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Toto, Lixil angle for toilet revolution in Europe

Mar 28, 2017

Toto, Lixil angle for toilet revolution in Europe

Toilets with a warm seat and built-in bidet have long been used in Japan, but Japanese companies now have their sights set on popularizing the technology in Europe. Toto Ltd. and Lixil Group Corp. aim to bring about a toilet revolution across the continent, ...

Toyota to bring premium brand Lexus to India

/ Mar 27, 2017

Toyota to bring premium brand Lexus to India

Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing its premium Lexus brand to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country’s growing potential as a source of luxury demand. Lexus will offer two SUVs and a sedan ...

Hokkaido Shinkansen Line marks first year of service

Mar 27, 2017

Hokkaido Shinkansen Line marks first year of service

The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line, which connects Honshu and Hokkaido by high-speed train, on Sunday marked its first year of service. Commemorative events were held at Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station in Hokuto, near Hakodate, and Shin-Aomori Station in Aomori Prefecture. At Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station, a ceremony welcomed the ...