Oregon is aiming to become the first state in the nation with a per-mile usage tax. The state is currently preparing a program designed to help raise more revenue to support road and bridge projects. Across the country, gasoline taxes are declining as more vehicle owners turn to fuel efficient hybrids and electric vehicles, which […] The post Oregon Set To I […]
As part of a countrywide initiative to promote more fuel-efficient transportation, China announced that it will stop charging annual taxes for some low- and zero-emission vehicles. The fee is part of China’s 2012 Vehicle and Vessel Tax (VVT). In addition to taxes for motorcycles, ships and commercial vehicles, the measure set an annual charge for […] The pos […]
Authorities are reporting a sharp increase in Toyota Prius break-ins as a wave of battery thefts hits California. Many of these thefts are centered around San Francisco and Sacramento, and so far the Prius has been listed as the hybrid targeted most often. Used Prius batteries, some possibly obtained illegally, have been listed on sites […] The post Thieves […]
When released this fall, Hyundai’s 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid will raise the bar where it counts the most among in-class competitors with 25-percent more all-electric range. The PHEV will also uniquely come with what is tantamount to having its own built-in quick charger – a function enabling the gas engine to replenish the battery on […] The post 2016 Hyund […]
Tesla has released a response to Consumer Reports’ statement that its Model S P85D is “undriveable.” The publication ran into issues with the Model S P85D’s door handles not automatically extending like they are supposed to, a problem that has been reported among numerous Tesla Model S owners. Consumer Reports said because the car sensed […] The post Tesla R […]
Hybrid and electric vehicle sales are feeling the impact of cheap gas. According to a recent report by Edmunds.com, 55 percent of hybrid and electric vehicle owners are switching back to standard gasoline vehicles at trade-in time, marking the lowest level of hybrid loyalty since the company began tracking transactions in 2011. Over 20 percent […] The post H […]
Hybrids tend to be synonymous with excellent fuel economy, but that doesn’t mean all hybrid vehicles are gas sippers. At the top end of the scale sits the Toyota Prius. A hybrid with one of the best gas mileage ratings, its combined 50 mpg is far above many gas-only vehicles. At the other end however, […] The post Top 5 Least Fuel Efficient Hybrids appeared […]
This past Tuesday, Connecticut Governor Daniel P. Malloy announced the state will be giving up to $3,000 rebates to those who purchase electric, fuel cell, or plug-in hybrid vehicles. Rebates, which will be applied during the point of sale, are available to residents, municipalities, and businesses of Connecticut and can range from $750 to $3,000 depending [ […]
Consumer Reports recently wrote that three years after Tesla first began having door handle issues, it’s still struggling to eradicate them all, and in the worst case the car can be “undriveable.” The publication found door handles on its $127,000 Model S to be faulty, as its editors were unable to enter the car through […] The post Faulty Door Handles Rend […]
BMW has approved production for a new crossover that will target the Range Rover Evoque. The new BMW X2, according to Autocar, will slot in between the X1 and X3 as a coupe-styled small crossover. It will be available in the UK starting in 2017 with no word yet on whether or not it will […] The post BMW Approves X2 Crossover For Production appeared first on […]
I will never personally try to influence any businessman or business, President Maithripala Sirisena said today. He added that unlike previous leaders he will not attempt to interfere in businesses and only provide support where necessary to develop the sectors. MORE...
(UPDATE) The Inspector General of Police(IGP) has ordered the transfer of the OIC of the Jaffna Division SSP SSP Lakshman Weerasekara and the HQI of Kayts CI Q.R. Perera and HQI of Jaffna CI B.M.R.K.B. Balasooriya with immediate effect, Police spokesman told Ada Derana. MORE...
I joined this government to win over the hearts of the Tamils after the war and assist the President garner international support to face the Geneva issue, Rural Economic Affairs Minister S.B. Dissanayaka said today. MORE...
President's Counsel Nalin Laduwahetti and three others appointed to investigate into the allegations of bribery and corruption at the Ports Authority, the Government Information Department said a short while ago.
