A video portraying a “surreal land of oil & gas” and a Tesla Model S makes points about the disruptive automaker and automotive electrification. Tesla head Elon Musk expressed approval on Twitter saying simply “Love this video” made by the Freise Brothers. Musk followed up to say this was not a direct promo. “Should mention […] The post In Surreal Oil La […]
Tesla is expected to reveal tidbits of info leading to its March 31 Model 3 reveal, but first, it wants you to know reservations for $1,000 will be accepted then. This news was disclosed via Twitter today by company chief Elon Musk who added there will be no Signature edition but Tesla stores will be […] The post Musk: Tesla Model 3 Reservations Start March […]
Kia’s big on bringing rock n’roll to the Chicago Auto Show – literally. As in years past, the brand brought out a rock band – this year, the band members were all teenage students at a Chicago-area music school – to help usher in its latest new models. This year’s crop of Chicago intros includes […] The post Kia Introduces the Niro in Chicago appeared first […]
If all amendments to present law proposed by a governor’s budget trailer bill now making the rounds are adopted, California could remove the cap on plug-in hybrid green solo-access HOV stickers to 2019 and extend already unlimited white stickers for EVs into 2025. The HOV access perk adopted early this decade for qualified plug-in cars […] The post Californi […]
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has conducted an academic study on Volvo‘s City Safety system. Standard on all Volvos sold in the U.S., City Safety includes a host of safety technologies such as automatic emergency braking and forward collision warnings. IIHS found in its study that the system in 2011-2012 Volvo S60 and […] The post Study: […]
It’s not the first time former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz poked Tesla, and this week on CNBC he advised investors to flee while also noting the Chevy Bolt will be a loss leader for GM. In light of cheap gasoline and reduced electric car sales, Lutz minced no words in outlining a dire […] The post ‘Upside-down’ Business Model Will ‘Kill’ Tesla, Say […]
The Tesla Model 3 is due for deliveries by late 2017. In a brief disclosure today, the automaker’s shareholder letter described investments in the Gigafactory and additional customer support infrastructure as it anticipates overall sales growth of 60-80 percent this year, and its volume model, the 3. “These investments will help prepare the way for […] The p […]
With release of its fourth quarter shareholder letter today, Tesla Motors revealed widened losses, missed analysts’ projections, but added numerous reasons for an overall rosy picture. Shareholder letters are by their very nature an exercise of putting one’s best face forward, and Tesla which reports GAAP and non-GAAP numbers has been called an extraordinary […]
As part of its Climate Change Strategy, the Province of Ontario, Canada today announced a very generous electrified vehicle incentive program for its residents. Building on a program begun in 2010, under the new plan dollar caps are removed and new ones up to $10,000 and potentially more are being offered to lure buyers to […] The post Ontario Canada Takes L […]
Self-driving cars have overcome another regulatory hurdle as U.S. vehicle regulators say that the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving car can be the legal driver. The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) told this to Google’s self-driving car unit in a letter after the tech company submitted plans for a self-driving car that has […]
The President and Prime Minister have given the UN Human Rights Commissioner an assurance that last year's UN Human Rights Council resolution against Sri Lanka will be implemented, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today (11). MORE...
