Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess is championing the development of an all-electric car that he hopes will help VW shed some of the negative light cast by the diesel emissions scandal. Diess put out the challenge to VW’s engineers, saying that the car should be as iconic as the Golf and have an electric range of […] The post Volkswagen Planning 300-mile Range EV […]
Alongside the development of self-driving electric cars, technology giant Google is looking into wireless charging systems. Google’s parent company Alphabet has filed documents with the U.S. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that reveal that company has been testing two different wireless charging systems. The first was installed at Google’s California […]
Tesla is getting ready to announce its quarterly results and investors aren’t optimistic. The American electric car maker will announce its report on Wednesday and analysts expect quarterly earnings of 8 cents per share on revenue of $1.79 billion. Many investors aren’t even waiting to see how the company does against expectations, with shares dropping […] T […]
Tesla has pioneered a network of Superchargers, and now it’s working to bring free in-home charging to Tesla owners in Sweden. The California EV purveyor is also working with Swedish electric company Skelleftea Kraft to use 100-perecent renewable energy in its Swedish supercharging network. This new partnership will allow Model S owners in Sweden to […] The […]
Elon Musk is a man with many interests. He’s been the driving force behind Tesla automobiles and the SpaceX spaceflight program, and now it seems like he might be taking his talents to the air. Musk was queried about his next big idea at a recent Q&A session, and he responded with a brief quote […] The post Elon Musk Looks to the Sky appeared first on Hy […]
A “homegrown advertisement” has been posted by one Chevy Volt supporter quite unlike anything Chevrolet has yet to do. The description for the 1:39 spot titled “Straight Outa the Grid” says it is is “made with iMovie on iPhone 6plus. Can you dig it?” While articles have come out politely questioning the effectiveness of Chevrolet’s […] The post ‘Homegrown’ C […]
The Chevrolet Volt is doing wonders for one particular Canadian Chevrolet dealership. Bourgeois Chevrolet in Rawdon, Quebec specializes in electric vehicles, which is one reason that dealer principal Samuel Jeanson stocks as many new and used Volts on the lot as he can, even though they take longer to sell than conventional gas-powered cars. Bourgeois […] Th […]
Do you have a spare $7,500 you don’t mind doing without for the next year and a quarter? If you don’t you are certainly not alone, and the last five years of U.S. plug-in car sales have shown buyers who stand to claim a federal tax credit – and in cases state incentives – are […] The post One Big Reason Why Fewer People Buy Plug-in Cars This Time of Year app […]
Volkswagen is expected to offer generous compensation packages for the owners affected by its diesel scandal. Although the German automaker has not determined whether vehicle owners will receive cash, car buy-backs, repairs or replacement vehicles, Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney VW hired to oversee the claims process, believes an overwhelming majority will a […]
We’re not sure how many log cars exist in the world, but this is the fastest one. The founder and owner of Pioneer Log Homes of B.C. and a star of HGTV Canada’s Timber Kings, Bryan Reid Sr., has set a Guinness World Record for “fastest motorized log.” Known as the “Cedar Rocket,” the motorized […] The post World’s Fastest Motorized Log Car Built In Canada ap […]
Nets of 30 fishermen boats from India were damaged allegedly by Sri Lankan naval personnel near Katchathevu islet today and they were chased back till Indian territorial waters, the PTI reported. MORE...
Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera, who was arrested on contempt of court charges and allegedly threatening Sandhya Eknaligoda, has been released on bail by the Homagama Magistrate today. MORE...
The Colombo District Court today ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the government to pay a sum of Rs 50,000 as compensation to a train commuter who was injured after being assaulted by police during a protest at the Colombo Fort Railway Station in 2014. MORE..
Sri Lankan Ambassador Azim Thassim told his countrymen in Saudi Arabia that his mission has chalked out a 20'20 plan to promote bilateral relations with the Saudi and to work for the welfare of the island's 500,000 workers in Saudi Arabia. MORE...
