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Toyota Launches New GR Sports Car Brand (News)

Tokyo, Sept. 19 (Jiji Press)—Toyota Motor Corp. on Tuesday launched the new GR sports car brand, under which the company will sell vehicles developed using know-how gained through its involvement in motor racing. For the next 100 years, Toyota will do things that demonstrate that "cars are fun," President Akio Toyoda told a GR brand launch event in Tokyo, apparently bearing in mind talk that th…

Nissan to Launch New Leaf Electric Vehicle Model in October (News)

Chiba, Sept. 6 (Jiji Press)—Japan's Nissan Motor Co. said Wednesday it will launch a fully remodeled version of its zero-emissions Leaf electric vehicle on October 2. The second-generation Leaf, to be priced between ¥3,150,360 and ¥3,990,600 yen, can travel up to 400 kilometers on a single full battery charge, against 280 kilometers for the current model, thanks to a higher battery capacity. …

Eco-Cars and Sports Cars Among the Highlights at the Tokyo Motor Show

The Tokyo Motor Show, the Japanese automobile industry's biennial extravaganza, took place at Tokyo Big Sight from November 20 this year. Among the numerous world premieres was an impressive lineup of sports cars and eco-friendly cars loaded with the latest technology.

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