Jay Leno Checks Out Two Mil-Spec Modified HMMWVs!

While you spend years hoping, praying, bargaining with motor pool mechanics, making an attempt to bribe officers and nonetheless get nowhere, you are inclined to dream up builds for the HMMWV. Or was that simply me? I’m not sort regarding the Military’s go-to personnel provider…it’s a monster when off-roading, but it surely’s acceleration is slower than the approaching of Chritsmas and the three-speed transmission outfitted examples might barely make sixty miles an hour earlier than they went all asthmatic. Even the overdrive fashions weren’t that significantly better…to not get ran over by somebody’s Toyota Corolla, you needed to flooring it off of the road and look forward to the engine to catch as much as the forces wanted to maneuver the HMMWV’s cumbersome ass round. Most of the time, I used to be dreaming up the proper engine/transmission bundle for the Hummers…I stored seeing a Chevrolet 502 and a 4L80-E....





Tesla pickup truck could have higher efficiency than a Porsche 911, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk mentioned a number of facets of the upcoming Tesla Pickup Truck through the recently-held 2019 Annual Shareholder Assembly. Throughout the occasion, Musk talked in regards to the car’s launch date, its design, its towing capability, and its efficiency, which the CEO famous could be comparable and even higher than a base Porsche 911. Musk famous that the pickup truck would possible see an unveiling close to the tip of summer time 2019, which is in step with his earlier forecasts for the car. The CEO additionally said that the Tesla Truck is among the coolest automobiles he has ever seen, declaring that it gained’t be a conventional-looking pickup that simply occurs to be electrical. “We all know what that appears like,” Musk famous, seemingly referencing the Rivian R1T, which contains a standard pickup truck design in an all-electric package deal. The Tesla Truck stays to be dubbed by....



22 Kymco Enters India With three Mannequin Launches

Kymco at this time introduced organising a producing facility for 22Kymco in Bhiwadi, Haryana. Outfitted with an annual manufacturing capability of 200,000 models, this facility will manufacture the iFlow, the Like200 and the X-City 300i ABS fully on the plant. The truth is the corporate has launched all three scooters at this time and the iFlow comes priced at Rs. 90,000 whereas the Like 200 prices Rs. 1.30 lakh and the value for the X-City 300i ABS is Rs. 2.30 lakh (all costs on-road Delhi). Kymco is aggressively increasing within the nation with a phased enlargement plan. The main focus markets for section one embrace New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Ahmedabad to start out with. Over the following three years, the organisation goals to construct a powerful pan India dealership community with 300 contact factors. The 22Kymco iFlow comes with two batteries Whereas the iFlow is corporate’s first....





The Rolling Roadshow Comes To City!

Twenty-five years in the past, eight Scorching Rod Journal employees autos and eight vehicles pushed by readers left Los Angeles, California on a 2,200 mile trek throughout the nation to Norwalk, Ohio en path to one among Scorching Rod’s “Energy Festivals”. Sixteen vehicles. In twenty-five years, that determine has grown a lot that the venues must be huge as a way to maintain the numerous hundreds of vehicles that hit the street within the firm of the journal and crew. Energy Tour was all the time about really bringing your pile out into the open air and placing it onto the roads…particularly, the backroads and rural highways of America that had names that didn’t begin with “Interstate” for essentially the most half. Rain, shine, no matter…simply drive your scorching rod, muscle automobile, road beater, or no matter you introduced and have a ball. You don’t must twist our arm any! Really....



The Rivian R1T Isn’t Solely An EV - It’s A Zero-Emission Camper Too

That is extra of an announcement from Rivian than an announcement. The corporate has made it fairly clear that it has the abdomen to tackle the largest, baddest bully available in the market – Tesla – head-on. Though Tesla enjoys a greater model recall, Rivian has taken an alternate path to change into a family identify within the EV journey life-style section. The startup from Michigan has been selling its Rivian R1T truck as an EV camper now. Seeing the pictures on the corporate’s social media, we should say it seems to be thrilling.





world on unsustainable path; rising divergence between calls for for local weather change motion and tempo of progress

BP launched the 68th annual version of the BP Statistical Evaluate of World Vitality (BP Stats Evaluate), a complete assortment and evaluation of worldwide vitality knowledge. This 12 months’s version highlights the rising divergence between calls for for motion on local weather change and the precise tempo of progress on lowering carbon emissions. The longer carbon emissions proceed to rise, the more durable and extra pricey would be the mandatory eventual adjustment to net-zero carbon emissions. As I’ve mentioned earlier than, this isn’t a race to renewables, however a race to cut back carbon emissions throughout many fronts. —Bob Dudley, group chief government Key findings from the BP Stats Evaluate 2019 embrace: World vitality demand grew by 2.9% and carbon emissions grew by 2.zero% in 2018, quicker than at any time since 2010-11. Pure fuel consumption and manufacturing was up over 5%, one of many strongest charges of progress for....



