General Motors along with its new partner Lyft plan to test a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt taxis on public roads within one year. The service will be tested with real customers, who can choose to opt in or out of the pilot program when hailing a car using the Lyft app. Other details are […] The post GM and Lyft to Test on Public Roads Self-Driving Ch […]
Someone created a convincing, yet fake website for a fake car: The Chevrolet Jolt EV. With the Chevrolet Bolt on the horizon, it’s hard to believe the American automaker already has another electric vehicle up its sleeves. Well, it doesn’t and the Chevrolet Jolt EV is a creation by Matt Teske, who went above and […] The post Sadly, Chevy Jolt EV Website is F […]
Automotive analysts think that Germany may be increasing electric vehicle incentives to create a large EV market and to move beyond Volkswagen’s ‘Dieselgate’ scandal. Frost & Sullivan analysts say that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s agreement last week to invest 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion) of taxpayers’ money into promoting EVs is connected to th […]
British luxury carmaker Bentley is adding to its electric car product planning in the next few years. While a plug-in hybrid version of the Bentayga has been set to launch in 2017 or early 2018, Bentley is seriously considering adding a fully electric drivetrain package. It’s being driven by compliance with stricter global emissions and […] The post Bentley […]
One year after introducing the Powerwall energy storage product, Tesla Energy has started its first wave of home installations in the U.S. The 6.4-kilowatt-hour unit stores electricity from home solar systems and provides backup in the case of a power outage. Weighing 214 pounds and standing about 4-feet tall, it retails for around $3,000. Tesla’s […] The po […]
After last month’s deluge of almost 400,000 Model 3 reservations, Tesla chief Elon Musk had tweeted the company would have to revise production plans, and this it has done. As disclosed in its shareholder letter today highlighting first quarter earnings and overall progress, Tesla is stretching to achieve 500,000 annual units produced in 2018. The […] The po […]
Two key manufacturing executives are leaving Tesla, even though the company is about to start production on the Model 3, which goes on sale next year. Tesla vice president of production Greg Reichow and vice president of manufacturing Josh Ensign, are both slated to leave the company. A spokesperson confirmed the report to Bloomberg, while […] The post Two T […]
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have a window of opportunity for reaching the mass market, but that window will close if it doesn’t happen soon, according to an IHS Automotive study. While plans are in place to expand fuel cell cars from three on the market today – the Toyota Mirai, Hyundai ix35/Tucson and the Honda […] The post IHS Study Lays Out Challenges Hyd […]
Ford Motor Co. is taking steps for the Ford F-150 to beat the Ram EcoDiesel in fuel economy, but it’s still too early to tell whether changes in store will be enough. The redesigned 2015 F-150 received aluminum body panels instead of steel. For 2017, two models will get a new powertrain as Ford sets […] The post Ford Hoping New F-150 Will Take the Lead As Mo […]
ChargePoint, which provides networks of electric vehicle charging stations, has raised $50 million in new funding to expand its charging network for home, workplace, around town, and in other countries. When the company launched in 2007, it focused on building a network of public charging stations in the U.S., which today goes beyond 28,000 in […] The post C […]
Minister Malik Samarawickrama says that the government is now in the process of reversing the legacy of a policy framework which disproportionately favored producing for Sri Lanka's small domestic market as against selling to regional or global markets. MORE..
Leader of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero, today slammed the insufficient response from the country's responsible leaders regarding the resolution adopted at the Northern Provincial Council for a federal solution, which he termed as a grave situation. MORE..
The officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Laggala Police Station's traffic unit, who is alleged to have taken part in a social gathering to consume alcohol at police barracks the night before the theft of 6 firearms, has been interdicted with effect from today (05). 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 : 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 […]
Filed under: Videos,Jaguar,Europe,Crossover,Luxury,Performance This is why you should put Montenegro on your list of beautiful countries to visit.Continue reading On Location in Montenegro with Jaguar On Location in Montenegro with Jaguar originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 05 May 2016 18:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Ema […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Autonomous Autonomous minivans are coming. Preparing them for use on public roads will be as much a legal hurdle as a technical one.Continue reading Legally speaking, self-driving cars could follow golf-cart path Legally speaking, self-driving cars could follow golf-cart path originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 05 May 2016 1 […]
Filed under: Green,GM,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous,Electric GM and Lyft haven't hammered out how many cars will be part of the pilot program or which city it will be launched in yet, but we'd expect more info soon.Continue reading GM and Lyft to launch autonomous Chevy Bolts in the next year GM and Lyft to launch autonomous Chevy Bol […]
Filed under: Green,Tesla,Technology,Electric Tesla confirms that the base version of the facelifted Model S has been built with the "new" 75-kWh battery all along – consumers just can't access it.Continue reading Some Tesla Model S owners have a bigger battery than they think Some Tesla Model S owners have a bigger battery than they think orig […]
Filed under: Videos,Weird Car News,Hummer,Driving,Safety,SUV A McLean, Virginia man is in police custody today after ramming his SUV into a restaurant and causing a massive fire.Continue reading Maniac intentionally crashes Hummer into Virginia diner Maniac intentionally crashes Hummer into Virginia diner originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 05 May 2016 1 […]
Filed under: Marketing/Advertising,Videos,RAM,Truck Ram is partnering with Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby for a major sponsorship that will see the company's products scattered around the legendary event.Continue reading Ram providing horsepower for 142nd Kentucky Derby Ram providing horsepower for 142nd Kentucky Derby originally appeared on Aut […]
Filed under: Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Plants/Manufacturing,Tesla,Electric Looking at a million vehicles a year by 2020, Tesla is going to change the way it designs and builds its electric cars.Continue reading With Model 3, Tesla will approach manufacturing in a new way With Model 3, Tesla will approach manufacturing in a new way originally appeared on […]
Filed under: Videos,Weird Car News,Toyota,Sedan,Commercial Vehicles,Police/Emergency A tow-truck driver from South Carolina refused service to a disabled woman after a car crash after seeing Bernie Sanders stickers on her car.Continue reading Tow-truck driver abandons disabled Bernie Sanders supporter Tow-truck driver abandons disabled Bernie Sanders support […]
Filed under: Ford,Auctions,Classics,Performance The Jim Click Ford Performance Collection is set to hit the auction block at Monterey, including a GT40, a pair of 289 Cobras, and a handful of classic Mustangs.Continue reading Cobras, Mustangs, and Ford GT40 set for Monterey auction Cobras, Mustangs, and Ford GT40 set for Monterey auction originally appeared […]
Filed under: Government/Legal,Used Car Buying,UK A court in the British county of Lancashire sentenced two cousins to two years in jail and $130,000 in fines for rolling four million miles off the odometers of used cars they bought and fraudulently resold.Continue reading Cousins convicted of rolling millions of miles off odometers Cousins convicted of rolli […]
Torrance, Calif. -- May 4, 2016 – It’s a bond thicker than motor oil…the love owners have for their cars. And Toyota wants to help them express it. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (May 4, 2016) -- For anyone (i.e. everyone) who’s ever panicked when their mobile device chirped, “low battery,” the future could be far less stressful, thanks to the advanced battery research of scientists at the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA). A new breakthrough involving magnesium batteries may soon open the doors for […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 3, 2016) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April 2016 sales of 211,125 units, an increase of 3.8 percent from April 2015 on a volume basis. With one more selling day in April 2016 compared to April 2015, sales were flat (zero percent) on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news […]
Georgetown, Ky. (April 29, 2016) -- As Yogi Berra put it, “the future ain’t what it used to be.” The same could be said for manufacturing, which is why Toyota continues to invest in the people and institutions at the center of the industry’s future. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
Silver Spring, Md. (April 29, 2016) – If you were steering a beluga whale down the street, would you risk sneaking a peek at your phone? Probably not. High school sophomores Matthew Post and John Caporaletti agree, and in their new public service announcement (PSA), they encourage their peers to drive their vehicles with the same care and attention. Today To […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (April 27, 2016) -- Snowboarding star Chloe Kim – the youngest member of the U.S. Snowboard Pro team and the Olympic hopeful named one of TIME Magazine’s “30 Most Influential Teens” and NBC’s Top 10 athletes to watch for the 2018 Winter Games – has agreed to a multi-year partnership to become the newest addition to Toyota’s team of athletes. […]
Torrance, Calif. (April 27, 2016) – Last fall Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation brought music education to LaPlace Elementary, a New Orleans area school. This year they will do the same for another deserving school. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Torrance, Calif., April 26, 2016 -- This past weekend at the Oregon Trail Rally in Portland, Oregon, Ryan Millen and his Toyota RAV4 SE finished ahead of all other 2WD competitors to win the class, and put the capable RAV4 in the top five overall. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Torrance, Calif., April 25, 2016 -- Everyone has a “bucket list,” those things we just have to do… no ifs, ands, or buts. For automotive enthusiasts everywhere, competing in Brock Yates’ One Lap of America is squarely on that list. This year, though, the competition will get a real taste of the unexpected. It’s one thing to bring a sports car to the even […]