Nissan’s British office has an extra incentive for 16 Olympic medal hopefuls — win a gold medal at this summer’s Rio Games and take home a shiny gold Leaf EV. The gilded Leaf EV was unveiled at the Lee Valley Velopark in London by Sir Chris Hoy, who knows a thing or two about winning Olympic golds: […] The post A Nissan Gold Leaf EV For Olympic Gold Winning […]
Jaguar currently has no EVs in its lineup. That’s about to change. Automobile reports that the venerable British automaker is going to add two EVs to the model line in addition to refreshes and updates to the XE sedan and F-Pace SUV (themselves both new additions) as well as to the F-Type sports car. The […] The post Jaguar Set to Add Two EVs to its Lineup a […]
Ranking as the cumulatively best-selling plug-in electrified in the U.S., the Chevrolet Volt is crossing a 100,000 unit milestone. Also the first PEV to undergo a complete redesign, and now in its second generation, the extended-range EV may have quietly sold its 100,000th example this past weekend. As of June, the tally since launch was […] The post Top-Sel […]
The European Commission is taking measures to speed up deployment of low- and zero-emission vehicles and alternative energy sources. The commission just released its “European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility” to move towards low- and zero-emission vehicles. It also embraces deployment of low-emission alternative energy for transport including advanced bio […]
Porsche will be increasing its hiring with 400 more newly created jobs than previously reported as it prepares to build its Mission E and compete with Tesla and Silicon Valley. In all, the German automaker has raised the number of new jobs it will create to more 1,400 from more than 1,000 already announced. More […] The post Porsche Creating 1,400 New Jobs t […]
Apple Inc. has brought back a former senior executive to lead its Project Titan electric car initiative, according to people familiar with the matter. Bob Mansfield, previously a top executive under former chief executive Steve Jobs, will be running the company’s secret autonomous, plug-in electrified, vehicle project. Mansfield is known for having lead the […]
If you did not know, a Tesla Model X driver wants others to see the benefits of Tesla’s Autopilot to pass the time in bumper-to-bumper traffic while he plays Pokemon Go. The video taken on one of the most traveled highways in the U.S. – I-95 northbound nearing Washington, D.C. – comes two-and-a-half months after […] The post Tesla Model X Driver Shows Autopi […]
Mazda isn’t letting Volkswagen’s massive Dieselgate scandal hamper its plans to bring diesel engines to North America. The Japanese automaker has been working on bringing its diesel engines to the U.S. for the majority of this decade, but has been delayed numerous times, leading many to believe it would never happen. But in an interview […] The post Mazda St […]
Tesla Motors has yet to deliver its electric vehicles on schedule and has struggled to build them. Now the California auto manufacturer is reportedly behind the proverbial eight ball again In a recent interview with the New York Times, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company is scrambling to finish the $5 billion gigafactory in […] The post Tesla Scrambles To F […]
As parent company Volkswagen Group shifts from diesel to electric vehicles, Audi plans to have at least three EVs by 2020 as part of a new major plan. The shift in focus was presented to managers last week, and CEO Rupert Stadler told a German newspaper that it expects electric vehicles to account for 25 […] The post Audi Plans Three Electric Vehicles by Dec […]
President Maithripala Sirisena says special attention has been drawn towards the prevention of selling illicit drugs near schools targeting the school children under the national drug prevention programme. MORE...
The six former army Corporals who were accused over the massacre of 24 civilians in Kumarapuram, Trincomalee in 1996 have been acquitted after they were found not guilty by the Anuradhapura High Court. MORE..
Australian cricket fan Alex James has been fined 3,000 rupees ($A28) and sentenced to a week in prison after completing a nude run during the washed-out final session on day one at the Pallekele Stadium. MORE...
During an identification parade, the driver of assassinated journalist Lasantha Wickramatunge has identified the Warrant Officer (WO) who was arrested in connection with the murder, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...
(FEATURE) The violent argument that occurred in the University of Jaffna earlier this month has possibly left considerable doubt in the minds of Lankans- Are we falling prey to racism? Is peace an intricate luxury that we seemingly cannot afford? MORE.....
The Kandy Chief Magistrate today issued a restraining order against four MPs of the Joint opposition not to commence its proposed protest march within the Kandy city limit tomorrow (27), Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...