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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 […]
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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 […]
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, Tesla, ElectricTesla Motors finally discloses US-only sales of its flagship sedan.Continue reading Tesla Model S sales hit 25,202 units in the US last yearTesla Model S sales hit 25,202 units in the US last year originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | […]
Filed under: 2016 Chicago Auto Show, Ford, SUV, SpecialtyThe Chicago Motor Show gives Ford an opportunity to show off the possibilities that the Explorer offers to customers with the XLT Sport Appearance Package and wheelchair-accessible BraunAbility MKV.Continue reading Ford Explorer shows it can be sporty and wheelchair accessibleFord Explorer shows it can […]
Filed under: BMW, Sedan, Luxury, PerformanceThe 12-cylinder BMW M760i xDrive now sits at the top of the 7 Series range. Or does it? We compare it to the new Alpina B7.Continue reading The BMW M760i xDrive isn't as cool as the Alpina B7The BMW M760i xDrive isn't as cool as the Alpina B7 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:55:00 ES […]
Filed under: MotorsportsNASCAR on Thursday announced major changes to its overtime policy, adding an "overtime line" which could result in as few as one or an indefinite number of restarts.Continue reading NASCAR changes overtime policy for all three national seriesNASCAR changes overtime policy for all three national series originally appeared on […]
Filed under: 2016 Chicago Auto Show, Chevrolet, CrossoverThe 2017 Chevrolet Trax wears refreshed styling that significantly improves the compact crossover's appearance, and there's more available tech, too.Continue reading 2017 Chevrolet Trax brings its fresher face to Chicago2017 Chevrolet Trax brings its fresher face to Chicago originally appeare […]
Filed under: Recalls, BMW, Coupe, Crossover, Sedan, WagonBMW will recall about 840,000 vehicles from the 2007-2015 model years to replace their Takata airbag inflators.Continue reading BMW recalls 840,000 vehicles to replace Takata airbagsBMW recalls 840,000 vehicles to replace Takata airbags originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:30:00 EST. […]
Filed under: Green, Rumormill, Technology, FutureA resident of Sunnyvale, CA, reports that motor noises can be heard late at night from inside Apple's secretive Project Titan facility.Continue reading 'Motor noises' reported from Apple's secret car lab'Motor noises' reported from Apple's secret car lab originally appeared o […]
Filed under: Volvo, Wagon, LuxurySeveral official images of the Volvo V90 leaked online before the wagon's official debut next week. It looks to be one attractive wagon that we can't wait to see in all its glory in a little over a week.Continue reading Volvo V90 wagon looks great in early leakVolvo V90 wagon looks great in early leak originally app […]
Filed under: PodcastsOn Episode #466 of the Autoblog Podcast, we talk about the SEMA/EPA dust-up over race cars, the Chicago Auto Show, and finish up with your questions.Continue reading SEMA/EPA Dust-Up, Chicago Auto Show | Autoblog Podcast #466SEMA/EPA Dust-Up, Chicago Auto Show | Autoblog Podcast #466 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15 […]
Filed under: 2016 Chicago Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz, Truck, Concept CarsMercedes is showing the ultimate customization capability of its Sprinter Chassis Cab models with this Extreme concept, designed by the folks at Renntech.Continue reading The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Extreme Concept is real and I need to drive itThe Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Extreme Concept is […]
CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2016 - - Whether tackling treacherous snow-covered terrain, driving off the beaten path, or surviving extreme conditions where roads fear to tread, the adrenaline-pumping TRD Pro Series from Toyota is up for any challenge. Two years ago, the TRD Pro Series arose from Toyota’s storied off-road racing heritage, with its numerous victories in […]
CHICAGO (Feb. 11, 2016) — The Toyota RAV4 that Ryan Millen piloted last year to four out of five Western U.S. victories is about to take an even bigger stage. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2016 – #GoPriusGo. The striking all-new 2016 Toyota Prius steals America’s heart in an entertaining, light-hearted 90-second commercial that aired during the first half of Super Bowl 50. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Torrance, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 -- The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will drive into all the game-day action this Sunday with two humorous 30-second commercials on ESPN Deportes’ Spanish language telecast of Super Bowl 50. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Toyota’s global net income increased 9.2 percent during the nine-month period (April – December 2015) of the 2016 fiscal year. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2016 -- Today, Toyota unveiled the 90-second spot, “Heck on Wheels,” developed with agency of record, Saatchi & Saatchi LA, to highlight the unexpected features of the all-new Prius. The teaser touts the hybrid leader’s upgraded performance, fresh suite of safety technology features and sleek new styling. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to […]
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 — With a commitment to fostering a fair and competitive auto finance lending market, Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) today announced a voluntary agreement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that addresses discretionary dealer compensation practices. TMCC determi […]
CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2016 – With more than 45,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Toyota is engaging Chicago Auto Show visitors with several camera-worthy vehicles and alluring activities and giveaways. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.