California-based Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. has developed a PHEV drivetrain for pickup trucks. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) explained their conversion offers 100 percent OEM performance and 100 percent zero emissions during city and highway driving, while also reducing emissions and fuel use by up to 80 percent. The PHEV system has be shown on a GM […] […]
With Atlanta being a very important market for the Leaf EV, Nissan is making efforts to help make charging available at more workplaces in the region. According to Nissan, Atlanta is America’s top market for sales of the Leaf. Through a new partnership funded by Nissan and Georgia Power, local employers can receive a $1,000 […] The post Nissan Pushes Incenti […]
Volkswagen is releasing a Limited Edition version of its battery electric e-Golf, with a $2,000 price break for the new model. To bring the price down, VW has swapped out the leatherette seats for cloth, downgraded the LED headlights to halogens and is running 16-inch steel wheels instead of aluminum alloys. Pricing for the e-Golf […] The post 2015 VW e-Golf […]
Nissan wants to grow its market share in the U.S. and Europe, naming electric vehicles and autonomous tech as two segments key to its expansion. In the U.S. last year, Nissan and its luxury division, Infiniti, claimed 8.4-percent of the auto market. Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz announced previously that he wants to raise […] The post Nissan: EVs […]
After the success of the Soul EV in California surprised Kia’s executives, the company announced it will be changing – and expanding – which markets the vehicle will be available in next. “We were kind of shocked how well it was received. It’s been a huge hit,” Orth Hedrick, vice president of product planning at […] The post Kia Expands Soul EV Market After […]
Nissan announced at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show its involvement in a mass-market vehicle-to-grid (V2G) system. Teaming-up with Endesa, an Enel Group subsidiary, for this initiative, Nissan will participate in a full demonstration of the market-ready and low cost system in Madrid on March 12, 2015. The automaker stated it is now releasing the […] […]
Kia unveiled the Sportspace at the 85th Annual Geneva Motor Show, a sleek wagon-like concept that is powered by a diesel-hybrid powertrain. The Sportspace concept is powered by the latest evolution of Kia’s diesel-electric T-Hybrid system, previously seen on the Optima T-Hybrid concept at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Kia explained the 1.7-liter diesel engine [ […]
The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Like January, February is difficult to evaluate sales trends since it is typically a modest sales month because automakers sought in De […]
With its new program debuting this July, Oregon will become the first state to collect road use fees through mileage instead of fuel. The program will charge drivers a road use fee based on how many miles they drive, instead of using a state tax built into gas prices. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), […] The post Oregon Launches First Mileage- […]
The latest Easter egg found on the Tesla Model S may just be the best one yet. Most people familiar with Tesla already recognize that its CEO, Elon Musk, is not your conventional auto manufacturer president. He makes exorbitant predictions, curses during interviews and refuses to follow traditional sales methods. And, it turns out, he […] The post James Bond […]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Friday that the Government of Sri Lanka and its people are eagerly looking forward to Indian Prime MInister Narendra Modi's visit to the island-nation next week. MORE..
Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that public opinion cannot be changed with threats and intimidation and that it is wrong to prohibit SLFP members from attending rallies organized by other political parties. MORE..
Yoshitha Rajapaksa who was attached to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's security division has been transferred to Navy Headquarters with effect from March 9, Navy spokesman told Ada Derana. MORE...
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 […]
Gossip9 News : Sri Mangalarama Rajamaha Viharaya is the only Buddhist Temple in Batticaloa district. Heavily damaged by a bombing during the ethnic conflict, it has been rebuilt later on. It includes several buildings and a stupa. Due to some reasons power line in this temple was disconnected by CEB. The Person in charge of the temple Rev. Ampitiye Sumanara […]
Gossip9.com news received visuals of a tragic incident which occurred in the Eheliyagoda area on Thursday. According to the police one individual died while another suffered injuries in this accident which occurred when a three-wheeler plying towards Ratnapura ran over 2 individuals.Another three-wheeler was also damaged in the accident. The woman seen in th […]
Gossip9.lk News : If you're the son of a billionaire banker, dropping £50,000 on a passionate kiss with Elizabeth Hurley is no problem. Explaining it away to your wife, however, may prove a little more challenging. Julian Bharti, 27, showed no sign of worrying about that, though, when he successfully bid for a kiss with the 49-year-old British actress a […]
Gossip9.lk News : Apple on Tuesday announced two new versions of the iPhone, the 6 and the 6 Plus, both with bigger screens than their predecessors. It also introduced a payments system that integrates with its smartphones. With a nod to the late Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s chief, Timothy D. Cook, also teased the crowd that one more thing would be coming. Compan […]
Gossip9.lk News : The Western Provincial Education Department has initiated an investigation regarding the incident where a female student named Sevmini Ayesha committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Batuwatta Ragama. She was studying at grade 10 of St. Maria College at Hapugoda Ragama. Her uncle Gamini Alwis said, that a female teacher of […]
Gossip9.lk News : Former Pakistan fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has said that the players in the present national team need to show more heart and courage if they are to bounce back against Sri Lanka in the ongoing series. Akhtar was critical of the team's performance in the first Test which Pakistan lost on Sunday after being bowled out cheaply within a d […]
While shooting for forthcoming movie `Ek tha Villain’, Aashiqui-2 movie fame Shraddha Kapoor has created sensation by stabbing a stuntman. According to the sources, during the shooting for one of the scene the actress should stab the villain but unfortunately some one has put a real knife instead of dummy. By which the stuntman got injured but unfortunately […]
