Volkswagen is releasing a second plug-in concept this year as it moves forward with plans to become the electrified vehicle market leader. In September 2013, Volkswagen announced that its goal was “market leadership in electric mobility by 2018.” Two plug-in hybrids are debuting this year as part of that plan. Last month, VW showed off […] The post Are PHEV […]
Some people said Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Hyperloop dream a couple years ago was just to drum up publicity but now a first stage in its becoming a reality is underway. Plans by Hyperloop Transportation Technologies are for a 5-mile test track near the central California town of Quay Valley to begin construction by 2016 […] The post Step One Toward Musk’s Hyperl […]
So what do you think? When the autonomous all-electric 2021 Apple car is launched at Tesla-style Apple boutique stores, will it come in silver, gold, and space gray? Will 400 miles range be enough for you? Or are your eyes already starting to roll because you’re one of those who are coming to doubt the […] The post Should We Expect An Apple Car or Not? appea […]
Magna is set to unveil a plug-in hybrid sports car concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. To be called MILA Plus, the sporty concept is said to have an all-electric range of 47 miles (75 km) and a vehicle weight of 3,351 pounds (1,520 kg), achieving CO2 emissions of 32 grams per kilometer. Motivation-wise, […] The post Magna Steyr Shows Off Plug-In Hybrid Sp […]
The BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car picked up another award: 2015 UK Car of the Year. BMW’s plug-in hybrid also won the title of Performance Car of the Year. The jury of these UK Car of the Year Awards explained vehicles are judged by 27 of Britain’s automotive journalists. Each judge uses their expertise […] The post BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Is 2015 UK Car Of […]
President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline earlier this week, but that doesn’t mean the debate over the 1,179-mile oil pipeline has ended. The next move for the president is to finally decide whether or not KXL is in the country’s national interest, and then make his final decision. His veto, he explained, stalls […] The post Will President Obama […]
As part of the second-generation family lineup to debut early March in Geneva, Audi’s R8 e-tron boasts nearly 280 miles range in Europe, 678 pounds-feet of torque, and 0-62 in 3.9 seconds. A Tesla Model P85D by contrast promises an EPA-rated 253 miles range, 0-62 mph (0-100 kph) in 3.4 seconds, and 864 pounds-feet torque, […] The post Second-Gen Audi R8 e-tr […]
To stimulate the electrified vehicle market, the White House has developed a mixture of rebates and subsidies. But this may not be the most effective tactic, according to a pair of business management professors. Anton Ovchinnikov, associate professor at the Queen’s School of Business in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and Gal Raz, associate professor at the […] […]
A week ahead of its public debut, Audi has released photos and details on its new hybrid wagon. Audi’s prologue Avant concept is a station wagon that doesn’t appear very wagon-like, with a design far removed from the original 1977 Avant wagon. It’s part of Audi’s new prologue series. The prologue coupe, which is very […] The post Audi Concept Wagon Is A Dies […]
Toyota’s city electric vehicle, the i-ROAD, will be part of a carsharing experiment in Japan. The trial is set to start April ten and will go on until September 30, 2015. Both Park24 Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation are partners in this carsharing project which will be held in central Tokyo. Park24 has approximately […] The post Toyota i-ROAD EV Being […]
Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lanka's foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would welcome Chinese investors. MORE..
According to the proposed constitutional reforms currently under discussion, the President will always act on the advice of the Prime Minister, however may request the Prime Minister to reconsider advice given to him and request Parliament to reconsider a Bill presented to him for assent, sources said. MORE..
SSP of Jaffna area and Inspector of Police(IP) from Elpitiya have been arrested in connection with the murder of Bernard Jayaratne, 65, a wealthy businessman and owner of Biyagama Village Hotel. MORE...
Demanding the immediate release of 66 Tamil Nadu and Puducherry fishermen from Sri Lanka, NDA ally Paattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) on Friday alleged that they were arrested from Indian waters and urged the Centre to warn the neighbouring country that such arrests will affect bilateral ties. MORE..
Colombo Chief Magistrate Court today ordered the management of the BMICH to pay Rs. 180 million as compensation for Dr. Samitha Samanmali who was paralyzed after a shelter collapsed at the Deyata Kirula exhibition in 2008. MORE...
