Fiat Chrysler automobiles may be showing an all-electric version of its Pacifica Hybrid at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month. According to Bloomberg , the automaker that gave the world its first plug-in hybrid minivan may go one better with an all-electric model as it seeks to meet increasingly stringent […] The post Fiat Chrys […]
Even though they still have leftover storage capacity once they’ve degraded too far for automotive use, lithium-ion batteries should be recycled, not reused. At least, that’s what a new report says. Automakers have been experimenting with alternative uses for these batteries, but a report from Lux Research suggests that recycling the battery packs would be [ […]
California Public Utilities Commission will vote next week on a controversial proposal where a utility may get the green light to install 7,500 charging stations. That proposal has been scaled back quite a bit since its initial offering. In early 2015, northern California utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. proposed spending $654 million to install […] The […]
Renault’s commercial vehicle division will be displaying the new longer-range Kangoo Z.E. all-electric electric van next month at the European Motor Show in Brussels. Renault Pro+ will present the new Kangoo on Jan. 13 with its new motor/battery package that will increase the model’s driving range by more than 50 percent. Renault says that its […] The post R […]
Pricing for the new Chevrolet Cruze diesel has been announced with the car starting at $24,670. That base price nets you a Cruze sedan with a six-speed manual, while bumping up to the nine-speed automatic pushes the price up to $26,270. To get the diesel engine, the Cruze must be at least an LT trim […] The post Chevrolet Cuts Price On New Cruze Diesel appea […]
To keep the Mercedes-Benz sales momemtum growing in China, parent Daimler could manufacture electric cars and batteries locally, according to the company’s marketing head Hubertus Troska. Since the beginning of 2016, Mercedes cars have carved a 28-percent sales increase in China after refreshing designs that gave a sportier appearance along with an upmarket […]
Plug-in electrified vehicle sales will skyrocket in the next quarter century, according to a new study by IHS Markit. The global consulting and analytics firm predicts PEVs will make up 15-to-35 percent of global new vehicle sales by 2040. While these vehicles only make for one percent of global auto sales, sales in 2016 are […] The post Plug-in Cars Project […]
Lucid Motors has chosen Samsung SDI as a major supplier of lithium-ion battery cells for its soon-to-be-launched electric car. The two companies will work together jointly on the battery cells that will “exceed current performance benchmarks in areas such as energy density, power, calendar life and safety,” Lucid and Samsung said. The Menlo Park, Calif.-base […]
President-elect Donald Trump just appointed an EPA chief who has experience taking on legal battles with the agency over Obama’s climate change policies. Announced yesterday, Trump’s appointee as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. While environmental groups and members of Congress vehemently oppose […]
Electrified commercial trucks will see 10-fold growth through the next decade, according to a new study. Navigant Research says that growing awareness of better air quality and stricter emissions targets will drive fleets to transition over to electrified trucks and away from diesel through 2026. While diesel trucks have gotten cleaner through incremental te […]
Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has dismissed allegation that he threatened a journalist during the protest held at the Hambantota harbor, Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi told Ada Derana. MORE...