USA break World Cup record

USA trash 13 past Thailand A ruthless USA began their campaign in scintillating style with a 13-0 victory over Thailand. Three-time champions USA scored 10 goals in the second half in Reims on Tuesday as they eclipsed Germany’s 11-0 win over Argentina in 2007, and shattered their own previous tournament best of 7-0. The One That Had it All: https://t.co/Hd1pjueOM7 Next: the #FIFAWWC continues vs. . We’ll see you in Paris on Sunday! pic.twitter.com/iMI8SjFMAS — U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) June 12, 2019 It took just 12 minutes for the defending champions to open scoring – as Alex Morgan headed home a header from four yards. Alex Morgan scored 5 goals, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis netted twice each, and Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd also got on the scoresheet in an embarrassingly one-sided Group F encounter watched by more than 18,000. The odds had always been....





DSM expands yeast, enzyme product choices for the biofuels business

Royal DSM is increasing its product providing of low glycerol yeast know-how for the biofuels business with the introduction of eBOOST GT and a brand new enzyme for fiber conversion, eBREAK 1000F. eBOOST GT, which has been examined and certified at business scale, allows the robustness and yield advantages of eBOOST in starch fermentations with as much as 60% discount of externally added Glucoamalyse (GA). eBREAK 1000F tolerates a variety of difficult situations to permit excessive yield hydrolysis for corn fiber conversion and sustainable optimization of plant economics. DSM scientists on the firm’s biotechnology facilities in Delft, the Netherlands and Elgin, IL (USA) labored carefully with prospects to develop the brand new merchandise and options. Each deal with excessive yield and effectivity in 1G and 1.5G fermentations so as to deal with fluctuating market situations, obtain most income and ethanol yield, and acquire extra priceless D3 RINS by efficient fiber....



2019 Ducati Hypermotard 950 Launched In India; Costs Begin From 11.99 Lakh

Ducati has launched the 2019 Hypermotard 950 in India and costs begin at Rs. 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom India) First unveiled to us on the 2018 EICMA present in October final yr, the bike comes on two variants, the Hypermotard 950 SP and the usual Hypermotard 950. The 2019 Ducati Hypermotard 950 formally replaces the Hypermotard 939 and is in actual fact, an all-new bike in each facet. The entrance view – characterised by the trademark Hypermotard ‘beak’, surmounted by compact headlight with a Daytime Working Gentle (DRL) provides the bike glorious visibility and underscores a transparent ‘household feeling’ with the earlier technology fashions. The brand new Hypermotard 950 retains the enduring single sided swing arm look, and is shod with Pirelli Diablo Rosso III tires for optimum grip which interprets into most enjoyable within the corners. Additionally Learn: 2019 Ducati Hypermotard 950 First Journey Assessment The Ducati Hypermotard 950 SP is lighter....





Electrify America, ChargePoint announce roaming partnership

Electrify America and ChargePoint introduced a roaming partnership that may additional develop entry to electrical car (EV) charging throughout the US. The interoperability settlement will enable drivers seamlessly to cost their EVs on public chargers between each networks utilizing their present account credentials to start out a session, with out incurring any extra charges. Starting later this yr, drivers will have the ability to entry public chargers on both the ChargePoint or Electrify America networks with out having to create new memberships, registrations or fee configurations. The plan will join greater than 30,000 Degree 2 (L2) and DC quick chargers from Electrify America and ChargePoint throughout the US, including important public entry because the variety of EVs on the highway considerably will increase within the coming years. With the 2 largest EV charging service suppliers within the US reaching this settlement, we might help expedite electrical car adoption by making....



The Street To The 2020 World Automotive Awards Begins With Two Huge Bulletins

It is simply been a few months because the 2019 World Automotive Awards have been introduced and now the work in direction of the 2020 version begins. The highway to the 2020 World Automotive Awards has begun with two huge bulletins; the primary amongst which is the introduction of latest jurors who will be a part of the 2020 panel. They’re: Stefan Grundhoff from Germany, Hani Mustafa from India, Vincent Nguyen and George Notaras from the US. The second announcement was the World Automotive Awards’ confirmed standing because the primary awards program throughout the globe for the seventh consecutive yr in line with Prime Analysis’s newest World Automotive Awards media monitoring report. The viewers attain of the Awards has grown by 16 per cent to a document 247 million. Additionally Learn: 2019 World Automotive Award Winners That is only the start although and there will probably be a number of....





