With the VW Group’s diesel scandal yet making news, this does not mean TDI tech is being abandoned, but in the world of racing it may yet reign supreme. That said, many people will still sniff when they catch wind of a new Audi TDI, but this turbo-diesel-hybrid R18 comes with a big exemption clause. […] The post Audi’s R18 TDI-hybrid Racer May Be a Defeat De […]
Formula E in partnership with Kinetic has announced the very first autonomous racing league called ROBORACE, which is set to commence during the 2016/2017 season. These self-driving race cars will take to the track right before the Formula E Championship cars and will compete for one hour. The league will be made up of 10 […] The post World’s First Autonomou […]
You know the neighborhood is a good one when they offer a free Model S with the purchase of a new home. Maybe the $3,199,000 selling price would be a hint as well, but an open house thrown today by Sotheby’s in the thriving Monterey County real estate market, replete with live music from members […] The post Buy a House, Get a Free Tesla Model S appeared fir […]
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has ordered the Volkswagen Group to recall its vehicles equipped with 3.0-liter diesel V6 engines. Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen are all impacted by the order, which affects over 15,000 vehicles sold in California since 2009. The regulator’s demand follows Audi’s admission that vehicles equipped with the 3.0-liter V6 […]
Rules that will require plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) to emit certain sounds are being delayed. The “quiet car” rules for hybrid and electric cars have been in the works since 2013 and aim to mandate audio alerts at low speeds for hybrids and electric vehicles, or any vehicle that operates at low speeds without an […] The post US ‘Quiet car’ Rules For […]
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) have one leg up on battery electric vehicles (BEVs) because they have an internal combustion engine that gives off waste heat. Systems that capture this waste heat come in handy in the winter to heat the passenger cabin. Pure BEVs on the other hand don’t have this source of waste […] The post Improving an EV’s Cabin H […]
The U.S. may have more plug-in vehicles registered than any other country, but that doesn’t mean that every model is sold here. BYD, for example, is the top green car company in China by volume, but it doesn’t have any plug-in models in U.S. dealers. And it’s not alone: Peugeot, Renault and Geely are also […] The post 5 Overseas Plug-in Cars We Wish Were Sol […]
Imagine a major automotive company hiding an optional feature because it does not want buyers to choose it. That, by its own admission, is exactly what Tesla has done for buyers now invited to privately configure their Model X which comes standard with a 48-amp on-board single charger (OBC) which restricts charge times compared to […] The post Tesla Model X […]
Next year, Kia plans to begin delivering the Kia Niro, an all-new hybrid SUV. Kia said it designed the Niro from “the ground up as a dedicated hybrid” to satisfy two growing markets: low emission vehicles and compact SUVs. The Niro is also one of the first vehicles to be launched under Kia’s new green […] The post Kia Niro Hybrid SUV To Launch In 2016 appear […]
Answer: Level 3 charging is one level higher than level 2 charging. Level 2 Charging is AC while level 3 is DC. Right? Wrong. According to the SAE, level 3 charging doesn’t imply DC. It can be either AC or DC. “Levels” are indicative of the charging power. The higher the level the higher the […] The post What is Level 3 Charging? appeared first on HybridCars […]
The Ceylon Teachers Service Union (CTSU) today vowed to stage a protest once again opposite the Education Ministry in Isurupaya over an alleged move to limit the number of successful candidates passed at Grade five scholarship exam. MORE...
The conducting of tuition classes, seminars, workshops and printing model papers targeting students sitting for the 2015 G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination has been prohibited with effect from midnight December 02 until the exams end. MORE...
The officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Crimes Unit of the Narahenpita Police Station who was arrested for soliciting a bribe of Rs 2.5 million has been further remanded till December 07 after being produced before court today. MORE...
The Global Innovation Index (GII) which ranks the innovation performance of countries and economies around the world, based on 79 indicators, has ranked Sri Lanka at 85th place out of 141 countries. MORE...
