Mercedes is launching the EQ Power sub-brand with the revised S-Class this summer, the company announced today. All subsequent hybrid and EV models will gain the designation, which was first revealed at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. High-performance models developed in conjunction with subsidiary AMG are getting a positive charge at the end, EQ Power+, […] The […]
After every automaker doing business in the U.S. signed off on two letters asking President Donald Trump to reconsider national mpg standards, consumer advocacy groups have asked him to keep the rules in place. The groups, Consumers Union which publishes Consumer Reports, and the Consumer Federation of America, said in their joint letter that cheaper […] The […]
Tesla expects demand for electric vehicle batteries will be strong enough to add four more Gigafactories beyond its current Nevada plant. In a note to investors Wednesday with its quarterly financial report, the company said it will lay out those plans by the end of the year. As for “Gigactory 2,” that plant will be […] The post Tesla Tells Investors A Plan […]
This year the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group will be selling as many hybrids and plug-in hybrids in the U.S. as king-of-hybrids Toyota, and what this might lead to remains to be seen. Hyundai and Kia have said their goal is to become no less than the world’s second-biggest seller of electrified vehicles by 2020, with the […] The post Hyundai and Kia Now Have A […]
Tesla shaved down losses and surpassed revenue estimates in Q4, and told investors Model 3 production will start in July. On a conference call yesterday, CEO Elon Musk told analysts that the company is “on track” to start limited production then, with a goal of 5,000 Model 3s produced per week in the fourth quarter […] The post Tesla Reports Better Financial […]
Audi has confirmed its all-electric e-tron quattro SUV will come to market next year with “300 miles” range, and possibly more. Introduced as a pre-production concept at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 2015, the production version of the e-tron quattro will be among the first premium all-electric SUVs, joining the Tesla X and the planned […] The post X Marks the […]
Subsidies for electric vehicles pose a threat to both the biofuels industry and the traditional oil industry, so the two are teaming up. Typically, the biofuels industry and the oil industry have been rivals, since biofuels have been touted by their backers as an alternative solution to fossil fuels – biofuels have been sold as […] The post Big Corn and Big […]
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers asked Tuesday to have the EPA’s new Administrator Scott Pruitt withdraw the Obama Administration’s decision to lock in vehicle emissions rules through 2025. Mitch Bainwol, CEO of the industry group representing 77 percent of U.S. auto manufacturers, wrote to Pruitt the decision was “the product of egregious procedural […]
Volkswagen of America has gained a 50 percent increase in estimated range by the Environmental Protection Agency for the 2017 e-Golf. The revised e-Golf now has the ability to go 125 miles on a single charge, up from 83 miles previously. A new lithium-ion battery promises longer range – at 35.8 kWh in the 2017 […] The post VW Earns 50 Percent Range Increase […]
China-based electric carmaker Future Mobility Corp. is sticking to its plan to launch an electric SUV by late 2019, even if government approval gets dragged out longer. The startup founded by former BMW and Nissan executives has courted enough financial backers to start building a $1.7 billion factory in Nanjing, but the regulatory process needed […] The pos […]
CNN and other news outlets were blocked from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs. MORE...
A delegation of the United States Congress called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday at the President's Official Residence and held discussions about the steps to be taken to further strengthen bilateral relations. MORE..
