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Analysts are carefully watching Volkswagen to see if it can recover from its diesel emission scandal, and a few are wondering if electrified vehicles will be the answer. “VW is actually in a strong position to innovate their way out of this mess,” said analysts with Lux Research. “They have been spending the most on […] The post Why Electrified Vehicles May […]
After continued sales growth, Kia announced that it’s expanding the market for its only battery electric vehicle in the U.S., the Kia Soul EV. Consumers in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Maryland can now buy the electrified version of this mini-ute. The added markets brings the total number of states selling Soul EVs to […] The post Kia Soul EV Now Av […]
Mitsubishi will show off a new all-electric compact crossover concept at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. Called the Mitsubishi eX Concept, the crossover blends the looks of the brand’s “dynamic shield” front end with Mitsubishi’s twin-motor all-electric powertrain that drives all four wheels using the brands S-AWC system. The Japanese automaker says that the […]
A mystery has been solved. What mystery? How the 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid gets an estimated 5 mpg better mpg than the 2016 Volt when running in gas-burning hybrid mode even though both use the same essential “drive unit,” or gas-electric transaxle. The 1.5-liter compact-class Volt is a 53-mile extended-range EV, but in gas operation […] The post Why the 2016 […]
Volkswagen has withdrawn its application for EPA certification on its 2016 model year diesel vehicles. Without EPA certification those 2016 Volkswagen diesel vehicles cannot be sold in the U.S., meaning it could be quite some time before they’re able to leave dealership lots. The German automaker has been awaiting EPA approval for those models, but […] The p […]
Toyota is planning to offer self-driving cars to the public by 2020. The Japanese automaker has been testing new automated driving technologies through a program called Highway Teammate with the aim of launching related products by 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The test vehicle is a modified Lexus GS that features […] The post Toyota Wants […]
Volkswagen has announced that its massive recall for cars fit with emissions cheating software will begin in January. German authorities still need to approve the company’s plan to fix the cars which will be presented to them on Wednesday. A software fix will be sufficient for many of the vehicles, though some will require new […] The post Volkswagen To Begi […]
Tesla plans to double its production in Europe, opening a larger assembly plant in the Netherlands complete with an indoor test track. “We outgrew our last facility in Tilburg very quickly,” said Tesla CEO Elon Musk at the plant’s grand opening in late September. “I suspect with everything that’s going to happen in the future, […] The post Tesla’s New Nether […]
Tesla will need to push hard to make its year-end global sales projection, but meanwhile its Model S leads the U.S. among plug-in electrified vehicle sales. Aside from the BMW i3, all higher volume plug-in cars are down this year compared to last, but the Model S has managed to grow its business 48.7 percent, […] The post Tesla Model S is America’s Best-Sell […]
Older drivers may feel Nissan’s electric vehicle concept Teatro for Dayz is stimulation overload, but the carmaker is betting that young consumers will have a different take on it. The Teatro for Days concept is an electric vehicle (EV) built for a generation Nissan labels as “digital natives” and “share natives” – individuals that grew […] The post Nissan C […]
In a significant move, China has dispatched a special envoy to Sri Lanka, where major Chinese investments are being reviewed since a Beijing-friendly president was ousted from power in January and a recent parliamentary election reinstated a national unity government seeking a more neutral foreign policy. MORE..
The US on Thursday announced an additional $1.745 million for demining in Sri Lanka's former war theatre. US ambassador Atul Keshap conveyed this to minister D.M. Swaminathan, saying the funding would be for international and domestic partners and the National Mine Action Committee. MORE...
The Minuwangoda Magitsrate today (08) allowed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to carry out a DNA test on the father of Seya Sadewmi after he agreed to face the test, the police say. MORE...
The fishermen of Rameswaram island in India and the family members of a missing fisherman have observed fast here, urging the authorities to trace him who went missing after the boat he was in sank on the high seas, and protesting against Sri Lankan navy. MORE...
The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka D.E.W. Gunasekera against nominating defeated candidates as UPFA National List MPs. MORE...