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Filed under: Aftermarket, Videos, Ford, Coupe, PerformanceBefore Ken Block got behind the wheel of the Hoonicorn in Gymkhana 7 for his automotive stunts, the custom-built machine needed a trial by fire. So without most of the body, Block got behind the wheel early to really see what the car was capable of.Continue reading Ken Block abused the Hoonicorn Musta […]
Filed under: Videos, Insurance, Emerging Technologies, AutonomousInsurance companies are starting to consider the potentially massive implications that autonomous vehicles could have on the auto industry. There are also major questions about liability still be to answered.Continue reading Insurance companies fretting losing money on driverless carsInsurance […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Motorcycle, Police/EmergencyThis Mexican motorcycle police officers shows off some aggressive acrobatics by standing up in the saddle with a rifle at the ready.Continue reading Cops in Mexico show gun-wielding, motorcycle-riding skillsCops in Mexico show gun-wielding, motorcycle-riding skills originally appeared on Auto […]
Filed under: Etc., Green, 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Green Driving, Emerging TechnologiesGoodyear is imagining the future of tire technology with two concepts at the Geneva Motor Show. Its BH03 generates electricity to help provide power to a vehicle, and the Triple Tube actively adapts the pressure to the road.Continue reading Goodyear imagines a tire that can […]
Filed under: Motorsports, Nissan, RacingNissan's test of the new GT-R LM Nismo at the ultra-bumpy Sebring circuit was brought to a halt after 68 laps because of a problem "with the engine mounting."Continue reading Nissan GT-R LM hobbled by 'very minor' issue during Sebring testNissan GT-R LM hobbled by 'very minor' issue d […]
Filed under: Chevrolet, United States, Truck, Commercial VehiclesThe Chevy Colorado is getting a box delete option that will allow upfitters prepare the trucks for very specific work duties. Chevy claims this is the only midsize pickup in the segment to offer such a package.Continue reading Chevy Colorado gets box delete option designed for upfittersChevy Co […]
Filed under: BMW, Coupe, PerformanceBMW is said to be working the new water injection system that debuted on the M4 MotoGP safety car into the new M4 GTS, along with a raft of other track-focused enhancements.Continue reading BMW preparing new M4 GTS with water injectionBMW preparing new M4 GTS with water injection originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 […]
Filed under: 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Koenigsegg, Technology, SupercarsChristian von Koenigsegg has big plans for his company, including a potential four-door model and a radical new camless engine design. Racing could be in the cards too, but don't expect to see the Swedish automaker to produce anything much more attainable.Continue reading Koenigsegg p […]
Filed under: Design/Style, Videos, Coupe, ClassicsThe DeLorean DMC-12 still looks fantastic after all these years. In its latest video, Petrolicious sits down with an owner of one and goes on a ride through the city at night to watch the fluorescent lights play off the car's stainless steel body.Continue reading Petrolicious shows off the futuristic sty […]
Watch Jessi and Patrick from The List climb Mount Washington, discuss the cult of German cars and find all the auto sales data from last month. All of this, plus other happenings in the car world for Feb. 25, 2015.Continue reading What you missed on 3.5.15What you missed on 3.5.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:31:00 EST. Please see o […]
TORRANCE, Calif., March 5, 2015 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced it will conduct a safety recall of approximately 16,600 Model Year 2012-2015 Yaris hatchbacks produced for sale in Puerto Rico. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2015 – African-American novelist, playwright and poet James Baldwin once said, “people are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.” The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) wants to ensure that African American history is protected for generations to come. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Upd […]
Plano, Texas, March 4, 2015 – Toyota today announced executive changes across its North American operations, effective as of April 1. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 3, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported February 2015 sales of 180,467, an increase of 13.3 percent from February 2014 on a volume basis. With the same amount of selling days in February 2015 and 2014, sales were up 13.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 2, 2015) – Through ice and snow, Toyota continues to go places. Long, harsh winters can be a bit more bearable when drivers of family haulers ride into spring with the added capability and peace of mind that an all-wheel-drive (AWD) vehicle provides. Recently, the Toyota Sienna and RAV4, both with available AWD, along with some le […]
Tokyo, Feb. 25, 2015 -- Starting in April, Park24 Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation will trial a car sharing service in central Tokyo using the Toyota i-ROAD, an ultra-compact three-wheeled electric vehicle. The i-ROAD, designed for flexibility and ease of use, will be paired with Park24's "Times Car Plus" service, which allows members to […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (February 24, 2015) – Toyota announces the 2015 U.S. Winners of the annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest presented globally. The nine U.S. Winners will receive an iPad Mini and an award certificate. Their artwork now advances to represent the U.S. as the nation’s World Contest Semi-Finalists to compete among entrants from over 80 countries. I […]
In November 2014, Toyota Motor Corporation ushered in the future with the launch of the Toyota “Mirai” fuel cell sedan, followed by the Japan start of sales one month later. Today, Toyota held a production ceremony to mark the milestone of a new age of vehicles at its Motomachi Plant in Toyota City, Japan. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-ma […]
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015 - - The votes are in and the people have spoken! Three popular Toyota models, Camry mid-size sedan, Highlander mid-size crossover and Sienna van, have made the list of “15 Best Family Cars” by KBB.com. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.