Similar to the way each country takes decisions in national levels on the illegal migrants, they should act internationally with other countries regarding this matter, says President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
The President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL), Geoffrey Alagaratnam, says that it is very unfortunate that people have misunderstood the role of the Bar Association and its president in unofficial bar appointment to make it a political issue and a communal issue. 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: Chevrolet,Coupe,Performance The option package will be available this summer.Continue reading Behold the 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE, the most hardcore of Camaros Behold the 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE, the most hardcore of Camaros originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | […]
Filed under: Videos,Fiat,Long-Term Garage,Crossover,Performance It's what we sort of forgot to do that left a lasting impression.Continue reading It turns out the Fiat 500X isn't a track car It turns out the Fiat 500X isn't a track car originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:50:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Perm […]
Filed under: Spy Photos,Jeep,SUV,Off-Road Yup, it still looks like a Jeep.Continue reading New spy photos of the next Jeep Wrangler reveal a backup camera New spy photos of the next Jeep Wrangler reveal a backup camera originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments […]
Filed under: GM,Porsche,Subaru,Emerging Technologies,Infotainment,Technology,Autonomous You drive. It watches.Continue reading If your TV rats you out, what about your car? If your TV rats you out, what about your car? originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:50:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments […]
Filed under: Podcasts,Audi,Kia,Volkswagen,Crossover,Hatchback,Sedan,SUV,Wagon We look back at some odd badge-engineered shared by various brands over the years, discuss what we've been driving, and spend your money.Continue reading Adventures in lazy badge engineering | Autoblog Podcast #505 Adventures in lazy badge engineering | Autoblog Podcast #505 o […]
Filed under: Green,Audi,SUV,Electric Audi's upcoming electric SUV may be able to go more than 300 miles on a single charge, though that figure may be by European NEDC standards.Continue reading Will Audi's e-tron SUV's range match the Tesla Model X? Will Audi's e-tron SUV's range match the Tesla Model X? originally appeared on Autobl […]
Filed under: Green,Geneva Motor Show,Fuel Efficiency,Technology,Electric,Future,Hybrid,Hydrogen More angles of Pininfarina's other Geneva star.Continue reading More photos, and questions, about Pininfarina's H600 'eco' luxury sedan More photos, and questions, about Pininfarina's H600 'eco' luxury sedan originally appeared o […]
Filed under: Geneva Motor Show,Ford,Hatchback,Performance Nearly 200 horsepower from 1.5-liters.Continue reading The new Ford Fiesta ST is a three-cylinder speed machine The new Ford Fiesta ST is a three-cylinder speed machine originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | C […]
Filed under: GMC,First Drives,Truck,Off-Road The new Duramax makes good use of air in the heavy duty wars.Continue reading Torque time | 2017 GMC Sierra HD First Drive Torque time | 2017 GMC Sierra HD First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments […]
Filed under: Green,Transportation Alternatives The ride-hailing service continues its ambitious growth.Continue reading Lyft expands to another 50 cities Lyft expands to another 50 cities originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (February 24, 2017) – If the 5 million engines that Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama has produced over the past 14 years were lined up side by side, they would stretch from Huntsville to Los Angeles! Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Torrance, Calif., February 20, 2017 -- On February 17, The California Energy Commission (CEC) posted a Notice of Proposed Award (NOPA) outlining subsidies to support hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. Shell, in partnership with Toyota, will be considered for the installation of hydrogen refueling equipment into seven retail stations in the stat […]
Plano, Texas (Feb. 16, 2017) – Toyota was once again named by Fortune as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” and named the No. 1 Motor Vehicle company for the third consecutive year in an annual ranking. Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list recognized Toyota as No. 34 among the Top 50 “All-Star” companies surveyed. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to […]
Statement of Toyota Research Institute CEO Dr. Gill Pratt on “Self-Driving Cars: Road to Deployment” before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, Feb. 14, 2017. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
Los Angeles (Feb. 9, 2017) – On a day where the music industry’s biggest and brightest shine, Toyota and award-winning producer, Bryan-Michael Cox, are joining forces for the second year in a row to honor those making moves behind the scenes. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay reveals the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure, 2018 Tundra TRD Sport and 2018 Sequoia TRD Sport at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 9, 2017. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2017 - - Families on the go, TRD style! Toyota’s Tundra full-size pickup truck and Sequoia large SUV have long been ideal for adventuresome families in need of that unique combination of performance, utility, towing ability and comfort. For 2018, the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD) have developed the new TRD Sport grade for Tund […]
Torrance, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017— After more than 140 brutal stage miles, Ryan Millen and co-driver Rhianon Gelsomino took their RAV4 to the top step of the podium this past weekend at the Perce Neige Rally. The result was the best possible way to start the season, and it put the pair out front early in the 2WD Class for the newly formed American Rally Associa […]
PLANO, Texas, Feb. 1, 2017 -- Tim Morrison has been named vice president, corporate communications for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). He is responsible for executive, internal and marketing communications; digital and social media channels and content; media relations; stakeholder relations; and policy communications. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your […]
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced its financial results for the nine-month period that ended Dec. 31, 2016. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.