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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 […]
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Filed under: Ford,Coupe,Performance An in-depth look at Ford's most powerful and power-dense naturally-aspirated engine ever.Continue reading Inside the Ford Shelby GT350's screaming V8 Inside the Ford Shelby GT350's screaming V8 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:23:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink […]
Filed under: Rumormill,BMW,Jaguar,Land Rover Jaguar Land Rover's wonderful but aging supercharged V8 is being set out to pasture. Rather than eating the costs and designing a new engine from the ground up, JLR plans to source V8s from BMW.Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover to drop supercharged V8 for turbocharged BMW power Jaguar Land Rover to drop supe […]
Filed under: Etc.,Ford,United States,Smartphone,Technology For MIT students, it will be like taking Uber to class.Continue reading Ford and MIT making LiDAR-equipped shuttle services that learn Ford and MIT making LiDAR-equipped shuttle services that learn originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:23:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds […]
Filed under: Celebrities,TV/Movies,UK Rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson says he's the man to save Top Gear after its uneven 23rd season, arguing that the show is "unrecognizable" with the new cast.Continue reading Who can save Top Gear? 50 Cent Who can save Top Gear? 50 Cent originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:59:00 […]
Filed under: Lotus,Coupe,Lightweight,Performance Lotus is also on course to be profitable, if you believe that.Continue reading Next Lotus Elise to draw from its roots Next Lotus Elise to draw from its roots originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:14:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments […]
Filed under: Humor,Videos,Lamborghini,Australia Your moment of mindless automotive entertainment for the morning.Continue reading Yes, this is a video of a Lamborghini towing some goats Yes, this is a video of a Lamborghini towing some goats originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:11:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | […]
Filed under: Automotive History The IHC Scouts have mostly disappeared, unless you happen to look in Colorado.Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1974 International Harvester Scout II Junkyard Gem: 1974 International Harvester Scout II originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this […]
Filed under: Green,Europe,Germany,Electric You could go around the world with fuel to spare.Continue reading 26,100 MPGe is the new Guinness record for vehicle efficiency 26,100 MPGe is the new Guinness record for vehicle efficiency originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:46:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email thi […]
Filed under: Spy Photos,Mercedes-Benz,Off-Road The G-Wagen is spied testing in full camouflage. While it looks similar, there are some big changes underneath. The new SUV is going to be both bigger and lighter.Continue reading Next Mercedes-Benz G-Class spied looking like more of the same Next Mercedes-Benz G-Class spied looking like more of the same origina […]
Filed under: Etc.,Ford,Holden,Technology More cars from Down Under coming to the newest Forza Horizon installment.Continue reading Second part of Forza Horizon 3 car list revealed early Second part of Forza Horizon 3 car list revealed early originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:47:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | E […]
ORLANDO, July 26, 2016 – Toyota, the No. 1 auto company among U.S. Hispanics for 12 consecutive years, returned as co-title sponsor of the 2016 NCLR Conference, which is taking place July 23-26, 2016 in Orlando, FL. As part of the celebration, Toyota gave away a brand new 2016 Corolla at the annual Latinas Brunch on Sunday, July 24. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to r […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 26, 2016) — Toyota is partnering with US Youth Soccer to celebrate the achievements and participation of all youth soccer athletes and coaches at the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championship in Frisco, Texas, July 26–28. Toyota is also the official automobile of US Youth Soccer. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. […]
Detroit (July 21, 2016) -- Inspiring today’s students to become tomorrow’s science and engineering leaders is something Toyota believes is critical to society. Whether it’s autonomous cars, flying cars or something that has yet to be envisioned, the future of mobility depends on sparking children’s interests in engineering and science careers. Visit @Toyota […]
Dallas (July 21, 2016) – What if there was a way to help prevent a leading cause of childhood death, but three out of four of us were doing it wrong? The startling truth is that 75 percent of car seats in the U.S. are not used correctly. Additionally, 78.6% of children inspected at The Safety Source-Injury Prevention Service’s 2013 child passenger safety […]
OURAY, Colo. (July 21, 2016) – Adding to its impressive off-road credibility, the 2017 4Runner will be available in two new grades -- TRD Off-Road and TRD Off-Road Premium. Both grades offer distinctive TRD (Toyota Racing Development) branding to stand out anywhere a 4Runner can travel. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS fe […]
Torrance, Calif., July 20, 2016 -- When you turn in a flawless race performance, the results are usually always good. The New England Forest Rally (NEFR), held this past weekend, was no exception to that rule. Ryan Millen and his 2016 RAV4 SE finished in second place in the 2WD Class, just 14 seconds in back of the Ford Fiesta ST of Cameron Steely after o […]
TOKYO (July 20, 2016) -- WWF and Toyota Motor Corporation have entered into a five-year agreement aimed at accelerating the globe's transition to sustainability. Through this partnership, the organizations will work together to promote biodiversity conservation, raise environmental awareness and accelerate the move toward a "zero carbon" socie […]
Pennington, N.J. (July 15, 2016) -- The ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship Selection Committee has selected three recipients who will receive a minimum of $50,000 each for fellowships for projects in green energy technology. The winners are Professor Elizabeth Biddinger, City College of New York; Professor Joaquin Rodriguez Lopez, University of Illino […]
Torrance, Calif., July 13, 2016 -- It’s great to be tied for first place. But it’s even better when the lead is all your own. This weekend, at New England Forest Rally (NEFR) in Newry, Maine, Ryan Millen, Christina Fate and the Rally RAV4 are hoping to claim the top spot in the championship standings for the Rally America National Championship. The RAV4 an […]
Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia (TMMWV) team member Tony Perry is known as “the Refrigerator.” Perry, you see, has the strength and stomach to remove refrigerators and freezers from homes devastated by a record-breaking flood in Clendenin, W.Va., about 60 miles east of TMMWV. He’s one of more than 100 team members who have volunteered to help resi […]