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Nissan’s Bad Year Greenlit for a Sequel

Nissan is bracing for a bad year. On Tuesday, the automaker held a press conference at its headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, to tell the world that it’s forecasting a 28-percent decline in operating profit this year. While that sounds bad, it comes on the heels of the company’s financial results for the 12-month period ending March […] The post Nissan’s Bad Year Greenlit for a Sequel appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Autos, Nissan, Renault, Industry News, Yokohama Japan, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Hiroto Saikawa, Earnings Reports, Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance, Jean-Dominique Senard

Coe declines to say more publicly on Caster Semenya ruling

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Officials of track and field’s world governing body — the IAAF — said before a news conference on Friday in Japan that president Sebastian Coe would not comment further on the landmark legal case involving two-time Olympic gold-medal winner Caster Semenya. Coe was asked one question about it, anyway, and said […]
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, IAAF, Yokohama Japan, Sebastian Coe, Coe, Caster Semenya, Caster Semenya Coe

Greetings from Japan!

Hello! I am a old boy living in Yokohama, Japan. A few years ago, I bought kobo for the first time as e-ink device, since then I devoted myself to this kind of devices because they are lightweighted and less battery consuming. I am now enjoying my devices (kobo glo) with Android (ver 2.3) for the following purposes. (Many thanks to Mr.Marek!) - playing game : "go(tsumego)", "shogi(chess)", "suudoku", "crosswords puzzle", they need a lot of time to think and e-ink device is suitable even thoug...
Tags: Books, Japan, Wikipedia, Introduce Yourself, Yokohama Japan, Marek

Nissan’s governance committee says Ghosn had too much power

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — A Nissan committee set up to strengthen corporate governance after the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn says it found he had too much power and recommended that the scandal-hit Japanese automaker add more independent outside directors to its board and better oversee compensation and auditing. The proposed changes were announced […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nation & World

18 Composers Receive 2019 ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards

The ASCAP Foundation has announced the 18 recipients and 4 honorable mentions of the 2019 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The recipients, who receive cash awards, range in age from 11 to 29 and hail from five continents. They were selected through a juried national competition; the ASCAP composer/judges for the 2019 competition were: Fabian Almazan, Erica Lindsay, and Nate Smith. The 14 winners of the 2019 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award… Top row (left to right): Eri Chichibu, ...
Tags: Headlines, New York, California, Boston, Religion, Los Angeles, Chicago, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Jazz, Miami, Dublin, Pittsburgh, Prospect Park, Ascap, Yokohama Japan

Step Counts of Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults for 10 Months Before and After the Release of Pokémon GO in Yokohama, Japan

Background: Smartphones have been integrated into our society and are expected to serve as tools to improve health outcomes. In the summer of 2016, Pokémon GO, a location-based augmented reality game for smartphones was released; it attracted attention from the perspective of health, especially with its potential to increase physical activity (PA). A few studies have compared objectively measured step counts before and after the release of the game; however, they were conducted over a short stud...
Tags: Health, Yokohama Japan, Yokohama

Nissan unveils new Leaf car after Ghosn's arrest delays it

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan is showing the beefed up version of its hit Leaf electric car as the Japanese automaker seeks to distance itself from the arrest of its star executive Carlos Ghosn.The event at Nissan Motor Co.'s Yokohama... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Yokohama, Nissan Motor Co

Nissan board meets but no chairman picked to replace Ghosn

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan's board met Monday but failed to pick a new chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations, saying more discussion was needed.Nissan Motor... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor

What is Crashed Ice?

