Harley-Davidson aims trikes at Japan's drivers

Feb 28, 2014

Harley-Davidson aims trikes at Japan's drivers

Harley-Davidson Inc. has hit on what it thinks is a rich trove of untapped demand in Japan: four-wheel drivers who can’t ride two-wheel motorcycles. To give them a taste of what the iconic American company has to offer, Harley-Davidson is rolling out the three-wheel ...

Jul 25, 2013

Car event revs up U.S. spirit


Whether you took your first date out in a Ford or a Toyota, car enthusiasts of any nationality should head over to this Sunday’s Super American Festival in Shizuoka. The festival, now in its 21st year, is a day of drag racing, car shows ...

Sep 27, 2011

Health side of tobacco tax

Health and welfare minister Yoko Komiyama on Sept. 9 said that the price of a pack of cigarettes should be raised ¥100 each year to around ¥700 at least and the jurisdiction of tobacco-related administration should be transferred from the Finance Ministry to her ...

Aug 29, 2011

Budget repair and liberal defiance

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The residues of liberalism’s Wisconsin Woodstock — 1960s radicalism redux: operatic lamentations, theatrical demonstrations and electoral futilities — are words of plaintive defiance painted on sidewalks around the state capitol. “Solidarity forever” was perhaps painted by a graduate student forever at the University of ...