A green energy company has filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors in London, saying the electric carmaker blocked its plans for charging stations in the U.K. Ecotricity Group was talking with companies, including Welcome Break Group, to install electric vehicle chargers at service providers along U.K. highways. In the lawsuit, Ecotricity stated that Tesla used […]
As promised last week, Mercedes-Benz is introducing a plug-in version of its SUV GLE. Billed as the GLE550e 4MATIC, this marks the first hybrid SUV from the German car company. It will be on display at the New York International Auto Show next month alongside its siblings, the diesel GLE300d and the high-performance AMG GLE63 […] The post Mercedes-Benz Launc […]
With sales figures posting significantly higher than expected, Kia Motors America is changing its market strategy for the Soul EV by looking beyond zero emission “compliance” states. After the initial debut of the Soul EV last October in California, Kia planned to send the battery electric to markets in Oregon, New York, New Jersey and […] The post Kia Soul […]
Chairman of Tencent Holdings and billionaire, Ma Huateng, signed an agreement Monday with the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhones and some touch screens for Teslas and others to develop Internet-connected cars, including the all-electric variety. While Tencent Holdings is best known for creating the instant-messaging app WeChat, that could possibly change after […]
An analysis of the Deltawing’s viability showed a four seat version would reach close to 74 mpg on the highway. DeltaWing Technology Group, Inc. released the results of an independent engineering analysis of a four-passenger road car concept based on the patented DeltaWing narrow front track vehicle architecture. The study showed it would achieve an […] The […]
Toyota is working on making every single one of its vehicles better and more fuel-efficient. This development work is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), described by the company as a new approach to manufacturing automobiles, with the core aims being greatly improved product development and more competitive production sites. SEE ALSO: Toyota […]
A few years ago the notion of a “luxury performance hybrid” may have seemed contradictory, but now numerous automakers are going in this direction and among them, Infiniti’s Q50 Hybrid is a car that stands out. Launched last year as a new model and named with the brand’s new “Q” nomenclature arriving with its 25th […] The post 2015 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Road T […]
Toyota Motor Corp.’s new strategy will not only change the way the company builds engines; it will give the Prius’ hybrid drivetrain a 15-percent boost in fuel economy. The Japanese carmaker said its next generation of engines will share more parts, get better gas mileage and have more power. Under the Toyota New Global Architecture […] The post Toyota’s New […]
A proposed law against diesel drivers who are caught “rolling coal” would fine them up to $5,000 for this increasingly popular practice of tampering with emission controls. While some in the world are trying to go zero or partial zero emissions, others are finding it a new pass time to modify their trucks to spew […] The post New Bill Proposes $5,000 Fine Fo […]
In Illinois last week, Green Fleets announced that it has suspended its Alternative Fuel Rebate program. Those who purchased alternative-fuel vehicles during or after 2014 will not receive a $4,000 rebate from the state that they might otherwise have expected. Under the rebate program which begun in 1998, plug-in hybrid car buyers were able to attain rebates […]
Sri Lanka has backed China's surprise initiative to make India an important component of a regional cooperation to address New Delhi's concerns over Chinese involvement in large-scale projects in the country, a senior Sri Lankan minister has said. MORE...
Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday to win the World Cup for the fifth time and send their retiring captain Michael Clarke out as a winner. MORE...
Minister Karu Jayasuriya says that the Government has decided to extend the terms of 234 local government bodies till 15 & 31 May. A gazette notification will be issued soon, in this regard, the Minister added. MORE...
The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan at Colombo, Dr. Sarfraz Sipra has expressed his deep shock, heartfelt condolences and sympathies on behalf of the people and the Government of Pakistan on tragic demise of Priyantha Sirisena, the youngest brother of President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE...