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa's wife Shashi Weerawansa, who was arrested and remanded on charges of falsifying documents to obtain a diplomatic passport, has been granted bail by the Colombo Magistrate's Court. MORE..
A total of 86 Indian fishermen have been arrested and their 10 fishing boats seized by the Sri Lanka Navy for violating the maritime boundary line and poaching in Sri lankan waters, naval officials said on Friday. MORE..
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 […]
Gossip9 News : Sri Mangalarama Rajamaha Viharaya is the only Buddhist Temple in Batticaloa district. Heavily damaged by a bombing during the ethnic conflict, it has been rebuilt later on. It includes several buildings and a stupa. Due to some reasons power line in this temple was disconnected by CEB. The Person in charge of the temple Rev. Ampitiye Sumanara […]
Gossip9.com news received visuals of a tragic incident which occurred in the Eheliyagoda area on Thursday. According to the police one individual died while another suffered injuries in this accident which occurred when a three-wheeler plying towards Ratnapura ran over 2 individuals.Another three-wheeler was also damaged in the accident. The woman seen in th […]
Gossip9.lk News : If you're the son of a billionaire banker, dropping £50,000 on a passionate kiss with Elizabeth Hurley is no problem. Explaining it away to your wife, however, may prove a little more challenging. Julian Bharti, 27, showed no sign of worrying about that, though, when he successfully bid for a kiss with the 49-year-old British actress a […]
Gossip9.lk News : Apple on Tuesday announced two new versions of the iPhone, the 6 and the 6 Plus, both with bigger screens than their predecessors. It also introduced a payments system that integrates with its smartphones. With a nod to the late Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s chief, Timothy D. Cook, also teased the crowd that one more thing would be coming. Compan […]
Gossip9.lk News : The Western Provincial Education Department has initiated an investigation regarding the incident where a female student named Sevmini Ayesha committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Batuwatta Ragama. She was studying at grade 10 of St. Maria College at Hapugoda Ragama. Her uncle Gamini Alwis said, that a female teacher of […]
Gossip9.lk News : Former Pakistan fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has said that the players in the present national team need to show more heart and courage if they are to bounce back against Sri Lanka in the ongoing series. Akhtar was critical of the team's performance in the first Test which Pakistan lost on Sunday after being bowled out cheaply within a d […]
While shooting for forthcoming movie `Ek tha Villain’, Aashiqui-2 movie fame Shraddha Kapoor has created sensation by stabbing a stuntman. According to the sources, during the shooting for one of the scene the actress should stab the villain but unfortunately some one has put a real knife instead of dummy. By which the stuntman got injured but unfortunately […]
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Filed under: Videos, Honda, United States, Hatchback, Classics, PerformanceMotorWeek is looking back on a fondly remembered late-'80s hot hatch with a retro review of the 1989 Honda Civic Si. It wasn't perfect in the show's view, but there was still a lot to praise.Continue reading Remembering the glory days of the Honda Civic SiRemembering th […]
2015 Hyundai Genesis review; FCA recalling Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango; Daniel Craig injured on set of Spectre. Those are our top headlines for Friday, February 27, 2015.Continue reading What you missed on 2.27.15What you missed on 2.27.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permal […]
Filed under: Recalls, Kia, Safety, United States, CrossoverKia is recalling over 12,000 examples of the 2016 Sorento because of the possibility of a faulty accelerator pedal. A bad solder on a capacitor could cause the crossover to enter Limp Home Mode or Forced Idle Mode.Continue reading Kia recalls 12k 2016 Sorento models for faulty accelerator pedalKia re […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, Read ThisAmerica's crumbling roads and freeways aren't just bad for the individual, they're costing our nation's economy money. A lot of money.Continue reading Neglected roads draining US economyNeglected roads draining US economy originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:33:00 EST. Please see o […]
Filed under: Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Wagon, LuxuryMercedes drops the details on the C450 AMG 4Matic, the second model in the AMG Sport Line after the GLE450 AMG Coupe. Power comes from a twin-turbo V6 with 367 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, 38 hp more than the C400 4Matic but well down on the 503 hp of the AMG C63.Continue reading Mercedes introduces […]
Filed under: Videos, Automotive History, United States, ClassicsThe Henry Ford Museum has an exhibit called Engines Exposed running through March 15, showing off some of the most important powertrains in automotive history from over 40 classic vehicles.Continue reading Henry Ford Museum gives rare look under the hoodHenry Ford Museum gives rare look under th […]
