Electric vehicle charging networks must be well connected to meet the surging demand for power around the world, according to a new report. A new Navigant Research study says that communications technologies like RFID, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Ethernet, cellular systems, and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) are among the key reasons electric vehicle charging ins […]
Electrified transportation, autonomous vehicles, and shared mobility were some of the highlights of this year’s Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, Calif. The annual conference and exhibit hall is targeted at fleets and freight movers, and it coincided with two major announcements in the state. The California Sustainable Freight Action Pl […]
British supercar maker McLaren will be going beyond its P1 plug-in hybrid in green offerings. As part of its business plan through 2022, more than half its cars will be hybrids, said CEO Mike Flewitt. The British brand known for demonstrating on the Formula One circuit, is now developing a “completely new powertrain architecture,” which […] The post McLaren […]
Two Mini concepts – the Rocketman and the Superleggera – still have a shot at production, and the Rocketman could be an EV. The Superleggera roadster faces longer odds of being built, as explained by Mini product chief Ralph Mahler in an interview with Autocar. “[The] roadster segment is small and demand is going down, […] The post Could the Mini Rocketman C […]
General Motors along with its new partner Lyft plan to test a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt taxis on public roads within one year. The service will be tested with real customers, who can choose to opt in or out of the pilot program when hailing a car using the Lyft app. Other details are […] The post GM and Lyft to Test on Public Roads Self-Driving Ch […]
Someone created a convincing, yet fake website for a fake car: The Chevrolet Jolt EV. With the Chevrolet Bolt on the horizon, it’s hard to believe the American automaker already has another electric vehicle up its sleeves. Well, it doesn’t and the Chevrolet Jolt EV is a creation by Matt Teske, who went above and […] The post Sadly, Chevy Jolt EV Website is F […]
Automotive analysts think that Germany may be increasing electric vehicle incentives to create a large EV market and to move beyond Volkswagen’s ‘Dieselgate’ scandal. Frost & Sullivan analysts say that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s agreement last week to invest 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion) of taxpayers’ money into promoting EVs is connected to th […]
British luxury carmaker Bentley is adding to its electric car product planning in the next few years. While a plug-in hybrid version of the Bentayga has been set to launch in 2017 or early 2018, Bentley is seriously considering adding a fully electric drivetrain package. It’s being driven by compliance with stricter global emissions and […] The post Bentley […]
One year after introducing the Powerwall energy storage product, Tesla Energy has started its first wave of home installations in the U.S. The 6.4-kilowatt-hour unit stores electricity from home solar systems and provides backup in the case of a power outage. Weighing 214 pounds and standing about 4-feet tall, it retails for around $3,000. Tesla’s […] The po […]
After last month’s deluge of almost 400,000 Model 3 reservations, Tesla chief Elon Musk had tweeted the company would have to revise production plans, and this it has done. As disclosed in its shareholder letter today highlighting first quarter earnings and overall progress, Tesla is stretching to achieve 500,000 annual units produced in 2018. The […] The po […]
President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to deploy a special police team directly under the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to raid illegal mining across the country which cause great harm to the environment. MORE..
Sri Lanka's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Harsh de Silva visited the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to resolve long-standing Consular and labour issues faced by Sri Lankan migrant workers in the Middle Eastern country. MORE..
Sri Lanka's finance minister, who has helped engineer a growth recovery, tells Emerging Markets that he is fed up with pontificating Western politicians telling him to adopt green policies that would end up adding costs for his citizens. MORE..
The Australian Labor party has called on the Aussie government to assure the Australian people it has not returned refugees to harm, after officials bundled a group of asylum seekers on to a chartered flight to Sri Lanka. MORE...
