Opel will return to the Japanese market in 2021. The initial range will consist of the Corsa hatch, Grandland X SUV, and Combo Life small minivan.
The 2018 Toyota Corolla Learning Car has narrower A-pillars, emergency braking lights, and extra mirrors, horn and indicator controls, and speedometer readout for the instructor. On sale February 1, 2018 throughout Japan. Available with a 1.5-liter I4, and CVT or manual transmissions.
The 2018 Toyota TownAce JDM update for both the pickup truck and van now have anti-theft immobilizer system as standard. On sale from June 7, 2018.
The fifth generation Subaru Impreza has won the 2016-2017 Japan Car of the Year title, and is only the second Subaru car to win after the 2003 Legacy.
Production of the V37 Infiniti Q60 began in July, 2016 at Nissan’s factory in Tochigi, Japan, where the V36 G coupe predecessor was also built.
The fourth generation Mazda MX-5 (Mazda Roadster in Japan) has been named the 2015-2016 Japanese Car of Year.
Mighty Car Mods has produced a cool video on how to properly pronounce Japanese car brand names in their native language.
Toyota has unveiled a facelift for its XP130 Yaris and Vitz ranges for Europe and Japan, but details are light on the ground right now.