Gossip9.lk News : An Indian businessman K.V. Gopiraj has lodged the complaint against Aksha, who has documented expectant safeguard. In her application, she says she has had an adoration illicit relationship with Gopiraj, a wedded man, who had guaranteed to wed her, on which guarantee she has had a sexual relationship as well. At his welcome, she has spent a […]
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: Government/Legal, Chrysler, Dodge, JeepNHTSA is investigating 853,000 Fiat-Chrysler cars because of confusing gear selectors. Perhaps a return to simple shifters is in order.Continue reading FCA's shifter fiasco proves novel gear selectors are a bad ideaFCA's shifter fiasco proves novel gear selectors are a bad idea originally appeared […]
Filed under: Green, Volkswagen, Emissions, Germany, DieselA wrap-up of the latest news about the VW diesel scandal: New Jersey sues over fraud, VW delays its own report on the issue, and Audi preps for recalls.Continue reading VW diesel scandal wrap up: New Jersey sues, report delayedVW diesel scandal wrap up: New Jersey sues, report delayed originally appea […]
Filed under: Videos, Safety, Technology, Autonomous, FutureUC San Diego researchers have crafted a pedestrian detection algorithm for self-driving cars that's quicker and more accurate than existing systems.Continue reading Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you canSmart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can originally appeared […]
Filed under: Green, Chrysler, Dodge, SedanFCA US could take advantage of killing the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 by reducing the automaker's fuel economy burden.Continue reading Killing the Dart and 200 might lower FCA's fuel economy burdenKilling the Dart and 200 might lower FCA's fuel economy burden originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 […]
Filed under: 2016 Chicago Auto ShowThe 2016 Chicago Auto Show takes place later this week. Here's everything we know about what's debuting at this year's show.Continue reading Your spotters guide to the 2016 Chicago Auto ShowYour spotters guide to the 2016 Chicago Auto Show originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:58:00 EST. Plea […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation Alternatives, EuropeUber stopped operating in Paris today to support its drivers. This is the latest in a contentious struggle between the ride sharing service and taxis.Continue reading Uber shuts down its app in Paris to support driver protestUber shuts down its app in Paris to support driver protest ori […]
Filed under: Etc., Car BuyingThere was once a time when Americans had their pick of small-but-useful pickups. Would we tolerate them today?Continue reading Question Of The Day: Would any Americans buy a small pickup?Question Of The Day: Would any Americans buy a small pickup? originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:15:00 EST. Please see our te […]
Filed under: Green, Tesla, Sedan, ElectricTesla Motors has quietly discontinued it 85-kWh battery option, along with the rear-drive P90, simplifying the possible number of configurations.Continue reading Tesla phases out 85-kWh Model S battery optionTesla phases out 85-kWh Model S battery option originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:07:00 ES […]
Filed under: Geneva Motor Show, Subaru, Concept CarsSubaru is set to present its third new Impreza concept at the Geneva Motor Show next month in the form of the XV Concept, previewed for the first time in this teaser rendering.Continue reading Subaru bringing new XV concept to GenevaSubaru bringing new XV concept to Geneva originally appeared on Autoblog on […]
Filed under: Volvo, Wagon, LuxuryVolvo has a long history of building wagons, stretching back 60 years to the original Duett, straight through to the V90 set to debut in Stockholm next week.Continue reading The Volvo V90 will officially debut next weekThe Volvo V90 will officially debut next week originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:10:00 E […]
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2016 – #GoPriusGo. The striking all-new 2016 Toyota Prius steals America’s heart in an entertaining, light-hearted 90-second commercial that aired during the first half of Super Bowl 50. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Torrance, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 -- The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will drive into all the game-day action this Sunday with two humorous 30-second commercials on ESPN Deportes’ Spanish language telecast of Super Bowl 50. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Toyota’s global net income increased 9.2 percent during the nine-month period (April – December 2015) of the 2016 fiscal year. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2016 -- Today, Toyota unveiled the 90-second spot, “Heck on Wheels,” developed with agency of record, Saatchi & Saatchi LA, to highlight the unexpected features of the all-new Prius. The teaser touts the hybrid leader’s upgraded performance, fresh suite of safety technology features and sleek new styling. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to […]
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 — With a commitment to fostering a fair and competitive auto finance lending market, Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) today announced a voluntary agreement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that addresses discretionary dealer compensation practices. TMCC determi […]
CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2016 – With more than 45,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Toyota is engaging Chicago Auto Show visitors with several camera-worthy vehicles and alluring activities and giveaways. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2016) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. today reported January 2016 sales. With two fewer selling days in January of 2016, sales were up 3.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Total sales volume for January was 161,283 units, a decrease of 4.7 percent from January 2015 on a volume basis. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to rece […]
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and its subsidiary Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu) have reached an agreement whereby Daihatsu will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota by way of a share exchange (expected to be completed in August 2016). Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.