Graduation Ceremony of Champi Siriwardane's AcademyPix By -Suren Abeysundara ITN Working Director Dhanushka Ramanayake's WeddingPix By -Indika Prabath WeerasingheTheekshana Anuradha's Wedding Anniversary Photo ShootPix By -Shan Rupassara
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has ordered the Volkswagen Group to recall its vehicles equipped with 3.0-liter diesel V6 engines. Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen are all impacted by the order, which affects over 15,000 vehicles sold in California since 2009. The regulator’s demand follows Audi’s admission that vehicles equipped with the 3.0-liter V6 […]
Rules that will require plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) to emit certain sounds are being delayed. The “quiet car” rules for hybrid and electric cars have been in the works since 2013 and aim to mandate audio alerts at low speeds for hybrids and electric vehicles, or any vehicle that operates at low speeds without an […] The post US ‘Quiet car’ Rules For […]
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) have one leg up on battery electric vehicles (BEVs) because they have an internal combustion engine that gives off waste heat. Systems that capture this waste heat come in handy in the winter to heat the passenger cabin. Pure BEVs on the other hand don’t have this source of waste […] The post Improving an EV’s Cabin H […]
The U.S. may have more plug-in vehicles registered than any other country, but that doesn’t mean that every model is sold here. BYD, for example, is the top green car company in China by volume, but it doesn’t have any plug-in models in U.S. dealers. And it’s not alone: Peugeot, Renault and Geely are also […] The post 5 Overseas Plug-in Cars We Wish Were Sol […]
Imagine a major automotive company hiding an optional feature because it does not want buyers to choose it. That, by its own admission, is exactly what Tesla has done for buyers now invited to privately configure their Model X which comes standard with a 48-amp on-board single charger (OBC) which restricts charge times compared to […] The post Tesla Model X […]
Next year, Kia plans to begin delivering the Kia Niro, an all-new hybrid SUV. Kia said it designed the Niro from “the ground up as a dedicated hybrid” to satisfy two growing markets: low emission vehicles and compact SUVs. The Niro is also one of the first vehicles to be launched under Kia’s new green […] The post Kia Niro Hybrid SUV To Launch In 2016 appear […]
Answer: Level 3 charging is one level higher than level 2 charging. Level 2 Charging is AC while level 3 is DC. Right? Wrong. According to the SAE, level 3 charging doesn’t imply DC. It can be either AC or DC. “Levels” are indicative of the charging power. The higher the level the higher the […] The post What is Level 3 Charging? appeared first on HybridCars […]
One of the world’s biggest automotive suppliers is under investigation for its possible role in the Volkswagen diesel scandal. The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation to determine whether Robert Bosch GmbH was aware or participated in the software-controlled cheat used in various Volkswagen diesel models. One spokesman for the U.S. Departm […]
Audi is submitting a fix that will hopefully resolve issues with the 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine. The German automaker will update its emissions control software on over 85,000 Volkswagen Group vehicles equipped with the affected V6 TDI engine. This update will be submitted for U.S. government emission certification for the revised software. According to a [… […]
Since the pre-production Model X was introduced in 2012 it’s been commonly described as a seven-passenger vehicle, but in base trim it’s now actually a five seater. While not in itself critical because a six- and seven-passenger option are also available, never less than seven were shown in prototypes displayed the last three years, and […] The post Seven Se […]
British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed deep appreciation for the steps taken by President Maithripala Sirisena in the last 10 months to strengthen democratic values, human rights and reconciliation. MORE..
The father of murdered businessman Mohamed Siyam today withdrew the statement he made regarding former DIG Vass Gunawardena after the latter was sentenced to death in connection with the killing. MORE..
Mechanised boat owners' associations, comprising 11 outfits, today warned of launching an indefinite stir from December 5 if the Indian government did not take steps to secure the release of the 23 fishermen and 53 boats seized so far by Sri Lankan naval personnel. MORE..
The officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Crimes Unit of the Narahenpita Police Station who was arrested for soliciting a bribe of Rs 2.5 million has been remanded till November 30 after being produced before court. MORE..
India's army chief General Dalbir Singh kicks off on Sunday a five-day visit to Colombo where he could discuss upgrading the island nation's ageing warplanes, tanks and air defence guns as part of New Delhi's efforts to curb China's growing influence over Sri Lanka. MORE..
President Maithripala Sirisena said he is fully satisfied with the accomplishment of goals set at the last CHOGM in Colombo during the period of last two years when Sri Lanka was the Chair in Office of the Commonwealth. MORE..