Filed under: Recalls, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Safety, United States, SedanGM is announcing two recalls to align its vehicles with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. One covers the moonroof controls for the Cadillac ATS, and the other controls the electronic parking brake for the Chevy Impala.Continue reading GM recalls Cadillac ATS and Chevy Impala for sep […]
Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, United StatesThe Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee gave its full support to a bill that would encourage whistleblowers in the auto industry. Under the legislation someone that speaks out could get 30 percent of any federal fines against automakers for safety lapses.Continue reading Senate vo […]
Filed under: Celebrities, TV/Movies, Videos, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Coupe, PerformanceSpectre filming has taken to Rome, where scenes of an eagerly anticipated chase between the hero Aston and the evil Jag are being shot.Continue reading Jaguar C-X75 and Aston Martin DB10 spied drifting during Spectre shootJaguar C-X75 and Aston Martin DB10 spied drifting dur […]
Filed under: Recalls, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Crossover, Off-RoadFiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 500,000 crossovers in an expansion of a September 2014 recall over the durability of the fuel-pump relay.Continue reading Chrysler recalling nearly half a million Durangos and Grand CherokeesChrysler recalling nearly half a million Durangos and […]
Tokyo, Feb. 25, 2015 -- Starting in April, Park24 Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation will trial a car sharing service in central Tokyo using the Toyota i-ROAD, an ultra-compact three-wheeled electric vehicle. The i-ROAD, designed for flexibility and ease of use, will be paired with Park24's "Times Car Plus" service, which allows members to […]
TORRANCE, Calif. (February 24, 2015) – Toyota announces the 2015 U.S. Winners of the annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest presented globally. The nine U.S. Winners will receive an iPad Mini and an award certificate. Their artwork now advances to represent the U.S. as the nation’s World Contest Semi-Finalists to compete among entrants from over 80 countries. I […]
In November 2014, Toyota Motor Corporation ushered in the future with the launch of the Toyota “Mirai” fuel cell sedan, followed by the Japan start of sales one month later. Today, Toyota held a production ceremony to mark the milestone of a new age of vehicles at its Motomachi Plant in Toyota City, Japan. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-ma […]
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015 - - The votes are in and the people have spoken! Three popular Toyota models, Camry mid-size sedan, Highlander mid-size crossover and Sienna van, have made the list of “15 Best Family Cars” by KBB.com. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Plano, Texas (Feb. 19, 2015) – Toyota went to the head of the class today, taking the top spot in the motor vehicles sector of Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. The automaker also scored well in a larger pool of peers, No. 24 overall. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences. […]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2015) -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. and Daytona International Speedway today announced that ‘Dancing With the Stars’ finalist and Paralympics bronze medalist Amy Purdy will serve as the official pace car driver for the 2015 Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update yo […]
YORK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Feb. 17, 2015) – Hot on the heels of President Akio Toyoda’s announcement that the automaker will be returning to the World Rally Championship (WRC), the Toyota Technical Center Rally Team (TTCRT) is racing headlong into the 2015 season, doubling their Rally-America appearances and adding depth to their stable of drivers, crew and suppo […]
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced it will conduct a safety recall of approximately 230 Model Year 2015 Yaris hatchbacks and approximately 20 Model Year 2015 Tacoma TRD Pro model pickup trucks. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
Bill Fay, Group Vice President, Toyota Motor Sales and General Manager, Toyota Division reveals the 2016 Toyota Avalon and Special Edition Camry and Corolla at the Chicago Auto Show on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.
CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 – Call it a trio of firsts in the Second City as the refreshed Toyota Avalon and sporty Camry and Corolla Special Editions made their world debuts at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The three models rode into Chicago with a head of steam as the Avalon, Camry and Corolla are each the sales leaders in their respective segments, a first for T […]