It might not be an Olympic year, but you can still get your fix of crazy winter sports. Downhill ice cross might be the most extreme winter sport you’ve never heard of. It’s basically snowboard cross except with ice skates on a track of ice. Decked out in protective hockey gear, athletes race up to 50 mph down a precipitous course filled with hairpin turns, hills, and vertical drops. Crashed Ice, the sport’s biggest world tour, is created and managed by Red Bull, and it debuted in the United...
Tags: Travel, Minnesota, Boston, US, Sports, Fox, United States, Red Bull, East Coast, Matador Network, St Paul, Yokohama Japan, Fenway Park, Japan Times, Minneapolis St Paul, Todd Walker

Linux Foundation’s OpenChain project welcomes Google, Facebook and Uber

The Linux Foundation’s OpenChain project helps company find ways to comply with open source licensing requirements. Today at the Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama, Japan it announced Google, Facebook and Uber have joined the project as platinum members. As platinum members the three companies become part of the governing board. Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager says as the project has matured, this a logical point for three large technology companies to come on board. “Facebook, Google ...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Open Source, Developer, Linux Foundation, Compliance, Licensing, Yokohama Japan, Google Facebook, Facebook Google, Coughlan, Shane Coughlan, Max Sills, Josh Simmons

Mooneyes Highlight: Heiwa’s award-winning BMW R75/6

Yesterday it felt like the entire custom world was in Yokohama, Japan, for the famous Mooneyes show. Officially called the ‘Hot Rod Custom Show,’ it’s a one-day, nine-hour spectacle that draws the best customizers from all corners of the Land of the Rising Sun—and many from other continents, too. Most of the top builders reveal a new bike at Mooneyes, including Kengo Kimura of the acclaimed Hiroshima workshop Heiwa. This year, he unveiled this sparkling BMW R75/6, stripped to the bare bones a...
Tags: Facebook, US, Malaysia, Motorcycles, Bmw, Hiroshima, Kawasaki, Yokohama Japan, Ikon, Koni, Heiwa, Kimura, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, Kengo Kimura, Heiwa Motorcycle

Nissan chair Ghosn arrested in probe of financial misconduct

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor's chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed for alleged under-reporting of his income and misuse of company funds, the company said Monday.The Japanese automaker's CEO Hiroto... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor, Hiroto

Lecomte reaches mile 1,000 in his swim across the Pacific Ocean

Ben Lecomte, the first person to swim across the Atlantic Ocean back in 1998, is now attempting to be the first swimmer to traverse the Pacific Ocean. The record-setter is taking on the challenge not only for himself, but also to raise awareness about ocean pollution, health and conservation. Lecomte has now passed the 1,000 nautical mile marker from his starting point in the port city of Yokohama, Japan. “My eyes are not too much on the milestones,” Lecomte said of his headline distance. “But ...
Tags: Design, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Yokohama Japan, Ben, Yokohama, North Pacific, Lecomte, Ben Lecomte

After drama-filled U.S. Open win, Naomi Osaka scores Nissan endorsement deal

Naomi Osaka's U.S. Open win was overshadowed by Serena Williams' dispute with the umpire, but the budding Japanese tennis star did enough to sign a major endorsement deal, with more likely on the way. Nissan on Thursday named Osaka its newest "brand ambassador," meaning she will appear in global ads for the automaker and will also be provided Nissan vehicles while on tour.Still, Osaka, who was born in Japan but has lived in the U.S. since she was age 3, won't be appearing in U.S. ads, at least n...
Tags: Japan, Advertising, Nissan, Serena Williams, Osaka, Yokohama Japan, Naomi Osaka, Nissan North America, J Schultz

Osaka’s US Open win re-opens cultural discussion in Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Naomi Osaka’s victory in the U.S. Open has added her to a growing list of athletes, Nobel Prize winners, and beauty pageant contestants who have raised the issue of what it means to be Japanese. The daughter of a Japanese mother and a Haitian father, Osaka was born in Japan but […]
Tags: Japan, News, Sports, Osaka, Yokohama Japan, Naomi Osaka, Nation & World

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto Criticizes Free-to-Play Games Model

Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto thinks the industry needs to shun the free-to-play business model and deliver titles at fixed prices, Bloomberg reports. The “Super Mario Bros.” and “Donkey Kong” creator made those comments at the Computer Entertainment Developers Conference in Yokohama, Japan, on Wednesday. “We’re lucky to have such a giant market, so our […]
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Nintendo, Mario Bros, Shigeru Miyamoto, Yokohama Japan, Donkey Kong, Fire Emblem Heroes, Super Mario Run

