The Volkswagen Group may be working on resolving its massive diesel scandal, but it isn’t doing so quietly. In a court filing, the Volkswagen Group argues that the fines levied against it in the U.S. are excessive, although it remains fully committed to settling the government’s claims. The German automaker presented its response because the […] The post Vol […]
To everyone holding out for more electric car range for your money, it appears the industry has heard you. Just two years ago $35,000 could pay for a nicely equipped EV with 84 EPA-rated miles range, and while that’s still the case, on the horizon are five EVs that could deliver 200 miles for nearly […] The post Five Pending 200-Mile Range EVs That Won’t Bre […]
Automakers and U.S. environment regulators may begin clashing over the “54.5 mpg” fuel economy target. Federal regulators will soon be releasing a review of future mileage targets, with tougher standards scheduled to take effect in six years. It could spark more debate over U.S. car buyers’ willingness to pay for emissions-cutting technology such as plug-in […]
While several automakers have partnered to share the costly development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group says it will continue to go solo. The automaker has been contacted by other automakers for potential alliances, according to an article posted today in WardsAuto, but has passed these up. Some of that has to do […] The post Hyu […]
Volkswagen has invested $300-million in Gett, a global ride hailing provider. Formerly known as GetTaxi, Gett currently operates in 60 cities worldwide and is considered one of the fastest growing ride hailing providers in the mobility-on-demand market. Last month, the Volkswagen Group announced plans to launch a legally independent company to develop mobili […]
Faraday Future may follow rival Tesla Motors’ lead by building an auto factory in the San Francisco Bay Area. The electric car startup has been in discussions with Vallejo officials to build a factory on the former Mare Island naval base near the coast of San Francisco. The Vallejo City Council will vote on whether […] The post Faraday Future May Open Second […]
Toyota and Uber have announced a partnership to explore a possible ridesharing collaboration. The two companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will explore collaboration, starting with trials in countries where ridesharing is expanding, taking various factors into account such as regulations, business conditions and customer needs […]
In its proprietary fuel economy testing, Consumer Reports says the 2016 Toyota Prius gets 52 mpg overall, matching the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 52 mpg combined, but this number is arrived at completely differently. The 2016 Prius is fully redesigned with improved engine, transmission, aerodynamics, and more – all meant to make it more fuel […] […]
For the fourth generation of its best-selling model line, Lexus sent its RX to the style salon for an extensive makeover. Actually, the longer, wider, taller, roomier and more powerful crossover only evolves the formula that let the automaker sell nearly 101,000 RX models last year, but it does get your attention. Dominating the front […] The post 2016 Lexus […]
After years of waiting, the first of the new Acura NSX hybrid sports cars has finally rolled off the production line. The company has celebrated the first serial production 2017 Acura NSX at its new Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio, the exclusive home to the next-generation NSX, which Honda says makes it the only […] The post First 2017 A […]
It is the duty of the Government to formally investigate the conduct of the Eastern Province Chief Minister of a video clip he verbally abusing a naval officer and to take steps to ensure that such incidents do not occur anywhere in the country in future, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. MORE...
The Ministry of Agriculture has introduced a new 24-hour hotline for the public to inform regarding any crops, reservoirs, bunds of canals or dams damaged due to the heavy rainfall which was experienced in the country. MORE..
A special program is underway to issue national identity cards and birth certificates free of charge to displaced people who lost them in floods and landslides, Minister of Home Affairs Vajira Abeywardena says. MORE...
The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) has decided to stage a token strike on Tuesday (May 31) over alleged irregularities when preparing the list for post-internship appointments by relevant authorities. MORE..
