Yesterday word came from up North that the 2017 Bolt EV production line at the Orion assembly plant in Michigan has officially started. A rumor only at this point, the news was delivered by that medium of choice, Twitter, and the poster was the WaterlooRegionVoltec group of Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. It would make perfect […] The post Tweet Says 2017 […]
Nissan’s affinity for electric cars has yet to catch on with its luxury brand, Infiniti, but that may change. The Japanese carmaker has sold the Leaf EV for six years, but a planned EV for its Infiniti luxury brand has been caught up in the automotive-industry version of development limbo. Now, thanks to burgeoning demand […] The post Is Infiniti Considering […]
Former three-term mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, is working with pilot cities to prepare for the advent of autonomous vehicles. Bloomberg is tapping into data to develop policy recommendations addressing social, environmental, and economic changes cities will need to make in order to accommodate autonomous vehicles. Austin, Los Angeles, Nashville […]
Volkswagen’s long-anticipated $14.7 billion diesel emissions cheating settlement was finalized today in a federal court. Under the settlement affecting owners of up to 475,000 polluting diesel cars, the German automaker agreed to spend up to $10.033 billion on buybacks and owner compensation. Another $4.7 billion will be spent on programs to support zero emi […]
The latest car reliability survey from Consumer Reports sees it recommending and not recommending certain models, including some of the most popular green cars sold. Data for the broad survey of all vehicle types came from over half a million vehicles from model year 2000-2016, with some 2017s as well. “With that much information, Consumer […] The post Consu […]
Toyota’s ambition is to have self-driving cars on the road by 2020, but rather than replace the driver, the automaker’s top priority is to help them drive safely. “A completely autonomous car is not what we’re looking for,” said Seigo Kuzumaki, Toyota’s assistant chief safety technology officer, during a presentation to Automotive News. “Our priority […] The […]
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. is exploring transportation services as a good corporate citizen in its new hometown, and as a means to expand its mobility offerings. As Toyota constructs its new headquarters in Plano, Texas, for 4,000 employees, the automaker is working with government officials on finding solutions to traffic congestion and improved use of […] T […]
Honda says it’s planning to skyrocket up from low-volume hybrid sales today to more than two-thirds of U.S. volume coming from green cars by 2030. CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that by 2030, he wants more than two-thirds of U.S. Honda and Acura volume to come from green cars such as traditional hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cell […] The post Honda CEO Says It’s Ready […]
Plug-in electrified vehicle enthusiasts may want to keep an eye on Mitsubishi’s bold plans to proffer many more cars to their liking this decade into next. Mitsubishi has been uniquely one of the most bullish and early on purveyors of electrified cars having introduced the i-MiEV in 2009 ahead of the 2011 Nissan Leaf, while […] The post Will Mitsubishi’s Tie […]
Toyota Motor Europe has announced plans to build a new $165 million plant in Poland that will produce transaxles for hybrid vehicles and add two engine production lines at an existing plant. The new Toyota manufacturing facility will start production in 2018 located at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) in Walbrzych. “We are very pleased to be […] The […]
The Chief Minister of the Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, has appealed to the people of the province, especially the youth, to be calm as they mourn the killing of two university students by the police. MORE...
The new Value Added Tax (VAT) Amendment Bill which would introduce an Equitable Taxation system under the norm of tax fundamentals is scheduled to be debated and passed in parliament Wednesday ( 26). MORE...
State Minister of Finance Lakshmana Yapa Abeywardena today said that have complete trust in the MP Sunil Handunnetti as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and that they expect him to remain true to his heart. MORE..
We should admit the fact that there may have been shortcomings on the part of the police with respect of the incident in Jaffna which resulted in the deaths of two university students, IGP Pujith Jayasundara says. MORE...
