A 60 kilowatt-hour battery is expected when a new Nissan Leaf electric car arrives next year, and now a hint has been dropped that a performance version could also be coming. While speaking with Britain’s Car Magazine about an upcoming performance electric vehicle, Gareth Dunsmore, director of EV Nissan Europe hinted at more performance by saying, […] The po […]
Auto supplier Bosch has rejected lawsuit allegations that it participated in Volkswagen’s decades-long fraud to cover up diesel-engine emissions, calling the claims “wild and unfounded.” Robert Bosch GmbH responded to lawsuits against Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of VW diesel cars Monday in a U.S. District Court filing in San Francisco. Attorneys i […]
Today Tesla announced the Model S with Ludicrous mode and new 100-kWh battery can provide either 315 miles EV range, or 0-60 times to rival 1000cc superbikes. “The Model S P100D with Ludicrous mode is the third fastest accelerating production car ever produced,” said the company in its blog post of an upgrade also available […] The post Tesla Ups The Ante wi […]
Low gasoline prices and improved fuel efficiency in gas-engine cars tightened the lead hybrids have over comparable non-hybrid cars, according to Vincentric’s ratings. Seven out of 29 hybrids evaluated had lower total cost of ownership in Vincentric’s U.S. Hybrid Ownership compared to their closest all-gasoline counterparts, with five of them classified as l […]
China-backed Faraday Future has revealed few details about its future battery-electric cars, but a photo posted on Twitter may give a glimpse. The vehicle was spotted in Los Angeles by Everette Taylor, and according to Electrek, “We checked through our channels and we can confirm it’s a vehicle operated by FF,” though the site did […] The post Faraday Future […]
Mobileye and Delphi Automotive are working together to launch a more-affordable technology for self-driving cars that the two companies say will be available by the end of the decade. Their technology will rely less on costly Lidar sensors, which are being used in most of the autonomous vehicle test projects, according to a Bloomberg report. […] The post Mob […]
Contrary to any rumor anyone may have heard, there are no plans for a Chevy Volt EV, or the Bolt EV being sold in Korea, or even that the Korean co-engineered Bolt should be called the “LG Bolt.” No, while GM is otherwise still mum on key details like the U.S. EPA-rated range for the […] The post Koreans Scratch Their Heads Over Linguistically Indistinguisha […]
A new study concludes that 16 percent of new light-duty passenger vehicles sold in the U.S., China, and the European Union in 2020 will have to be plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) to meet their strict fuel economy standards. The study by the World Energy Council (WEC) concludes selling more fuel-efficient gas engine vehicles won’t be […] The post World En […]
The fight to open a Tesla showroom is expected to continue in Utah. This prognosis comes via Utah Business, which projects continued effort into this fall between Utah and Tesla to find workable middle ground. A proposed compromise for the 2016 legislative session, H.B. 394, introduced last year by state Representative Kim Coleman (R) was […] The post Tesla’ […]
Media reports have seen hybrid-electric vehicles playing second fiddle to plug-ins, their U.S. sales have certainly declined, but the global market is on the rise. The source of this report is the automaker with the most to gain or lose – Toyota, which owns more than 80 percent of the global market share, and 73 […] The post Hybrid Sales Rising Globally, Say […]
Spectators are informed that hooters and horns are banned at cricket match venues and that security will confiscate them if found within the premises, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement today. MORE...
Money politics, weak political parties and violence still mar democratic elections in Asian countries, Asia Network for Free and Fair Elections (ANFREL) chairperson Damaso G. Magbual stated on Tuesday. MORE..