Gossip9.lk News : A video shared on social media shows several security officers at the Independence Square in Colombo arguing with a couple in an attempt to evict them from its premises. "Me and my girlfriend were just sitting and chilling at Independence square and these idiots came and said that it was culturally wrong for a male and female to sit to […]
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 […]
Filed under: Celebrities,TV/Movies,Videos On the night of June 22, we'll once again live our lives a quarter mile at a time.Continue reading The Fast and the Furious returns to theaters on June 22 The Fast and the Furious returns to theaters on June 22 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 18:03:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feed […]
Filed under: Green,Tesla,Renault,Green Automakers,Transportation Alternatives,Smartphone,Electric A QR code reveals Tesla's Mexican Supercharger plans. Lyft tests ride scheduling in San Francisco. Renault partners with EU on fast-charging infrastructure in Europe.Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: QR code hints at Tesla Supercharger in Mexico, Lyft test […]
Filed under: Bentley,Convertible,Luxury,Performance No surprise, but a new Bentley Azure would be wildly expensive, with prices expected to get well into the seven-figure range.Continue reading Bentley Azure could return for limited edition Bentley Azure could return for limited edition originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 17:30:00 EDT. Please […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Tesla The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles denies Tesla the right to open a second gallery in the state, saying local, independent dealers could do it.Continue reading Tesla loses fight to open second store in North Carolina Tesla loses fight to open second store in North Carolina originally appeared on Autoblog o […]
Filed under: Auctions Modern stock cars aren't even close to the road cars they resemble. But what about a custom-built street car just like the real thing?Continue reading This Street Legal NASCAR is Yours for Just $69,000 This Street Legal NASCAR is Yours for Just $69,000 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 16:30:00 EDT. Please see our […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Safety Is the back seat the safest place for passengers? We may soon find out.Continue reading NHTSA could finally start using rear-seat crash-test dummies NHTSA could finally start using rear-seat crash-test dummies originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 16:12:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalin […]
Filed under: Celebrities,TV/Movies,UK Fret not, fans. We'll still have plenty of British automotive news to watch.Continue reading Fifth Gear canceled, according to host Tiff Needell Fifth Gear canceled, according to host Tiff Needell originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 15:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Em […]
Filed under: Recalls,Ford,Safety,Truck Ford recalls approximately 271,000 F-150 models equipped with the 3.5-liter Ecoboost engine from 2013 and 2014 for faulty brake master cylinders.Continue reading Ford recalls 2013 and 2014 F-150 models for leaking brakes Ford recalls 2013 and 2014 F-150 models for leaking brakes originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 2 […]
Filed under: Minivan/Van,Autonomous Google is establishing a self-driving technology development center in Novi, Michigan.Continue reading Google building self-driving vehicle test facility in Michigan Google building self-driving vehicle test facility in Michigan originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 12:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use […]
Filed under: Design/Style,Government/Legal,Lincoln,Mercury It would be a fitting title for the MKZ.Continue reading Does Lincoln Zephyr trademark mean a return to real names? Does Lincoln Zephyr trademark mean a return to real names? originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 12:31:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email th […]
Over the past 20 years, Toyota Indiana has built 4.45 million vehicles. But it isn’t the planning, engineering, problem solving or high-pace of the assembly line that stands out to Norm Bafunno, the plant’s president. It’s the people. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif., May 25, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is recalling approximately 3,100 Model Year 2015 Yaris Hatch Back vehicles. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Plano, Texas (May 25, 2016) -- Imagine an average commute. Perhaps you wait for a bus, walk through crowded streets and ride an elevator up to your office. Now, imagine doing it without being able to see clearly or even at all. A team of students did just that and came up with an idea for a solution that won first prize in the Next Generation Mobility Chal […]
PORTLAND, ORE. (May 24, 2016) - Through the passenger-side window, 83-year-old Ferne Fabis points with excitement at the new bakery set to open soon near her home in Rockville, Maryland. New people and places have always been Ferne’s passion – even after a leg injury forced her to give up her driver’s license. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e- […]
Toyota City, Japan, May 24, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation, an automotive company aiming for safer, more efficient and convenient mobility, and Uber, a technology platform that is evolving the way the world moves, are announcing a partnership. The companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore collaboration, starting with trials […]
PLANO, TEXAS (May 24, 2016) - On a rainy day in Rockville, Md., Larry Korb parks his Toyota Camry and hurries to open the passenger door and hold an umbrella over 77-year-old Sondra Wasserman. As a driver at the Senior Connection in nearby Silver Spring, this is the sort of trip Korb made more than 200 times the last year - volunteering his time and vehicl […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 21, 2016) – Toyota Motor North America is joining forces with DEKA Research and Development, the company founded by legendary inventor Dean Kamen, to support mobility solutions for the disabled community. This agreement will help DEKA to proceed with plans to complete the development and launch the next generation iBOT motorized wheel […]
Toyota City, Japan, May 20, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation is proud to announce that the cumulative figures for global sales of its hybrid vehicles reached 9.014 million units as of April 30, surpassing the 9 million unit mark1. This latest million-unit milestone was achieved in just nine months. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update […]
This past weekend at the Olympus Rally in the deep forest of Shelton,Wash., Ryan Millen and the Toyota RAV4 SE put another exclamation point on their season, winning the 2WD Class with ease, and finishing ahead of all but four 4WD competitors. The class win was punctuated by a gap of over five minutes ahead of their nearest in-class competitor. Visit @Toyot […]
NEW YORK (May 18, 2016) – The all-new Toyota Prius lit up the world’s most beautiful and famous Latino celebrities on the red carpet last night during People en Español’s 20th annual Los 50 Mas Bellos event, held at the trendy New York City venue Espace. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]