PSA Peugeot Citroen will be rolling out two platforms with vehicles in 2019 powered by gasoline, diesel, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric powertrains. Both of the two new global platforms will first appear in DS luxury models. PSA Group will at first be rolling out an all-electric luxury model that can drive 279 miles per charge […] The post PSA Peugeot […]
Data mined from a consumer survey yielded several take-away points regarding the upside potential of plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs). The survey, conducted from April 1 to April 8 by Consumers Union and the Union of Concerned Scientists, was directed at 1,213 licensed and active drivers in nine states in the Northeast, deemed under-served with PEVs, […] […]
Elon Musk calls Hong Kong a “beacon city” for electric vehicles, setting an example for the rest of the world to follow. Hong Kong has been a strong market for Tesla Model S sales as the company expands its presence in Asia. Tesla’s presence in the city is also being helped by the fact that […] The post Tesla’s Musk Calls Hong Kong a ‘Beacon City’ for EVs an […]
If indicators are correct, Apple is mining for intellectual property and knowhow to create its own electric car charging network. According to Reuters, charging industry players have been queried by Apple in its attempt to get a leg up on potentially charging electric cars it intends to introduce. As has been the case so far, […] The post Apple Quietly Seeks […]
Nearly every model in General Motors‘ lineup will have start-stop technology by 2020. The American automaker’s goal is to have at least one powertrain combination available with start-stop technology on nearly every GM light vehicle produced globally by the end of the decade. Start-stop is a fuel-saving feature that automatically turns off the engine when [… […]
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 […]
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent a message of condolences to his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena over the devastating floods and landslides that hit the country last week. MORE..
The initiative launched by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Maharagama to seek public assistance for the purchase of a positron emission tomography (PET) scanner, which is receiving the support of Manusath Derana, has received a donation of Rs 35 million from a Good Samaritan. MORE..
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: Etc.,Automotive History,Classics The 1988 Pontiac LeMans? The 2004 Mercury Monterey? Something more painful?Continue reading Question of the Day: Most degraded car name? Question of the Day: Most degraded car name? originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 19:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | […]
Filed under: Etc.,Humor,Videos,Weird Car News Shia LeBeouf has taken a lot of lumps in the press since he started his perplexing career as a performance artist.Continue reading Shia LaBeouf is hitchhiking across the country for art Shia LaBeouf is hitchhiking across the country for art originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 18:01:00 EDT. Please […]
Filed under: Celebrities,Motorsports,Safety Jules Bianchi's family has taken the first steps of legal action against the FIA, the Formula One Group and the Marussia team over the death of their son after the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.Continue reading Jules Bianchi family sues FIA and Marussia over death Jules Bianchi family sues FIA and Marussia over de […]
Filed under: Motorsports,Motorcycle After over 40 years of dominating flat-track racing, Harley-Davidson has replaced the XR750 with its new XG750R, a liquid-cooled racer based on the 750 Street.Continue reading Harley-Davidson introduces new flat-track racing bike Harley-Davidson introduces new flat-track racing bike originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, […]
Filed under: Podcasts,Buick,Ford On Episode #477, we talk with Paul and Todd, the driving force behind EveryDay Driver.Continue reading Paul and Todd from Everyday Driver | Autoblog Podcast #477 Paul and Todd from Everyday Driver | Autoblog Podcast #477 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 16:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. P […]
Filed under: Green,Rumormill,Emerging Technologies,Electric Apple is talking to electric vehicle charging companies about their technology, perhaps hinting once again that there's something to the Project Titan rumors.Continue reading Apple might be getting into EV chargers Apple might be getting into EV chargers originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, […]
Filed under: Motorcycle,Military,Off-Road These two motorcycle prototypes for the military can run on almost any fuel, or switch to electricity for silent operation.Continue reading DARPA shows off two hybrid motorcycles for special forces DARPA shows off two hybrid motorcycles for special forces originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 15:35:00 E […]
Filed under: Green,Ford,Quick Spins,Sedan,Hybrid The electrified Fusions get some updates for 2017.Continue reading 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Energi Quick Spin 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Energi Quick Spin originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 15:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments […]
Filed under: Bentley The 6.75-liter V8 engine in the Bentley Mulsanne has been in production in some form since 1959, but word has it that it will be phased out together with the model it propels, to be replaced by a V12.Continue reading Bentley to retire aging 6.75-liter V8 with current Mulsanne Bentley to retire aging 6.75-liter V8 with current Mulsanne or […]
Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal,Driving,Canada,Smartphone,Technology Distracted driving is a scourge on the nation's highways and byways, and texting while driving is one of the biggest problems.Continue reading Mounties use huge camera rig to bust texting drivers Mounties use huge camera rig to bust texting drivers originally appeared on Autoblog on […]
New York, N.Y., (May 26, 2016) – Barbecues, fireworks, s’mores and swimming – they’re summer classics. They rarely change because when you know something works, you stick with it. You know what else stands the test of time? Car seat safety tips. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
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.
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. […]