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Which would you rather have, a 2016 Chevy Volt or a Toyota Prius or Nissan Leaf? While we’re curious, the question is really Chevrolet’s as its new attack ads have gone live online and reportedly will appear on TV as well. According to Steve Majoros, Chevrolet director of car marketing, the automaker will be advertising […] The post 2016 Chevy Volt Ads Take […]
Two weeks after admitting to cheating on U.S. EPA diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen is still not sure if it did the same in Europe. The Volkswagen Group has admitted that it hasn’t established whether the illegal software was used during New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) testing in Europe. Although it has established that 11 million […] The post Volkswagen […]
In a somewhat unusual move for an automaker, GM divulged this week it is far along the curve toward li-ion batteries cheap enough to sell its reasonably priced Bolt at a profit. Entering 2016 GM said its cells cost $145 per kilowatt-hour, and by late 2021, they could be at the $100 mark. Without actually […] The post GM Says Li-ion Battery Cells Down To $145 […]
As has been unofficially reported until now, this week General Motors confirmed it will begin production of the 200-plus-mile range Chevy Bolt next year. The occasion for the disclosure was a presentation by Executive Vice President and President, North America Alan Batey speaking to analysts at GM’s annual Global Business Conference in Michigan. The Bolt [… […]
After a very long wait, the Tesla Model X has finally transitioned from rumors and spy shots into to a solid vehicle ready for delivery. CEO Elon Musk revealed the production version of the Model X in front of an exuberant crowd on Tuesday, delivering the first few at the end of his presentation. At […] The post What We Know About The Tesla Model X appeared […]
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. Overall sales for September continued at an extremely high level, albeit down from August 2015 (a normal seasonal trend), but up signif […]
Can you see in your mind’s eye the vision of a “Hydrogen Society” and myriad future hydrogen fuel cell vehicles all running clean on electricity? Toyota can, and while its Mirai was just born practically yesterday, the automaker is talking about it having offspring beyond the four-passenger, four-door $57,500 sedan presently offered only in select […] The po […]
GM has announced that it will be testing a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Volts late next year. The fleet of 2017 Chevrolet Volts will be seen roaming around the American automaker’s Technical Center campus in Warren, Mich., and employees there will be able to summon one of the Volts and select their destination through an […] The post Chevrolet to Begin Te […]
At the end of this month, Honda is planning to unveil its near-production fuel cell vehicle, currently named the FCV. The debut – scheduled to occur at the Tokyo Motor Show – will feature a hydrogen-powered sedan very similar to the final version Honda is bringing to market next year. Honda said it has made […] The post Honda Fuel Cell Car Estimated To Deliv […]
Google is actively seeking established manufacturing partners to help bring its self-driving car to market. Earlier this month, Google announced that it was hiring former Hyundai CEO John Krafcik to head the company’s self-driving car project and now it’s working on a business plan to bring its autonomous technology to the masses. Company co-founder Sergey [ […]
In a major crackdown on gold smuggling, 31.75kg of gold was seized from 10 passengers who arrived at the Madurai airport in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu by two international flights, including a Mihin Lanka flight, Indian Directorate of Revenue Intelligence said.MORE...
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that though the passage of the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in the UNHRC without a vote last Thursday is being hailed as a diplomatic victory for Sri Lanka, he is unable to share that view. MORE...
IGP N. K. Illangakoon has ordered an investigation into the alleged assault on two suspects including the 17-year-old schoolboy who were taken into custody in connection with the sexual assault and murder of five-year-old Seya Sadewmi in Karandeniya. MORE...