A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were deported after a failed attempt to illegally travel to Australia, have been taken into custody by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) upon return to the country. 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 […]
The American Customer Satisfaction Index for all new car brands improved by a significant 3.8 percent to 82 on a 100-point scale when compared to 2015.Continue reading Lincoln scores first and Acura scores last in customer satisfaction study Lincoln scores first and Acura scores last in customer satisfaction study originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 A […]
Filed under: Ford,Driving,Hatchback,Performance,Racing Buy a Ford Focus RS and take advantage of a (mostly) free class on how to get the most out of its 2.3-liter EcoBoost and Drift Mode.Continue reading Free Ford Focus RS driving school will stop you from becoming a #DriftModeFail Free Ford Focus RS driving school will stop you from becoming a #DriftModeFai […]
Filed under: Ford,Driving,Hatchback,Performance,Racing It may not be wearing its massive rear wing, but this Chevy Corvette ZR1 prototype still offers our best look yet at the car's rear end.Continue reading Our clearest look yet at the C7 Chevy Corvette ZR1's rear end Our clearest look yet at the C7 Chevy Corvette ZR1's rear end originally ap […]
Filed under: Green,Tesla,Green Automakers,Electric P90D owners are invited to upgrade... for an additional charge, of course.Continue reading Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 seconds and has 315 miles of range Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 seconds and has 315 miles of range originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:10:00 EDT. Please s […]
Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Autonomous,Racing Roborace is using DevBot to develop an autonomous electric racecar that will support Formula E starting in the 2016-17 season.Continue reading Roborace debuts DevBot, the driverless racecar Roborace debuts DevBot, the driverless racecar originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:50:00 EDT. Please s […]
Filed under: Open Road As tech continues to advance and make driving more precise, I find that doing the little things to maintain a little analog in a fast-digitizing world makes these kinds of experiences maintain that little bit of magic.Continue reading Don't give into the conveniences of life Don't give into the conveniences of life originally […]
Filed under: Open Road It used to be that maintaining or repairing a car was a more respected activity, but are those good ol' days gone forever?Continue reading Is working on your own car trashy? Is working on your own car trashy? originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email […]
Filed under: Technology,Motorcycle Single-cam engine will replace the aging, twin-cam motor.Continue reading Harley-Davidson's Milwaukee-Eight V-twin is brand's first new engine in 15 years Harley-Davidson's Milwaukee-Eight V-twin is brand's first new engine in 15 years originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:39:00 EDT. Ple […]
Filed under: Etc.,Humor,Weird Car News,Chevrolet,Driving,Truck A Florida hawk is lucky to be alive today after flying into the path of an oncoming pickup truck and getting stuck in the truck's grille.Continue reading Florida hawk survives run in with Chevy S-10 Florida hawk survives run in with Chevy S-10 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Aug 2 […]
Filed under: Videos,Lexus,Driving,VR We get snow drifty in Colorado and give you a full 360-degree view.Continue reading Ice driving at the Bridgestone Winter Driving School | AutoblogVR Ice driving at the Bridgestone Winter Driving School | AutoblogVR originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Pe […]
TORRANCE, Calif., August 22, 2016 - - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Corolla, 86 sports car, and Corolla iM hatchback. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
For Corolla buyers looking to hatch up some great adventures, the iM is the perfect addition to the line-up. With its versatile hatchback, the new 2017 Corolla iM has plenty of room to handle gear for new excursions. Add in the iM’s fun-to-drive, high-style, high-content and high-MPG features, plus an outstanding price, and this new model is ready to roll ou […]
The newest member of the Yaris team, the iA sports sedan, has been hailed for its sleek styling, sporty driving dynamics and standard safety systems. It’s a subcompact sedan loaded with premium features, but offered at an affordable price. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
ANN ARBOR (August 10, 2016) – Research focused on artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous driving at the University of Michigan (U-M) will get a major boost thanks to an initial $22 million commitment from the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), announced today by TRI-CEO Gill Pratt in an address to the U-M faculty. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your […]
Torrance, Calif., Aug. 5, 2016 – Toyota continues to celebrate the Corolla’s 50th anniversary across the U.S., and is making a stop at the 2016 “Celebrando Latinas” conference taking place August 6, 2016, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
LOS ANGELES (Aug. 5, 2016) – What do skydivers, Toyota team members and world-class athletes Summer Sanders and Amy Purdy have in common? Teamwork. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Toyota City, Japan, Aug. 4, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announces its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2016. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.