Gossip9.lk News : A video shared on social media shows several security officers at the Independence Square in Colombo arguing with a couple in an attempt to evict them from its premises. "Me and my girlfriend were just sitting and chilling at Independence square and these idiots came and said that it was culturally wrong for a male and female to sit to […]
Gossip9.lk News : A monster blossom, said to be one of the world's most seasoned and biggest species, has sprouted at a Tokyo park without precedent for a long time, it's accounted for. The 2-meter-high (6.5 feet) Titan arum seldom blossoms and is famously hard to proliferate. The Jindai plant gardens in the city of Chofu have extended their openin […]
Gossip9.lk News : According to the media reports, a karate master from Galewela, known in the Islamic State as Abu Shuraih Sailani (not the real name) who has been reportedly killed in Syria in an air strike last week is said to be the first Sri Lankan member of the ISIS. Abhu Shuraih Sailani, 37, after completing his GCE O/L, has pursued Islamic studies wit […]
Gossip9.lk News : President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime pastor Ranil Wickremesinghe have entered a mystery settlement to remove the professional Mahinda Rajapaksa bunch from governmental issues, "Sathhanda" daily paper reports refering to dependable sources. The mystery agreement has occurred on the intercession of the Indian government and the […]
Gossip9.lk News : Thalangama police captured her, delivered her before courts and was remanded until July 28.The spouse touched base at Thalangama police bringing inside of him the records and the protective cap seized by the lady from the policemen. Police captured him as well, on the charge of permitting her to drive an auto in such a mental condition, cr […]
Gossip9.lk News : President Maithripala Sirisena has come to a firm position that his forerunner Mahinda Rajapaksa would not be given the prime ecclesiastical candidature or designations from the SLFP at the forthcoming general decision, reports say. Pioneers of Tamil, Muslim and radical gatherings met the president (29) yesterday for a dialog, where the pre […]
Gossip9.lk News : Bigwigs of security forces have urged the newly sworn in government not to appoint Sarath Fonseka to any high end portfolios related to security, reports say.They have made the request on qualms that Fonseka could seek revenge from many bigwigs of security forces while extending special courtesy to his affiliates, after receiving such a pos […]
Gossip9.lk News : A boy from Coventry has become the youngest computer specialist in the world. Ayan Qureshi is now a Microsoft Certified Professional after passing the tech giant's exam when he was just five years old.Ayan, now six, whose father is an IT consultant, has set up his own computer network at home.He told the BBC he found the exam difficult […]
Filed under: Etc.,Green,Acura,Honda,Volkswagen,Green Automakers,Electric,Hybrid VW gives its Sustainability Council $22 million. Honda wants two-thirds of US sales electrified by 2030. Witnesses spot what could be Zee.Aero's electric flying car.Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Volkswagen Sustainability Council meets, Zee.Aero flying car spotted? Recha […]
Filed under: LA Auto Show,Mercedes-Benz,Sedan,Luxury,Performance It's not as powerful as the Cadillac CTS-V, but with all-wheel drive, it's still quicker off the line.Continue reading 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 debuts in LA with 603 horsepower 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 debuts in LA with 603 horsepower originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:0 […]
Filed under: Green,LA Auto Show,MINI,Crossover,Hybrid,Luxury It's like a miniature (no pun intended) BMW X5 xDrive40e.Continue reading 2017 Mini Countryman is even bigger and now has a plug-in model 2017 Mini Countryman is even bigger and now has a plug-in model originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for u […]
Filed under: Videos,Military Submarines use towed sonar, so why can't a ship use a parasailing radar?Continue reading DARPA tests parasailing radar with its robotic boat DARPA tests parasailing radar with its robotic boat originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | C […]
Filed under: SEMA Show,Chevrolet,United States,Truck,Diesel We heard you like Carhartt, so we put Carhartt in your truck, so it can wear Carhartt while you wear Carhartt.Continue reading Chevy Carhartt Silverado Concept is suprisingly subtle for SEMA Chevy Carhartt Silverado Concept is suprisingly subtle for SEMA originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Oc […]
Filed under: Mercedes-Benz,Truck,Concept Cars,Future The X-Class, a Nissan-based Mercedes-Benz pickup, should bring urban style and off-road capabilities to Europe, Latin America, and Oceania.Continue reading The Mercedes-Benz X-Class Concept is a stylish Euro pickup for everyone else The Mercedes-Benz X-Class Concept is a stylish Euro pickup for everyone el […]