Nissan's Senior VP of Design, Alfonso Albaisa, on His Design Process, Working in Japan & Advice for Young Designers

Image via Group 1 Nissan Nissan's Senior VP of Global Design, Alfonso Albaisa, started his transportation design journey at a very young age, crafting mini paper replicas of yachts driving by his childhood home in Miami. With the support of creative family members—both his father and uncle were respected Cuban architects prior to the 60s revolution—Albasia decided to take his passion and turn it into a career path. Through a few unexpected twists and turns, he is now the VP of design at one of...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Design, California, Cars, Boats, Miami, Nissan, Kyoto, Designer Profiles, New York Auto Show, Clay, Don, Yokohama Japan, Pratt, Tokyo Motor Show

Super Unicorn Dragon Fantastic Double Gallery from Mooneyes SoCal and Japan

The Mooneyes Show is more than a drag race and lifestyle event in SoCal, it’s an international cultural juggernaut. No one show combines lowriders, hipsters, street rodders, artists, drag racers and regular car guys like Mooneyes. The December show is actually two shows that are a week apart. One in Irwindale, California, outside of Los Angeles and the other in Yokohama, Japan. The two places couldn’t be more different, yet owner Shige Suganuma seems to have found common ground in cars. We se...
Tags: Google, Japan, News, Los Angeles, Nikon, Yokohama Japan, Saki, Irwindale California, Shige Suganuma, Mooneyes SoCal, California Gallery

Japan name Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa in preliminary World Cup squad

Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa has been been named to his first Japan squad since last October. TOKYO -- New Japan coach Akira Nishino named Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa to Japan's squad on Friday for an international friendly on May 30 against Ghana in Yokohama. Japan are expected to name their final 23-man squad for the World Cup on May 31, several days ahead of the June 4 deadline. The two had struggled to make the team under former coach Vahid Halilhodzic, but Nishino made it clear th...
Tags: Japan, Football, Sport, Story, Tokyo, FIFA World Cup, Ghana, Shinji Kagawa, Keisuke Honda, Yokohama Japan, New Japan, Vahid Halilhodzic, Akira Nishino, Nishino

Nissan not changing autonomous drive tests over Uber crash

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan’s chief planning officer says the Japanese automaker does not plan to change its road tests for self-driving vehicles after the recent fatal accident of an Uber autonomous vehicle. Some fear a setback for the technology after a pedestrian was killed Sunday night in a crash involving a self-driving Uber SUV […]
Tags: Business, News, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Nation & World

Original solo female travelers

Today’s solo female travel movement — the subject of so many articles, books, and blogs, the inspiration for so many trips and lifestyles — can trace its roots in America back to two people: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland. Bly and Bisland were New York-based reporters in the late 1880s, at a time when American women had still not been granted the right to vote. Women in the field of journalism in this era had a particularly difficult time — most publications would not hire them unless it was...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, London, Mexico, France, Singapore, US, America, San Francisco, United States, United Kingdom, New Orleans, Around The World, Louisiana

One Perfect Day: The Classic Auto Show

All photos by the author, unless otherwise noted. Here at Hemmings, it’s not lost on anyone that car shows are the lifeblood of car culture. It’s where we all meet up, where we debut our old cars, where we make wild promises and take crazy dares…it’s what we use as an incentive when making unrealistic commitments to spend stupid amounts of time and money in the interest of making wildly outdated technology function properly, just long enough to get from Point A to Point B and park our collectiv...
Tags: Chuck, Hollywood, California, La, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shows, David, Muscle cars, Vw, Porsche, Motorcycles, Ford, Washington Dc, Mission District, Gm

