
Sony Digital Link Sound System for Iphone

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