Filed under: Design/Style,Spy Photos,Chevrolet,Coupe,Lightweight,Performance One's massive, while the other is more subdued.Continue reading Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 test mules spotted with two different rear wings Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 test mules spotted with two different rear wings originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:47:00 EDT. Plea […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Diesel One step at a time.Continue reading Dirty diesel owners can now get buyback money from VW, Audi Dirty diesel owners can now get buyback money from VW, Audi originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:28:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments […]
Filed under: Rumormill,Ford,Europe,United States,Coupe,Hatchback,Performance,Racing If Ford can't sell the Focus RS500 in the US out of fear of hurting the Mustang, than it might not build the 390-hp hatchback at all.Continue reading Ford Focus RS500 plans at risk over concerns for Mustang GT, Shelby GT350 Ford Focus RS500 plans at risk over concerns fo […]
Filed under: Mercedes-Benz,Quick Spins,Coupe,Luxury,Performance The car you buy before a C63.Continue reading AMG's gateway drug | 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Quick Spin AMG's gateway drug | 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Quick Spin originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Em […]
New Orleans (Oct. 25, 2016) – Thousands of musicians are waiting to be discovered and one will get the opportunity of a lifetime to uniquely shine this weekend at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience. To celebrate the conclusion of its 2016 Toyota Music Experience, Toyota is giving three up-and-coming New Orleans-based bands the opportunity to perform at the #Toyo […]
NEW YORK (Oct. 24, 2016) -- Toyota, partnering with Meredith Corporation’s Martha Stewart Living magazine, celebrated its first “Toyota Maker” Honoree at the Fifth Annual Martha Stewart American Made Summit on Saturday. This recognition spotlights an up-and-coming American company that is driving positive solutions in their industry and community. WOVNS, fou […]
PLANO, Texas, October 21, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 7,100 Model Year 2016 Toyota Highlander vehicles in the U.S. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Toyota City, Japan, October 21, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilize two of these FC buses (model name: Toyota FC Bus) as fixed-ro […]
Plano, TX (October 20, 2016) – Today, Net Impact, Toyota and the Toyota Mobility Foundation announced the second year of the Next Generation Mobility Challenge, a competition to inspire millennials to develop solutions to meet critical mobility needs through design thinking. This year’s challenges will focus on tackling issues related to social equity and in […]
Houghton, Mich. (October 19, 2016) – When it comes to developing parts and systems for tomorrow’s cars and trucks, engineers at Toyota’s North American R&D headquarters in Southeast Michigan spend a lot of time at their desks crunching data, working on CAD images and doing some of the less glamorous work that goes into making ever better cars. Some of t […]
DETROIT (October 19, 2016) – Lupe Maldonado will tell you, “education is key.” That’s because it’s what helped her and her family create a brighter future. Their story started in a garage in Torrance, Calif., more than 20 years ago. That’s where they lived when they came to the U.S. No bathroom. No running water; a mattress on the bare floor. They covered up […]
Want to get the most out of your Toyota? It’s all in the app. Available at www.Toyota.com/owners, the Toyota Owners App ups the owner experience, offering vast resources to any and everything you could want to know about your vehicle. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Torrance, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 — An entire season of rally racing is a brutal test of man, woman, and machine. This past weekend at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), Ryan Millen, Christina Fate, and their capable Rally RAV4 secured a solid second place finish in the 2WD Class for the Rally America national championship. It’s a serious accomplish […]
DANA POINT, Calif. (October 17, 2016) On Friday evening at the seventh annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit presented by Toyota, espnW and Toyota introduced the fourth class of “Everyday Heroes,” an award that celebrates individuals making a difference for women and girls in their local communities through sports. Grants in the amount of $10,000 are provided […]