Apple Watch users might want to use caution when using their smartwatch behind the wheel. An Apple Watch user, Jeffrey Macesin, received a ticket in Quebec, Canada for using his smartwatch to change songs while driving. The ticket was for $120 and four points on his license as the officer charged him under the section […] The post Driver Ticketed While Using […]
For the second time, General Motors application to trademark the name “Bolt” for its upcoming electric car is under suspension. GM unveiled the Bolt Concept during the 2015 North American International Car Show, saying that it will have a driving range of roughly 200 miles and a price tag around $30,000 after federal tax credit. […] The post Chevrolet Bolt T […]
A Las Vegas-based automaker is developing a crazy plug-in hybrid hypercar. PSC Motors has revealed the SP-200 SIN that is still in its early phases of development. It boasts a 9.0-liter V8 naturally-aspirated engine paired to an electric motor to deliver a total combined system output of 1,700 horsepower. The plug-in hybrid will feature a […] The post 1700-H […]
More regions have recently reduced government-financed incentive programs for electric vehicles to save money, but many of these same areas are already paying far more to support the oil and gas industry. As much as $5.3 trillion is spent annually worldwide to subsidize fossil fuels, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund. […] The pos […]
Used Teslas start as low as $55,000 for a certified pre-owned Model S from the company’s program. At least that’s what the American automaker has announced. Earlier this month, Tesla launched its pre-owned sales online with models ranging anywhere from $65,000 to $105,000 but now cheaper units are making an appearance on the website. We […] The post Used Mod […]
Cameras captured Kia testing a prototype of its Niro Hybrid SUV on Germany’s Nurburgring racetrack this week. Kia first introduced the Niro Hybrid in September 2013, and then showed it once more at the Chicago Auto Show a year later. Nothing else has been heard on the Niro from the Korean carmaker in the past […] The post Kia’s Niro Hybrid Spied At Nurburgri […]
There are an even dozen electric vehicles (EVs) offered in the U.S. and their sales range from quite respectable to so little as to give fodder to critics. As a type of vehicle, EVs are a slim minority of the U.S. sales total at 0.40 percent but they have an outsized reputation and more EVs […] The post Top 5 Best Selling Electric Cars appeared first on Hybr […]
Sort of following a precedent set by Tesla, Ford today said it’s opening its portfolio of patents to hasten the proliferation of electrified vehicle technologies. However, unlike Tesla, they are not free. “The patents would be available for a fee,” said Ford in a statement without divulging how much this fee would be. But, Ford […] The post Ford Offering Com […]
Toyota announced that its next Prius will be the most efficient yet, delivering up to 40 percent thermal efficiency. This news came during last week’s Annual Spring Congress for Japan’s Society of Automotive Engineers where the automaker revealed more details about its class-leading gasoline Prius hybrid engine. “The efficiency will be realized by improving […]
A newly released biography gives a closer look into the upbringing and inner workings of entrepreneur Elon Musk. Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, has sparked the interest – and sometimes the ire – of many. He’s known for sidestepping his publicity team to announce company updates through Twitter posts. And his interviews and shareholder […] The post Elon Musk […]
A man who fatally stabbed a fellow Sri Lankan refugee has been found guilty of murder by an Adelaide jury, which earlier heard the crime was committed after the victim called his killer a lady boy. MORE..
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka, today successfully launched and priced a US$ 650 million 10-year International Sovereign Bond (Issue) at a yield of 6.125 per cent per annum on 28th May 2015, CBSL said in a release. MORE...
The Indian Coast Guard personnel on Thursday night detained as many as five Sri Lankan fishermen and have confiscated their fishing boat charged with the offence of poaching in Indian waters at about 36 nautical miles off Nagapattinam coast. MORE..
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of customs department on Thursday morning held a man from Sri Lanka for smuggling 1kg of gold worth 2.74 million Indian rupees at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad. MORE..
Differences between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen's associations spilled into relations between the two governments, as India responded sharply to the Sri Lankan Fisheries Minister's refusal of a proposal to allow Indian fishermen into Sri Lankan waters for 65 days. 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, PerformanceXcar takes a whirl in the current 911 GT3 to try and ascertain whether Porsche's decision to give it a dual-clutch transmission over a manual was the right one.Continue reading Xcar considers the Porsche 911 GT3's PDKXcar considers the Porsche 911 GT3's PDK originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, […]
Filed under: Videos, Weird Car News, Toyota, SedanIn case you've ever wondered, the Animal Kingdom can hold its own when it comes to our paltry automobiles.Continue reading Ram takes out frustrations on CamryRam takes out frustrations on Camry originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 May 2015 19:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permali […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Videos, Ford, Toyota, Car Buying, Green Culture, Electric, HybridIn support of a program to help low-income buyers purchase zero-emissions vehicles, a California politician recently crushed an '84 Ranger at a rally. Arnold Schwarzenegger also blew a car up in support of the initiative.Continue reading Crushing 1984 […]
Filed under: Recalls, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, SafetyThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is starting to announce the expanded Takata airbag inflator recalls. FCA has over 5 million vehicles affected worldwide, and BMW has over 420,000 in the US. Honda's expansion includes 350,000 more Civics and Accords.Conti […]
Filed under: Videos, Volvo, Safety, TechnologyA Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians.Continue reading Volvo XC60 safety demonstration goes awry […]
Filed under: Aftermarket, Green, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Hybrid, LuxuryBenz tuner extraordinaire Brabus tunes the Mercedes S500 PHEV sedan into the luxuriously high-performance PowerXtra B50 Hybrid, complete with 500 horsepower plugged in and ready to go.Continue reading Brabus boosts big Benz plug-in hybridBrabus boosts big Benz plug-in hybrid originally appe […]
Filed under: Videos, Ford, First Drives, New Car Reviews, TruckWe test the 2016 Ford F-750 Tonka dump truck in Dearborn, MI. It's even more fun than you think.Continue reading We drive the 2016 Ford F-750 Tonka dump truckWe drive the 2016 Ford F-750 Tonka dump truck originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 May 2015 15:01:00 EST. Please see our terms f […]
Filed under: Motorsports, NissanNissan is fielding a third GT-R LM Nismo at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, featuring a retro livery that pays homage to the R90CK that took pole position in 1990.Continue reading Nissan cooks up throwback livery for Le MansNissan cooks up throwback livery for Le Mans originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 May 2015 14:1 […]
Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Chevrolet, GM, Coupe, PerformanceGeneral Motors is investing $175 million in the Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant to install new equipment to produce the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.Continue reading GM invests $175 million in Chevy Camaro factoryGM invests $175 million in Chevy Camaro factory originally appeared on Autoblog on […]
Filed under: Videos, Mazda, Convertible, Lightweight, PerformanceMazda shows the perfect 50/50 weight balance of the 2016 MX-5 Miata in a new video, where the car is put on an aluminum balance beam.Continue reading 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata shows off perfect 50/50 weight balance2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata shows off perfect 50/50 weight balance originally appeared on A […]
Cambridge, Mass., May 26, 2015 – With up to 150 cubic feet of cargo space, the Toyota Sienna has plenty of room for storage. Which is good because it is acquiring a growing load of hardware – and awards can be bulky! The 2015 Sienna took home the Best in Class Minivan Award at the fifth annual New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) Technology Conferen […]
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- […]
TMS Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter speaks at the AARP Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Miami, Florida on May 16, 2015. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
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 […]
Toyota North American CEO Jim Lentz speaks at the ribbon-cutting of an innovative distributed energy system that combines solar power generation with re-used Camry Hybrid battery packs at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Park, May 12, 2015. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]