Ford Tests Autonomous Delivery Services in Miami

Ford Motor Co. is making Miami-Dade County its new test bed for self-driving vehicles. The automaker and its partners -- Domino's Pizza, ride-hailing company Lyft and delivery company Postmates -- are starting pilot programs to see how consumers react to autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles. Self-driving startup and Ford partner Argo AI already has a fleet of cars in the area making the highly detailed maps that are necessary for self-driving. Ford also will establish its first-ever autonomou...
Tags: Google, Lyft, Singapore, New York City, Ford, Miami, Argo, Yokohama Japan, Ford Motor Co, Miami Dade County, General Motors Co, Miami Dade, Nissan Motor Co, Phoenix San Francisco, Waymo, Ford Tests Autonomous Delivery Services

Nissan to debut its self-driving taxis in Japan

Nissan will begin testing its Easy Ride self-driving taxi service in Yokohama, Japan on March 5, 2018, with plans to launch the full service by the start of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. In collaboration with Tokyo-based mobile app developer DeNA, Nissan will run the trial service on a 2.8 mile-route running from their headquarters to the Yokohama World Porters shopping center. While limited to start, the opening of Nissan’s Easy Ride service marks an significant step forward into the futu...
Tags: Japan, Design, Dubai, Tokyo, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Engadget, DeNA Nissan, Yokohama World Porters

Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — In the future Nissan envisions, driverless cars will pick up children from school and recommend restaurants to tourists in various languages. Nissan Motor Co. says feedback from people who try it will be used to fine-tune its “robo-vehicle mobility service.” The automaker said Friday that 300 people have already signed up […]
Tags: Business, News, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Nissan Motor Co, Nation & World

Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Starting next month, Nissan Motor Co. is testing on regular roads what it calls "a robo-vehicle mobility service." Called Easy Ride, it uses a cell-phone app to book semi-autonomous driven rides.But Easy Ride... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nissan, Yokohama Japan, Nissan Motor Co

The Buoyant Brutalism of the Oriel Window House in Yokohama, Japan

Occupying a plot of just 45 square meters across from a picturesque park in Yokohama, Japan, Oriel Window House by local practice Shinsuke Fujii Architects is a glass and concrete building that takes full advantage of its location and limited footprint to provide its occupants with comfortable living and working quarters of minimalist elegance.
Tags: Art, Yokohama Japan, Shinsuke Fujii, Oriel Window House, Yokohama Japan Oriel Window House

NYC's 6 Coolest Tattoo Artists — & The Ink That Proves It!

Photographed by Keiko Lynn. Visiting New York for the first time? Or just ready to explore your home base deeper than you have in the past five years? No problem, because we put together the ultimate tour guide. Our map to the must-see spots doesn't involve checking out the top of the Empire State building or biking across the Brooklyn Bridge. Instead, ours leads you to destinations offering up the best New York City souvenir you could ever imagine.New York has nearly as many tattoo artists ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, London, Australia, Germany, New York City, San Francisco, Colombia, San Diego, Philadelphia, Bill, Montreal, Edward, Bogota

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO Achieves a New Breakthrough in 5G mmWave Long-Distance Mobility Trial over 39 GHz Band

[Yokohama, Japan, December 18, 2017] Huawei and NTT DOCOMO, INC., has completed a successful joint field trial for 5G mobile communications over a long distance with 39 GHz Millimeter Wave (mmWave) band in Yokohama, one of largest commercial areas in Japan. In this trial, the downlink data transmissions were achieved at a maximum speed over […]
Tags: Japan, Seo, Huawei, Yokohama Japan, Yokohama, NTT Docomo Inc, NTT Docomo

Hot Rods Are Alive & Well in Japan

Here’s a little preview of what is happening tomorrow when Mooneyes Japan throws open the doors to their 26th Annual Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show 2017 in Yokohama, Japan. It’s only a one-day show, but it is packed with the highest quality cars, trucks, and motorcycles that makes the event the largest of its kind in all of Asia. And the paint jobs! Wait until you see the incredible detail that goes into the paint jobs on some of the 250 cars and 600 motorcycles in the show. --> ...
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Yokohama Japan, Yokohama Hot Rod Custom, Mooneyes Japan