Military salutes, including a Guard of Honour and a Guard Turnout formally saluted General Dalbir Singh, the 26th Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army visited the Army Headquarters Monday (30) morning at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva. 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: Green, Motorsports, Emerging Technologies, Technology, Autonomous, ElectricRoborace will challenge autonomous vehicles to motorsports. The support series for the 2016-2017 Formula E season will put 20 driverless EVs on the track to find the one with the best code.Continue reading Are we ready for Formula E's driverless Roborace?Are we ready […]
Filed under: Celebrities, Government/Legal, Porsche, Safety, SupercarsIn the latest legal battle ensuing from the aftermath of Paul Walker's death, the late actor's father has filed suit against Porsche, claiming inadequate safety equipment in the Carrera GT in which he died two years ago.Continue reading Paul Walker's father sues PorschePaul […]
Filed under: McLaren, Performance, SupercarsThe McLaren 570S is a match for Porsche's 911 Turbo, but the more pedestrian 911s will remain safe from any challengers from Woking.Continue reading McLaren rules out Porsche Cayman competitorMcLaren rules out Porsche Cayman competitor originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:02:00 EST. Please se […]
Filed under: Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti, SupercarsBugatti confirmed the Veyron's highly anticipated successor will be called the Chiron and will debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.Continue reading Bugatti confirms new Chiron to debut in GenevaBugatti confirms new Chiron to debut in Geneva originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:27:00 […]
Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Bentley, UK, Crossover, SUV, Luxury, PerformanceAfter four years of work and an 840-million-pound investment, the first production Bentley Bentayga leaves the production line in Crewe.Continue reading First production Bentley Bentayga rolls off the lineFirst production Bentley Bentayga rolls off the line originally appeared […]
Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Motorsports, Honda, McLarenIf things don't improve at McLaren-Honda by the start of next season, Fernando Alonso could be given the option to sit out the year while the team gets through its teething pains.Continue reading Is Fernando Alonso preparing to sit out 2016?Is Fernando Alonso preparing to sit out 2016? ori […]
Filed under: Rumormill, Geneva Motor Show, Bentley, Coupe, Crossover, PerformanceBentley still wants the shapely EXP 10 Speed 6 concept to see production, but a high-performance coupe-like crossover based on the Bentayga could come first.Continue reading Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 coming, but not before hotter CUVBentley EXP 10 Speed 6 coming, but not before hot […]
Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Infotainment, Smartphone, TechnologyAn analyst says Asian electronics suppliers expect big growth in camera, sensors, and displays in vehicles. That could put Apple and Google in the lead.Continue reading Google, Apple poised to lead electric car field, Morgan Stanley saysGoogle, Apple poised to lead electric car field, Mo […]
Filed under: Green, Recalls, Videos, Tesla, Safety, Sedan, Electric, LuxuryA Tesla owner demonstrates the lo-fi check for the potential front seat belt pretensioner issue in the Model S.Continue reading Some of Tesla's Model S recall checks are pretty lo-fiSome of Tesla's Model S recall checks are pretty lo-fi originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun […]
Filed under: Green, Motorsports, Audi, Coupe, Diesel, Hybrid, RacingAudi is going to need to perform stronger than ever to return to the winner's circle in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Here's the new racing prototype with which it aims to do so.Continue reading Audi pins hopes on 2016 R18 Le Mans prototypeAudi p […]
Today in Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that it has signed an official sponsorship agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to serve as a Worldwide Paralympic Partner Sponsor through 2024, a period which includes the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferen […]
The research is clear – a strong support system helps children excel in the classroom and beyond. This month the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and 10 Toyota Family Learning programs are celebrating National Family Literacy Month® by focusing on the immense influence families have on a child’s education, future success and well-being. Visit @To […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Toyota Transport, the automaker’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, now has its first car hauler that runs on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Long Beach, CA based truck/trailer does what any other car hauler can do, except it does it while emitting 85 percent less overall particulate matter and 10 percent […]
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Camry driver Kyle Busch captured the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver’s championship – the first for Toyota since entering the series in 2007 – when he finished first in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
Bangkok, Thailand, November 23, 2015?Today, the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) joined with Chulalongkorn University (Chula) to celebrate an ongoing project to combat Bangkok's traffic congestion. The project is targeting the Sathorn District, one of Bangkok's busiest and best-known thoroughfares?using park-and-ride lots, shuttle buses, and advanc […]
Once again, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. has been recognized for leading the charge for equality, diversity and economic empowerment. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Los Angeles (Nov. 20, 2015) – Highlighting a commitment to innovation, superior design and appeal to Hispanic families, the Hispanic Motor Press Awards® has named the 2016 Toyota Mirai and 2016 Toyota Tacoma among its Best Cars of 2016. The Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle was honored with the Innovation Award, while the Tacoma mid-size pickup was selected b […]
PLANO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2015) – What’s not to love about respecting people for the job they do and creating an environment that’s always improving? According to the Human Rights Campaign, Toyota is all over it. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Washington, DC, Nov. 18, 2015 – As we move closer to the day when automated driving, vehicle to vehicle communication and artificial intelligence are a reality, automakers must continue to address concerns about privacy and cybersecurity threats, said a Toyota spokesman. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]