UN Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparations, and Guarantees of Non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff, will arrive in Sri Lanka for a six-day visit, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Sunday (29). 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: 2015 New York Auto Show, Land Rover, SUV, Luxury, Off-Road, PerformanceLand Rover has unveiled the successor to the ultra-luxurious Autobiography Black, with the new SVAutobiography, a $200K, two-toned behemoth.Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations shows its softer side with Range Rover SVAutobiographyJaguar Land Rover Sp […]
Filed under: Motorsports, Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Lexus, SupercarsToyota Motorsport GmbH has been tasked with running the company's F1, WEC and WRC efforts. But it also serves as the European service center for the Lexus LFA, so Xcar stopped by to check it out while it was in Cologne.Continue reading Xcar gets Lexus LFA serviced at TMGXcar gets Le […]
Filed under: Mercedes-Benz, Motorcycle, Luxury, Performance, SpecialtyMV Agusta shows off the F4 RC, the customer version of its World Superbike Championship ride. Weighing 386 pounds, it puts out 212 horsepower in race trim.Continue reading 2015 MV Agusta F4 RC superbike debuts with AMG livery2015 MV Agusta F4 RC superbike debuts with AMG livery originally […]
Filed under: Read This, Videos, United States, Emerging Technologies, Smartphone, Technology, Commercial VehiclesSeveral startups in San Francisco are trying to bring a luxury experience to mass transit with fleets of highly upgraded buses that offer things like waiters onboard to deliver snacks. Could these companies be bad for the city, though?Continue rea […]
Filed under: Motorsports, Videos, UK, Classics, RacingWhen these classic 1960s Formula One racers collided at the 73rd Goodwood Members' Meeting, they didn't crash, they didn't spin out, one simply went airborne and skipped right over the other.Continue reading Watch one formula racer jump anotherWatch one formula racer jump another originally […]
Filed under: Earnings/Financials, UAW/Unions, BMW, Chevrolet, Fiat, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Toyota, VolkswagenA study of labor costs among foreign automakers in the US shows a ten-dollar gap between the per-hour rates of the domestics and the imports. The difference between the Detroit 3 and their import competition equates to $ […]
Filed under: Motorsports, Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Asia, RacingAutoblog recaps the action from a hot, humid, pass-happy, surprising Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix.Continue reading 2015 Malaysian F1 GP springs hot, humid surprises [spoilers]2015 Malaysian F1 GP springs hot, humid surprises [spoilers] originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 20 […]
Filed under: Celebrities, TV/Movies, Videos, Misc. Automakers, Middle East, Coupe, Luxury, Performance, Specialty, SupercarsThis video featurette in the Furious 7 roll-out takes a look at how the $3.4-million, 740-horsepower W Motors Lykan Hypersport plays into the film's action-filled plot.Continue reading W Motors Lykan Hypersport gets Fast and Furiou […]
Filed under: Celebrities, Etc., Green, GM, TeslaFortune's new World's Greatest Leaders list includes a few automotive bosses. GM CEO Mary Barra and Tesla boss Elon Musk are mixed in with people like Pope Francis and Apple leader Tim Cook.Continue reading Fortune ranks Mary Barra, Elon Musk among world's greatest leadersFortune ranks Mary Barra […]
Filed under: Celebrities, Motorsports, VideosThe World Rally Championship will have to do without Ken Block this year as the Gymkhana superstar opts to focus on the US-based Global RallyCross Championship instead.Continue reading Ken Block gears up for 2015... sans WRCKen Block gears up for 2015... sans WRC originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 […]
Two Guinness World Records titles have been awarded to Kirobo, the robot astronaut developed as part of a joint research project between Dentsu Inc., the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Robo Garage Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive […]
Toyota City, Japan, March 26, 2015 -- In the four years since announcing its new Global Vision, Toyota has made significant progress toward achieving sustainable growth by making ever-better cars. This has required a new approach to manufacturing automobiles, with the core aims being greatly improved product development and more competitive production sites. […]
NEW YORK (March 26, 2015) – Want to see what mobility looks like today? Tomorrow? Visitors to the New York International Auto Show will glimpse exactly that when they check out the Toyota exhibit. They’ll see the newest hybrid model in the Toyota line-up, the RAV4 Hybrid. The RAV4 Hybrid, the fuel-efficient iteration of one of the company’s best-selling, awa […]
Dana Buckley doesn’t fit the outdated image of a math-churning, glasses wearing, pocket-protected engineer. With her passion for kinematics, the study of motion, she’s more about applying math than just adding up numbers. As a safety engineer at the Toyota Technical Center (TTC) in Saline, Mich., since 2012, Buckley’s world is a series of crash tests, crash […]
Plano, Texas, (March 25, 2015) – Toyota today announced that it has selected general contractors to manage construction at three sites as part of the Company’s plan to build a new North American headquarters in North Texas and expand operations in Michigan and Georgetown, Kentucky. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed pr […]
ERLANGER, Ky. (March 25, 2015) – Three Toyota suppliers -- Fuel Total Systems Corporation of Lebanon, Ky.; TAIHO Manufacturing of Tennessee, LLC. of Gordonsville, Tenn.; and OTICS USA Inc. of Morristown, Tenn. -- received the company’s highest supplier recognition, the Superior Award for Quality Performance, during its Annual Supplier Business Meeting in M […]
DALLAS (MARCH 23, 2015) – Ahead of 15,000 runners hitting the pavement at the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon on Sunday, March 22, Toyota and Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the organizer of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, announced a sponsorship agreement, making Toyota the official vehicle of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Concert Series through […]
TOKYO, March 18, 2015 -- Around the world, some of the most vibrant musical performances take place on street corners. To celebrate some of the world’s best buskers, Toyota Motor Corporation is launching a global street music initiative called "Feeling the Street" (www.feelingthestreet.com). Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Upd […]
TORRANCE, CALIF. (17 de marzo de 2015) – Los clientes leales de Toyota en Los Ángeles estaban eufóricos cuando el fabricante de autos más grande en el mundo patrocinó un show privado especial con el artista ganador del premio Grammy, Ricky Martin, quien cantó sus grandes éxitos, así como música de su nuevo álbum, A Quien Quiera Escuchar. Visit @Toyota ACCESS […]