Accusing Sri Lanka of intimidating Indian fishermen through repeated arrests to prevent them from venturing into their traditional fishing waters in the Palk Bay, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa drew the attention of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to yet another incident of arrest of fishermen by the island navy on October 1. 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: Government/Legal, Green, Volkswagen, Europe, DieselEuropean automakers don't think their diesels will be able to hit upcoming EU standards, so they're asking for a break. Whether legislators go along with it remains to be seen.Continue reading Carmakers say they 'can't meet' Euro 6 emissions targetsCarmakers say they […]
Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Porsche, VolkswagenThough he may have resigned as CEO of the Volkswagen Group, Martin Winterkorn retains four senior positions - including head of the company's largest shareholder Porsche SE, and three of its business units.Continue reading Winterkorn remains CEO of Volkswagen's majority shareholderWinterkorn […]
Filed under: MotorsportsTwo-time USAC National Sprint Car Champion Tony Elliott died alongside three others in a plane crash on Friday en route to a college football game in South Carolina.Continue reading Racing driver Tony Elliott dies in plane crashRacing driver Tony Elliott dies in plane crash originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:10:00 […]
Filed under: Green, Tesla, United States, ElectricThe Tesla Model X all-electric SUV will have several autonomous driving features, multiple height modes, cold-weather systems, independent door control.Continue reading Tesla Model X gets more autonomous driving featuresTesla Model X gets more autonomous driving features originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun […]
Filed under: Videos, Volkswagen, Sedan, DieselThe Fast Lane Car attempts to trick a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI into its emissions defeat mode over two dyno runs. It isn't clear cheat mode is actually active, but a power drop is detected from one run to the next.Continue reading VW Jetta TDI dyno shows HP loss trying to recreate cheat modeVW Jetta TDI dyn […]
Filed under: Design/Style, Tokyo Motor Show, Suzuki, Japan, Crossover, Minivan/Van, Concept CarsSuzuki understands how to make a tiny car look cool, showing off a whole slew of concepts for the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show at the end of October.Continue reading Suzuki brings basket of forbidden cute to TokyoSuzuki brings basket of forbidden cute to Tokyo originally […]
Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, UAW/Unions, Mitsubishi, CrossoverMitsubishi's UAW contract is reportedly making it very difficult to find a buyer for the automaker's factory in Normal, IL. Production of the Outlander Sport ends there in November.Continue reading Mitsubishi struggling to sell doomed plant due to union workersMitsubishi struggling […]
Filed under: VideosWe take a look at the BMW i8, Infiniti QX50, our long-term Nissan Murano, and recap Tesla's unveiling of the Model X in this week's video recap.Continue reading Autoblog Video Brunch: BMW i8, Infiniti QX50, Tesla Model X, and moreAutoblog Video Brunch: BMW i8, Infiniti QX50, Tesla Model X, and more originally appeared on Autoblog […]
Filed under: Celebrities, Government/Legal, Green, Ford, Mazda, Tesla, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, Diesel, ElectricWe curate the week's events with a focus on Volkswagen's continuing diesel-emissions scandal. Plus, other news and notes from around the industry.Continue reading Weekly Recap: Diesel scandal continues to fuel VW's woesWeekly Recap: […]
Filed under: Toyota, Japan, SedanToyota is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its Crown sedan with an updated model for the Japanese Domestic Market, replete with updates inside, out, and under the hood.Continue reading Toyota updates JDM Crown sedan to celebrate 60th birthdayToyota updates JDM Crown sedan to celebrate 60th birthday originally appeared on A […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported September 2015 sales of 194,399 units, an increase of 16.2 percent from September 2014 on a volume basis. With one more selling day in September 2015 than in September 2014, sales were up 11.6 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive […]
Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 30, 2015 -- From October 5 through 9, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technologies from around the world will go on display in Bordeaux. Toyota will be one of those hosting an exhibit at the 22nd ITS World Congress (hosted by ERTICO-ITS Europe), and will showcase some of its many ongoing initiatives in this area. Visit @Toyota ACC […]
Toyota City, Japan, Sept. 30, 2015 -- By the end of 2015, Toyota will make a new ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) safety package available on three models in Japan. The package, named ITS Connect, uses Japan's standardized ITS frequency of 760 MHz to receive and share data transmitted by external infrastructure and other vehicles. Equipping ITS o […]
NEW YORK (Sept. 28, 2015) -- Last night at the New York Film Festival (NYFF) Convergence, a brand-new short film series – entitled The Toyota Effect – debuted from award-winning directors Kief Davidson (A Lego Brickumentary, Open Heart), Steve James (Life Itself, Hoop Dreams) and Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels, The E-Team). Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2015) - Aficionados of J Balvin, aren’t just fans, they’re familia. And as such, those in some markets will have a chance to win concert tickets and meet the artist. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Houston, Sept. 21, 2015 -- Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) was selected “Corporation of the Year” by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), it was announced today at the chamber’s national convention here. Each year, the USHCC presents this award to a corporation that has championed Hispanic enterprise, demonstrating that diversity and inclusion a […]
New York, Sept. 17, 2015 -- After a development process spanning more than 20 years, Toyota’s long-awaited hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, will be featured at the Excellence in Journalism (EIJ15) Conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Sept. 18-20, in Orlando, Fla. Top news professionals from broadcast, print and digital will have the opportu […]