The Sri Lankan government has begun informal discussions with the Tamil National Alliance and other parties on a political solution to the ethnic conflict, according to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. 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: Aftermarket, Videos, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Coupe, Classics, Luxury, PerformanceMeet the FrankenFerrari, a 1963 250 GTE with a small-block Chevy, a Viper gearbox, a nine-inch Ford rear, Mitsubishi-sourced paint, and Pininfarina styling.Continue reading Anti-purist 1963 Ferrari GTE sports hot rod Chevy V8Anti-purist 1963 Ferrari GTE sports hot rod C […]
Filed under: MotorcycleYamaha is offering the special commemorative livery in yellow and black on select models to celebrate its 60th anniversary.Continue reading Yamaha celebrates 60th with throwback motorcycle livery [w/video]Yamaha celebrates 60th with throwback motorcycle livery [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:30:00 EST. […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Volkswagen, Emissions, DieselInvestigators in Germany have searched Volkswagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg and confiscated documents to better understand the automaker's diesel scandal.Continue reading German investigators search VW headquarters, take documentsGerman investigators search VW headquarters, take d […]
Filed under: UAW/Unions, Videos, Chrysler, Fiat, Autoblog MinuteA union strike is avoided as the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement with FCA. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.Continue reading Autoblog Minute: No strike, FCA and UAW reach tentative agreementAutoblog Minute: No strike, FCA and UAW reach tent […]
Filed under: Etc., VideosThis alleged car thief really doesn't want to get caught and tries to ram his way out of a garage in reverse. Meanwhile, a group of guys are beating on the vehicle from the outside.Continue reading Alleged car thief tries to smash his way out of garageAlleged car thief tries to smash his way out of garage originally appeared on […]
Filed under: The List, Videos, Fiat, Driving, Europe, CoupeAs the saying goes, all roads lead to Rome, so it's no wonder the Eternal City is notorious for its traffic. Watch our hosts navigate the bustling streets of Rome in a Fiat 500 Abarth, all while taking in the sites.Continue reading The List #0476: Drive in RomeThe List #0476: Drive in Rome origi […]
Filed under: Aftermarket, Ford, Convertible, PerformanceNeiman Marcus has a Ford Mustang convertible in this year's Christmas Book. The catalog lists 700 horsepower and all-wheel drive, but half of that isn't true. Continue reading Neiman Marcus is not selling a 700-hp Mustang with AWDNeiman Marcus is not selling a 700-hp Mustang with AWD originall […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Recalls, Volkswagen, United States, DieselVW America President and CEO Michael Horn is expected to tell Congress he was aware of the company's diesel defeat device well over a year ago.Continue reading VW of America boss Horn was aware of diesel cheat 18 months agoVW of America boss Horn was aware of diesel cheat 18 […]
Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, UAW/Unions, Chrysler, FiatA proposed contract averts a strike between FCA US and the UAW at least temporarily. The details are not published yet, and workers still must vote on the offer.Continue reading Proposed deal averts strike between FCA and UAWProposed deal averts strike between FCA and UAW originally appeared on Aut […]
Filed under: Green, Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota, Concept CarsToyota is bringing a trio of new concepts to the Tokyo Motor Show this year, including the compact S-FR sports car, the Kikai hot rod, and the FCV Plus hydrogen-powered commuter.Continue reading Toyota S-FR concept looks like a tiny Miata-fighterToyota S-FR concept looks like a tiny Miata-fighter orig […]
Plano, Texas (Oct. 6, 2015) – Riding the wave of twelve new or refreshed products introduced in 2015, Toyota once again earned the title of the most valuable automotive brand in the world, according to Interbrand's 2015 “Best Global Brands” annual report. The company’s ranking jumped to number six, up two spots from the 2014 report. Interbrand estimated […]
SALINE, Mich., Oct. 6, 2015 – After an incident-free 2014 Rally America season, the 2015 season has been a bit more challenging for the Toyota Technical Center Rally Team (TTCRT). A blown engine in the first miles of the first stage at the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR) in June sidelined the team for the remainder of the event. It also kept the […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported September 2015 sales of 194,399 units, an increase of 16.2 percent from September 2014 on a volume basis. With one more selling day in September 2015 than in September 2014, sales were up 11.6 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive […]
Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 30, 2015 -- From October 5 through 9, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technologies from around the world will go on display in Bordeaux. Toyota will be one of those hosting an exhibit at the 22nd ITS World Congress (hosted by ERTICO-ITS Europe), and will showcase some of its many ongoing initiatives in this area. Visit @Toyota ACC […]
Toyota City, Japan, Sept. 30, 2015 -- By the end of 2015, Toyota will make a new ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) safety package available on three models in Japan. The package, named ITS Connect, uses Japan's standardized ITS frequency of 760 MHz to receive and share data transmitted by external infrastructure and other vehicles. Equipping ITS o […]
NEW YORK (Sept. 28, 2015) -- Last night at the New York Film Festival (NYFF) Convergence, a brand-new short film series – entitled The Toyota Effect – debuted from award-winning directors Kief Davidson (A Lego Brickumentary, Open Heart), Steve James (Life Itself, Hoop Dreams) and Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels, The E-Team). Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2015) - Aficionados of J Balvin, aren’t just fans, they’re familia. And as such, those in some markets will have a chance to win concert tickets and meet the artist. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Houston, Sept. 21, 2015 -- Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) was selected “Corporation of the Year” by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), it was announced today at the chamber’s national convention here. Each year, the USHCC presents this award to a corporation that has championed Hispanic enterprise, demonstrating that diversity and inclusion a […]