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How Japanese Cars Changed the World: An Insider’s Look

March 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Japan brought us the hybrid car, the Gran Turismo driving game, drifting, Speed Racer, and now the world’s first production fuel-cell car. Japanese innovations inspired high-end European automakers to realize more reliable, better handling cars. Tokyo-based motor journalist, World Car Awards’ Chairman and host of the international car show ‘Samurai Wheels,’ Peter Lyon examines the highlights of Japan’s car industry, its successes, failures and the latest technologies including artificial intelligence, pedestrian safety and autonomous driving. Followed by a reception.

Tickets $13/$10 Japan Society members, seniors & students


March 22, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York City, New York 10017

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