In a surprising twist, the father of slain businessman Mohamed Siyam says that his son was not murdered by former DIG of Police Vass Gunawardena, who was sentenced to death after being found guilty over the killing. 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: Motorsports, Read This, RacingHemmings tells the fascinating story of the effort to save the Bonneville Salt Flats that brings together racers, geologists, politicians, and the local mining company.Continue reading Unified effort underway to fix Bonneville Salt FlatsUnified effort underway to fix Bonneville Salt Flats originally appeared on Auto […]
Filed under: Porsche, Auto Repair, Maintenance, ClassicsThe first dedicated Porsche Classic Center has opened in the Netherlands, paving the way for 100 such locations set to proliferate around the world - including to North America.Continue reading Porsche opening network of dedicated Classics centersPorsche opening network of dedicated Classics centers ori […]
Filed under: Green, Motorsports, Audi, Porsche, VolkswagenDespite the ongoing diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen insists it is not about to shut down or drastically change any of its top-level racing programs in the foreseeable future.Continue reading VW won't let emissions scandal keep it from racingVW won't let emissions scandal keep it from ra […]
Filed under: Design/Style, Honda, Motorcycle, Bikes, Concept CarsHonda's designers went wild at the EICMA motorcycle show by imagining concepts for a scrambler called the CBSix50 and a naked street bike called the CB4. The CB650F was the basis for both cycles.Continue reading Honda reveals scrambler-style CBSix50 concept at EICMAHonda reveals scrambler- […]
Filed under: Koenigsegg, SupercarsThe seventh of 25 examples of the new Koenigsegg Agera RS to be built is destined for the United States, representing a new drive by the Swedish automaker to accelerate into the North American market.Continue reading Koenigsegg building Agera RS homologated for USKoenigsegg building Agera RS homologated for US originally app […]
Filed under: Motorsports, Videos, Porsche, Coupe, Performance, RacingBarely a week has passed since its debut, and already, Porsche has trotted out its new entry level racer, the Cayman GT4 Clubsport, for a promotional spot.Continue reading Porsche shows off Cayman GT4 Clubsport in new videoPorsche shows off Cayman GT4 Clubsport in new video originally appea […]
Filed under: Motorsports, Renault, RacingRed Bull says it has secured an engine deal for 2016 but won't name the supplier. Speculation is that the team will use Renault engines it develops in-house.Continue reading Red Bull has agreement with an engine manufacturer for 2016Red Bull has agreement with an engine manufacturer for 2016 originally appeared o […]
Filed under: PodcastsOn Episode #456 of the Autoblog Podcast, we discuss our drive of the 2017 Mazda CX-9 prototype, Volkswagen's TDI fix, and this week's news and notes.Continue reading Autoblog Podcast #456Autoblog Podcast #456 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Emai […]
Filed under: Mercedes-Benz, Coupe, PerformanceWord on the strasse has it that Affalterbach is working on a new R version of the Mercedes-AMG GT with more power and advanced shocks, aero, and four-wheel steering.Continue reading Mercedes-AMG GT R coming with active aero, shocks, steeringMercedes-AMG GT R coming with active aero, shocks, steering originally ap […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, MilitaryThere are a growing number of private air forces in the US which Americans are overwhelmingly unaware of.Continue reading Red Air For Hire: The big business of private air forcesRed Air For Hire: The big business of private air forces originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:02:00 EST. Please see our terms […]
Today in Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that it has signed an official sponsorship agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to serve as a Worldwide Paralympic Partner Sponsor through 2024, a period which includes the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferen […]
The research is clear – a strong support system helps children excel in the classroom and beyond. This month the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and 10 Toyota Family Learning programs are celebrating National Family Literacy Month® by focusing on the immense influence families have on a child’s education, future success and well-being. Visit @To […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Toyota Transport, the automaker’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, now has its first car hauler that runs on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Long Beach, CA based truck/trailer does what any other car hauler can do, except it does it while emitting 85 percent less overall particulate matter and 10 percent […]
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Camry driver Kyle Busch captured the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver’s championship – the first for Toyota since entering the series in 2007 – when he finished first in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Tundra driver Erik Jones captured the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver’s championship when he finished sixth in Friday night’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Bangkok, Thailand, November 23, 2015?Today, the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) joined with Chulalongkorn University (Chula) to celebrate an ongoing project to combat Bangkok's traffic congestion. The project is targeting the Sathorn District, one of Bangkok's busiest and best-known thoroughfares?using park-and-ride lots, shuttle buses, and advanc […]
Once again, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. has been recognized for leading the charge for equality, diversity and economic empowerment. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Los Angeles (Nov. 20, 2015) – Highlighting a commitment to innovation, superior design and appeal to Hispanic families, the Hispanic Motor Press Awards® has named the 2016 Toyota Mirai and 2016 Toyota Tacoma among its Best Cars of 2016. The Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle was honored with the Innovation Award, while the Tacoma mid-size pickup was selected b […]
PLANO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2015) – What’s not to love about respecting people for the job they do and creating an environment that’s always improving? According to the Human Rights Campaign, Toyota is all over it. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Washington, DC, Nov. 18, 2015 – As we move closer to the day when automated driving, vehicle to vehicle communication and artificial intelligence are a reality, automakers must continue to address concerns about privacy and cybersecurity threats, said a Toyota spokesman. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]