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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 […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Green The California Sustainable Freight Action Plan is on the hunt for better, greener semi trucks. And they just might be coming.Continue reading California's search for greener semi trucks gets a bit more real California's search for greener semi trucks gets a bit more real originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 […]
Filed under: Volkswagen,Auctions,Hatchback,Classics,Off-Road Meet the 1990 Volkswagen Golf Country Syncro. First produced in '90, these were all-wheel drive crossovers before "crossovers" were even a thing.Continue reading Meet the rare Volkswagen Golf 4×4 you didn't know existed Meet the rare Volkswagen Golf 4×4 you didn't know exis […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Weird Car News,Chevrolet,Driving,Minivan/Van,Police/Emergency A young St. Louis area man didn't set out to shoot a thrilling video of a high-speed police chase earlier this week, but fate put him in the right place at the right time.Continue reading Chevy Astro driver leads police on crazy chase Chevy Astro driver le […]
Filed under: Green,Rumormill,Technology,Autonomous,Electric Cars take up a lot of room, and these companies need more of it.Continue reading Apple, Google seeking more Bay Area real estate for car projects Apple, Google seeking more Bay Area real estate for car projects originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 May 2016 16:03:00 EDT. Please see our terms fo […]
Filed under: Ownership,Videos,Ferrari,Auto Repair,Maintenance,Autoblog Details Here's how to quickly and properly polish your car's paint to increase the depth and shine of your clear coat with a dual action polisher.Continue reading How to polish car paint | Autoblog Details How to polish car paint | Autoblog Details originally appeared on Autoblo […]
Filed under: Germany,Military NATO's annual Tiger Meet kicks this month, and the German Luftwaffe is bringing an awesome feline-liveried Eurofighter Typhoon to the exercise.Continue reading German Luftwaffe introduces 'Cyber Tiger' paint scheme German Luftwaffe introduces 'Cyber Tiger' paint scheme originally appeared on Autoblog on […]
Filed under: Videos,Toyota,Japan,Coupe,Classics,Performance What's it like drifting a performance car that's using decades-old technology? Find out right here.Continue reading Go drifting in a Toyota AE86 that hasn't been modified since the '90s Go drifting in a Toyota AE86 that hasn't been modified since the '90s originally app […]
Filed under: Open Road The Petersen Automotive Museum is the Valhalla of auto enthusiasm in capital of car heaven, Los Angeles.Continue reading A Tour of the Petersen Automotive Museum A Tour of the Petersen Automotive Museum originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 May 2016 14:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Co […]
Filed under: Hyundai,Fuel Efficiency,Sedan The fuel-sipping Elantra gets 40 highway mpg. We take a look at how it compares to the competition.Continue reading 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco priced from $21,485 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco priced from $21,485 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 May 2016 13:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permal […]
Filed under: Humor,Marketing/Advertising,Videos,Ford,Autoblog Minute Watch what happens when you strap an 1.0L EcoBoost engine to a skateboard and blender. Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.Continue reading Ford 1.0L EcoBoost skateboard and blender | Autoblog Minute Ford 1.0L EcoBoost skateboard and blender | Autoblog Minute originall […]
Plano, Texas (May 6, 2016) – Meeting neighborhoods’ needs through Mobile Community Centers. Turning car trunks into moving mailboxes. Customizing navigation systems for the blind. These are the innovative concepts from the three finalists in the Next Generation Mobility Challenge, a new competition from Toyota and Net Impact to inspire millennials to develop […]
NEW YORK, May 5, 2016 – Celebrating the 100th anniversary of an order of black nuns, Whoopi Goldberg and ABC’s “The View” teamed up with Toyota today to present a new 2016 Toyota Sienna minivan to the 14 sisters from Harlem. Now that’s a reason to say “Whoopi!” Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
Torrance, Calif. -- May 4, 2016 – It’s a bond thicker than motor oil…the love owners have for their cars. And Toyota wants to help them express it. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (May 4, 2016) -- For anyone (i.e. everyone) who’s ever panicked when their mobile device chirped, “low battery,” the future could be far less stressful, thanks to the advanced battery research of scientists at the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA). A new breakthrough involving magnesium batteries may soon open the doors for […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 3, 2016) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April 2016 sales of 211,125 units, an increase of 3.8 percent from April 2015 on a volume basis. With one more selling day in April 2016 compared to April 2015, sales were flat (zero percent) on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news […]
Georgetown, Ky. (April 29, 2016) -- As Yogi Berra put it, “the future ain’t what it used to be.” The same could be said for manufacturing, which is why Toyota continues to invest in the people and institutions at the center of the industry’s future. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
Silver Spring, Md. (April 29, 2016) – If you were steering a beluga whale down the street, would you risk sneaking a peek at your phone? Probably not. High school sophomores Matthew Post and John Caporaletti agree, and in their new public service announcement (PSA), they encourage their peers to drive their vehicles with the same care and attention. Today To […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (April 27, 2016) -- Snowboarding star Chloe Kim – the youngest member of the U.S. Snowboard Pro team and the Olympic hopeful named one of TIME Magazine’s “30 Most Influential Teens” and NBC’s Top 10 athletes to watch for the 2018 Winter Games – has agreed to a multi-year partnership to become the newest addition to Toyota’s team of athletes. […]
Torrance, Calif. (April 27, 2016) – Last fall Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation brought music education to LaPlace Elementary, a New Orleans area school. This year they will do the same for another deserving school. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.