Accepting the resignation of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam and his council of ministers on Friday Governor K. Rosaiah invited AIADMK general secretary J.Jayalaltihaa to form the ministry at the earliest, a Raj Bhavan statement said. MORE...
India, which is funding the construction of 50,000 houses for internally-displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka, may offer a line of credit, this time for building houses in lands released by the Army from the high security zones. MORE...
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 […]
Gossip9 News : Sri Mangalarama Rajamaha Viharaya is the only Buddhist Temple in Batticaloa district. Heavily damaged by a bombing during the ethnic conflict, it has been rebuilt later on. It includes several buildings and a stupa. Due to some reasons power line in this temple was disconnected by CEB. The Person in charge of the temple Rev. Ampitiye Sumanara […]
Gossip9.com news received visuals of a tragic incident which occurred in the Eheliyagoda area on Thursday. According to the police one individual died while another suffered injuries in this accident which occurred when a three-wheeler plying towards Ratnapura ran over 2 individuals.Another three-wheeler was also damaged in the accident. The woman seen in th […]
Gossip9.lk News : If you're the son of a billionaire banker, dropping £50,000 on a passionate kiss with Elizabeth Hurley is no problem. Explaining it away to your wife, however, may prove a little more challenging. Julian Bharti, 27, showed no sign of worrying about that, though, when he successfully bid for a kiss with the 49-year-old British actress a […]
Gossip9.lk News : Apple on Tuesday announced two new versions of the iPhone, the 6 and the 6 Plus, both with bigger screens than their predecessors. It also introduced a payments system that integrates with its smartphones. With a nod to the late Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s chief, Timothy D. Cook, also teased the crowd that one more thing would be coming. Compan […]
Gossip9.lk News : The Western Provincial Education Department has initiated an investigation regarding the incident where a female student named Sevmini Ayesha committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Batuwatta Ragama. She was studying at grade 10 of St. Maria College at Hapugoda Ragama. Her uncle Gamini Alwis said, that a female teacher of […]
Gossip9.lk News : Former Pakistan fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has said that the players in the present national team need to show more heart and courage if they are to bounce back against Sri Lanka in the ongoing series. Akhtar was critical of the team's performance in the first Test which Pakistan lost on Sunday after being bowled out cheaply within a d […]
While shooting for forthcoming movie `Ek tha Villain’, Aashiqui-2 movie fame Shraddha Kapoor has created sensation by stabbing a stuntman. According to the sources, during the shooting for one of the scene the actress should stab the villain but unfortunately some one has put a real knife instead of dummy. By which the stuntman got injured but unfortunately […]
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Filed under: Videos, Porsche, Coupe, PerformanceChris Harris gets giddy behind the wheel of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. He tests one of them out on some perfect, German backroads, and then hops into another for a blast around the Weissach test track.Continue reading Chris Harris hits the track in the Porsche 911 GT3 RSChris Harris hits the track in the Porsche 9 […]
Filed under: Design/Style, Rolls-Royce, Auctions, UK, LuxuryA dozen artists were asked to create their own pieces based on 1:18 scale models of the Rolls-Royce Ghost, each of which will be auctioned off to raise funds for breast cancer.Continue reading Artists reinterpret Rolls-Royce scale models for charityArtists reinterpret Rolls-Royce scale models for ch […]
Filed under: Tokyo Motor Show, Fiat, JeepJeep will be the first US brand to return to the Tokyo Motor Show after an eight-year absence, part of an eight-car showcase by Fiat Chrysler Japan. Ford and General Motors have opted not to attend.Continue reading Jeep first American carmaker to return to Tokyo showJeep first American carmaker to return to Tokyo show […]
Filed under: Green, Hyundai, Crossover, HydrogenHyundai leased around 70 hydrogen-powered Tucson fuel-cell CUVs in the US in the first year. The reason for the limited number is a lack of H2 stations.Continue reading Hyundai leased 70 Tucson fuel-cell vehicles in first yearHyundai leased 70 Tucson fuel-cell vehicles in first year originally appeared on Autob […]
