Automechanika

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2021 to offer a ‘S.E.T.’ of solutions for visitors

2020 has been a bad year for all types of public events as governments all over the world prohibited any activity where many people gathered and could spread the COVID-19 coronavirus. Concerts, sports events, banquets, conferences and exhibitions were all postponed or cancelled. Even the Olympics, to have been held in Japan in July this […]

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2019 NISMO Festival GT-R and Z

22nd NISMO Festival this weekend celebrates 50th anniversaries of Nissan GT-R and Fairlady Z

Each year, NISMO, Nissan’s motorsports and high-performance division, holds the NISMO Festival which gives fans an opportunity to get up close with their favourite Nissan racing cars and drivers. Tomorrow (December 8) will see the 22nd edition of the event at Japan’s Fuji Speedway. This year’s event, which coincides with the 35th anniversary of NISMO’s […]

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2019 Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept

Lexus LF-30 concept shows the electrified future of Toyota’s luxury brand (w/VIDEO)

Since Lexus was created in 1989 as Toyota’s luxury brand, it has usually been used as a technological showcase, introducing new technologies that in later years trickle down to Toyota models (Optitron meters are on example). It has enjoyed autonomy to choose its direction and product portfolio, coming out with successes like the RX which […]

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Nissan IMk concept EV – the perfect city car of the future? (w/VIDEO)

The Tokyo Motor Show 2019 saw not only one Nissan EV concept, but two beautiful specimens. The Nissan Ariya Concept was showcased side by side with another EV concept that’s meant for chic urban commuters in the form of the Nissan IMk. Just like the Ariya, the IMk concept brings all the elements of high-tech […]

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Nissan Ariya Concept unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show 2019 (w/VIDEO)

The Tokyo Motor Show 2019 is going on at full swing at the moment and all of the major Japanese manufacturers are showcasing their possible future in the automotive industry. Nissan is bringing their heat to the show with not one, but two concept vehicles and one of them is the Nissan Ariya Concept.

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MAZDA MX-30

Global debut of Mazda’s first all-electric model – the MX-30

The history of Mazda has some dark periods, times when the company was on the brink of bankruptcy. Of course, nothing can ever compare to that dark period in 1945 when an atomic bomb destroyed its home city of Hiroshima and an estimated 140,000 people lost their lives. At that time, Mazda was already making […]

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HEADS UP! First Mazda production EV debuts 23 October 2019

Mazda has announced that they’ll be introducing their very first production EV (electric vehicle) on 23 October 2019. This means that two days from now, the electrified Mazda will make its official debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show and judging by the teaser photo they posted, it might just be an SUV of some […]

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Toyota to preview ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) it will start selling in 2020

After its pioneering role in mass producing hybrid vehicles in the late 1990s and then taking on a leadership position in the segment, it looks like Toyota plans to do the same for battery electric vehicles or BEVs. With hybrids, Toyota successfully brought the more environment-friendly powertrain into the mainstream, enabling volumes to become larger. […]

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