The Chief Minister of the Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, has issued a statement refuting Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakse's allegation that he and the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) have demanded a ban on Buddha's statues being erected in the Northern Province. 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 : 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: Videos,Porsche,Automotive History If you're reading this, you probably already know how to pronounce the name Porsche. But if you don't, this video may come as a surprise.Continue reading Ever wonder how to properly pronounce Porsche? Ever wonder how to properly pronounce Porsche? originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16: […]
Filed under: Volkswagen,AutoblogGreen Exclusive,Emissions,Europe,Germany,South Korea Regulators around the world question oversight over emissions-testing policies that failed to stop 11 million VW diesels from being programmed to rig the system.Continue reading VW and several European nations face scrutiny over emissions VW and several European nations face […]
Filed under: Infotainment,Smartphone,Technology Even if your car isn't on the list of vehicles that support CarPlay, you may have options.Continue reading Apple CarPlay is now in 200 cars, including 2017 models Apple CarPlay is now in 200 cars, including 2017 models originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:05:00 EST. Please see our terms f […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Truck,Diesel It's also a harbinger of further deregulation to come for the trucking industry.Continue reading Congress blocks regulations requiring truckers to get more rest Congress blocks regulations requiring truckers to get more rest originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 10 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST. Please see our terms […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Chevrolet,Tesla,Emissions,Green Automakers,Diesel,Electric Was Tesla's in-house chip rumor just confirmed? Tesla is adding a lot of Gigafactory jobs. Five African countries will refuse dirtier diesel. Farm Bureau members save on the Bolt.Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla to build own Aut […]
Filed under: Celebrities,Videos,Technology,Convertible,Truck The comedians' aquatic drag race ends in a photo finish.Continue reading Jay Leno and Jeff Dunham have 'stupid fun' in amphibious vehicles Jay Leno and Jeff Dunham have 'stupid fun' in amphibious vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:25:00 EST. Ple […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Diesel,Electric No one told VW that taking recommendations from the Internet is a bad idea.Continue reading Volkswagen's Electrify America plan is a green-themed EV apology Volkswagen's Electrify America plan is a green-themed EV apology originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:59:00 EST. […]
Filed under: Celebrities,Toys/Games,Nissan,Coupe,Classics,Performance It might be a bit smaller than you remember.Continue reading Gift yourself Sung Kang's Fugu Z for just $1.09 this holiday season Gift yourself Sung Kang's Fugu Z for just $1.09 this holiday season originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:30:00 EST. Please see our te […]
Filed under: Green,Videos,Autoblog Minute,Auto News Recaps Is China's futuristic bus concept dead? Shanghaiist reports that the production concept is sitting in a storage facility gathering dust.Continue reading Futuristic Chinese bus concept looks to be dead Futuristic Chinese bus concept looks to be dead originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 09 Dec […]
Filed under: Celebrities,TV/Movies,Videos Dominic Toretto scowls and Roman Pearce clotheslines a snowmobiler. In other words, typical Fast and Furious fare.Continue reading The Fate of the Furious shows snowy explosions, Charlize Theron in new teaser The Fate of the Furious shows snowy explosions, Charlize Theron in new teaser originally appeared on Autoblog […]
Los Angeles (Dec. 6, 2016) – Toyota’s next chapter in hybrid technology is a win for Hispanic consumers as the Hispanic Motor Press Awards® recognized the all-new Prius Prime as one of the Best Cars of 2017. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Toyota City, Japan, December 6, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation, in pursuit of superb driving and environmental performance, and based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) structural reform for making ever-better cars, has developed advanced engines and transmissions and further evolved its hybrid systems. Toyota intends to deploy these new powertra […]
PLANO, Texas (December 5, 2016) – For the last decade, Toyota has been a leader in its commitment to equality for LGBT employees. So says the Human Rights Campaign, which today honored Toyota with its 10th consecutive perfect score of “100” on HRC’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices relate […]
The 2017 Toyota 4Runner is the vehicular equivalent of a multi-tool. On one hand, it’s a campout waiting to happen. If need be, it’s a boat-towing, trail-blazing, hill-climbing sport-utility with room for seven passengers (if so equipped), their tents, tables, barbeques, and supplies. On the other hand, it’s a comfortable, capacious, safe, and tech-filled co […]
The all-new 2018 Toyota Camry takes Detroit at the North American International Auto Show. Check out the eye-catching sedan: https://livestream.com/Toyota/Detroit2017. #Camry Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif. (December 1, 2016) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported November 2016 sales of 197,645 units, an increase of 4.3 percent from November 2015 on a volume basis. With two more selling days in November 2016 compared than November 2015, sales were down 4.1 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to r […]
Toyota City, Japan, November 24, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation has developed the world's first1 method for observing the behavior of lithium ions (Li-ions) in an electrolyte when a Li-ion battery charges and discharges. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
“What is needed, when it’s needed, in the right quantity.” There’s a lot more to the Toyota Production System (TPS) than that, but that simple statement is the foundation of the “just in time” concept (definition below). If it works for transmissions, engines and vehicles, can it work for your Turkey Day Feast? Most definitely! Visit @Toyota ACCESS to rec […]