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    Video: Feel Good Friday: Pharell Williams' Happy gets a JDM twist
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    We have to come clean. We're kind of getting tired of Pharells "Happy" song. As great as it is, you can't help but hear it at least once per day, be it on the radio, on TV, online, or on your Gameboy Colour. It just gets old ya know? All that noise aside though, this video is awesome. What ...

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    Report: Asian automakers still reluctant to use more aluminum
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    There's a logical progression of technology in the auto industry. We've seen it with things like carbon-ceramic brakes, which use to be the sole domain of six-figure sports cars, where they often cost as much as an entry level Toyota Corolla. Now, you can get them on a BMW M3 (they're still ...

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    Report: How Toyota's neighbour delayed 23,000 of its deliveries
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    Don't you just hate when your neighbours' mess becomes your problem? Toyota certainly has good reason to be upset, after an dirty mishap at a steel mill delayed thousands of vehicle exports from its nearby port in Nagoya, Japan, (pictured above) by as much as a month. The messy situation ...

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    Video: Study finds out which country makes the best new cars
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    Video: Meet the Kanjozoku, Osaka's infamous street racers
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    Street racing is obviously illegal and incredibly dangerous, but that has never stopped people from doing it. While we don't hear nearly as much about the scourge of Japanese tuner cars as when The Fast and the Furious first hit theaters over a decade ago, illegal street racing is still bubbling ...

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    Report: Which automaker's 84-year-old CEO is making investors nervous?
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    We haven't heard much about Suzuki since it decided to leave the US market in 2012 and later close up shop in Canada too in 2013, but things are going well for the little automaker these days with the recent announcement of record annual profits. It would seem that investors should be ecstatic, ...

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    Report: Fukushima radiation still showing up in some Japanese cars
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    In the wake of the 2011 tsunami that caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there was a fear that radioactive cars and trucks could be bound for export. Within days of the tragedy, Nissan was already testing its vehicles' radiation levels (pictured above), and ...

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    Report: Why Japan's government is looking to curb its adorable kei car market
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    Each region around the world has its stereotypical vehicle. North America has the pickup and Europe the five-door hatchback; but in Japan, the kei car reigns supreme. These tiny cars are limited to just 660cc of displacement but they've also come with lower taxes to make them more affordable. To ...

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    Report: Nissan's Ghosn highest paid exec in Japan again, at $10M per year
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    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is on track to be the highest-paid executive in Japan for the fourth time in five years. Ghosn's salary and bonuses last year rang the register to the tune of $9.8 million (CAD$10.5 million) (995 million yen), and when stock dividends are added to the equation, the exec's ...

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    Official: Camatte concept puts the Toy back in Toyota [w/videos]
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    It's been two years since Toyota first revealed its Camatte show car at the Tokyo Toy Show. Though sadly never destined for production, Toyota brought the concept back the following year as the Camatte 57s roadster, and is now returning to the same show with yet another take on the kid-friendly, ...

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