Filed under: Design/Style, BMW, Coupe, Concept Cars, Luxury, PerformanceThe BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept debuts at the 2015 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este offering a modern take on one of the brand's classic 1970s coupes.Continue reading BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage evokes classic 1970s Bimmer designBMW 3.0 CSL Hommage evokes classic 1970s Bimmer desi […]
Filed under: Autonomous, FutureCar-sharing services and self-driving vehicles could combine to decimate the U.S. auto industry over the next quarter-century.Continue reading Self-driving vehicles could ravage future car salesSelf-driving vehicles could ravage future car sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 16:29:00 EST. Please see our te […]
Filed under: Audi, Lamborghini, China, Emerging Technologies, Coupe, PerformanceThere's a chance that the Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracan might get the turbocharged and electrically supercharged, 2.5-liter five-cylinder from the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo. The move would be a way to lower their displacement and lower the models' vehicle taxes in China […]
Filed under: The List, Videos, BMW, Jeep, Off-Road, RacingProving grounds are where automakers and enthusiasts alike go to push their vehicles to their mechanical limits. The Rubicon Trail, located in the Sierra Nevada, is the ultimate off-road test, while Germany's Nürburgring is a grueling 13 mile road and track course. Jessi and Patrick visit both ic […]
Filed under: Green, Recalls, Porsche, Safety, Convertible, Hybrid, Luxury, PerformancePorsche is recalling the 918 Spyder to correct a problem with a wiring harness that can be damaged by a carbon fiber component.Continue reading Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over bad wiring harnessPorsche 918 Spyder recalled over bad wiring harness originally appeared on Auto […]
Filed under: Nissan, Coupe, Concept CarsNissan North America's VP of product planning says that the lack of a small, rear-wheel-drive platform hurts the chances of us every getting a production version of the IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts.Continue reading Nissan IDx future in a coma, prospects dimNissan IDx future in a coma, prospects dim original […]
SAN ANTONIO (May 19, 2015) – Two years ago Toyota Texas and Alamo Colleges invested in Bexar County’s future workforce. Today that collaboration started to pay big dividends. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 18, 2015) – Recognizing the many challenges college-bound students face, Toyota awarded tuition support to 22 Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students from the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to help with their cost of higher education. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Upd […]
Toyota City, Japan, May 18, 2015 -- A breakthrough in the real-time observation of fuel cell catalyst degradation could lead to a new generation of more efficient and durable fuel cell stacks. Toyota Motor Corporation and Japan Fine Ceramics Center (JFCC) have developed a new observation technique that allows researchers to monitor the behavior of nanometer- […]
Toyota City, Japan, May 14, 2015 -- For those with mobility issues or other special needs, certain aspects of traveling by car can be problematic and uncomfortable. Finding the nearest restroom that meets their needs, for example, can present a challenge when planning a road trip. To help address this, Toyota is launching its newly-developed Restroom Finder […]
BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 14, 2015) – You can’t build great cars without great engineers, so Toyota is always on the hunt. One of the best opportunities to do that? The Formula SAE competition held each spring at Michigan International Speedway. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Tokyo, Japan, May 13, 2015?Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation today entered an agreement to build a mutually beneficial long term partnership. By leveraging the resources of both companies to complement and enhance each other's products and technologies, the partnership will result in more appealing cars that meet the diverse needs and […]
Torrance, Calif. (May 12, 2015) – The lights are on where the buffalo roam. At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Park, an innovative distributed energy system that combines solar power generation with re-used Camry Hybrid battery packs is now online. The result: reliable, sustainable, zero emission power to the ranger station and e […]
Silver Spring, Md. May 11, 2015 – When Chicago high school student Elijah Wilborn created his safe driving PSA, he left his phone, music and other distractions curbside – and picked up the grand prize in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge from Toyota and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classroo […]