Costs, Specs, Photographs, Options

Honda Bike & Scooter India (HMSI) is all set to introduce its first BS6 compliant two-wheeler in the present day within the nation. The announcement comes simply days after rival Hero MotoCorp introduced that its Splendor was the primary two-wheeler in India to get BS6 certification. Honda although has not confirmed which mannequin is the primary in its line-up to obtain BS6 certification, however it’s more likely to be the popular-selling Activa 125 scooter. Spy pictures of the Honda Activa 125 have been additionally noticed testing earlier this yr, additional fuelling the speculations. Whereas not loads is thought in what the up to date mannequin can be, Honda 2Wheelers has confirmed that the providing will obtain fuel-injection and can be solely the second scooter within the nation to get the function after the lately launched Hero Maestro Edge 125. Additionally count on to see design modifications on the mannequin for....



Revived De Tomaso model to make debut at Goodwood 2019

Authentic Pantera has lent its seems – and probably its title – to new De Tomaso automotive 60 years for the reason that defunct marque launched, its title will adorn a Pantera-inspired sports activities automotive De Tomaso, the Italian efficiency model that’s been dormant since its founder died in 2003, is coming again. The brand new homeowners of the model’s title will have fun its 60th anniversary by launching an all-new automotive on the Goodwood Competition of Pace in July.  Pictures of a disguised prototype posted on social media exhibits that the brand new mannequin bears a placing resemblance to the Pantera, a mid-engined sports activities automotive powered by a Ford V8 and produced from 1971 to 1993. It seems low-slung and wedge-shaped, with comparable angular strains to the unique. The Challenge P codename suggests the model is intending to make use of the Pantera title as soon as extra,....





Google Natural Disaster Alerts, iPadOS, Check Your Grammar, and Positivity Apps

In this week’s Really Useful Podcast, Christian Cawley and James Frew take a look at the most important Apple news from WWDC 2019, grammar checking tools, positivity apps, and admiring a current MakeUseOf giveaway for an underwater drone. Really Useful Podcast Season 3 Episode 2 Shownotes What are we talking about this week? Google alerts you to nearby natural disasters Spotify Stations app launched Apple kills iTunes on macOS Apple reveals iPadOS Samsung DeX Check your grammar Positivity apps Worldwide suicide crisis lines Gladius Mini underwater drone giveaway This week’s hosts are Christian Cawley and James Frew, who you will find on Twitter as: @thegadgetmonkey @jimjamfroo Know anyone who would benefit from having tech topics broken down into simplified language? Share our podcast with them, or suggest they to subscribe. You’ll find The Really Useful Podcast on: iTunes Spotify Player.FM Google Podcasts Stitcher.com YouTube Subscribe now and catch every episode....



Mercedes-Benz India Appoints Santosh Iyer As VP, Gross sales And Advertising and marketing

Mercedes-Benz India introduced that efficient from July 1, 2019. Santosh Iyer, presently Vice President of Buyer Service & Company Affairs will take over the place of Vice President, Gross sales & Advertising and marketing of Mercedes-Benz India. Santosh succeeds Michael Jopp who assumes the brand new accountability of heading the Gross sales & Advertising and marketing operate of Mercedes-Benz in Malaysia. Santosh Iyer has twenty years of various expertise within the Indian car area spreading throughout gross sales, advertising, retail, customer support and company affairs. He has been related to Mercedes-Benz India since 2009 and presently is accountable for the Buyer Providers, Company Affairs & CSR capabilities at Mercedes-Benz India. Asserting the organizational change, Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “Michael performed an vital position in main the corporate’s Gross sales & Advertising and marketing capabilities and efficiently managed important market disruptions and headwinds over the past....





The 25 most innovative CMOs in the world in 2019

With the $221 billion US ad industry facing disruption on several fronts, the chief marketing officer’s role is more complex than ever. CMOs have to navigate fragmented consumer attention, pioneer new ad models, and grapple with competition from direct-to-consumer upstarts. Here’s Business Insider’s fourth annual ranking of the CMOs who most stand out in overcoming these challenges. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. With the $221 billion ad industry in the US facing disruption on several fronts, the job of the CMO has gotten greater in scope, scale, and complexity. Marketing chiefs have to not only capture increasingly fragmented consumer attention but also pioneer new advertising models. They have to navigate sometimes fraught relationships with the digital ad giants and often compete with direct-to-consumer upstarts upending traditional marketing. With CMOs becoming increasingly important in the C-suite as stewards steering their organizations through such seismic shifts, Business Insider is recognizing....



Extra photos of the brand new 2020 BMW three sequence Touring

            I believe it seems to be simply OK. That is a world the place we now have actually, actually good wanting wagons. Particularly in Europe (The place this shall be staying) Like the brand new Volvo V60. And even the “not so new however nonetheless beautiful” Mazda 6 wagon. In addition they have the gorgeous new Peugeot 508 wagon.   I additionally suppose contained in the Mazda seems to be higher. And the Volvo is simply in an different league. This actually appears for the “BMW or nothing” purchaser…  





Toyota Supra to enter 24 Hours of Nurburgring race

The Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) workforce will compete within the 24 Hours of Nurburgring race, which takes place on the well-known German circuit from June 20-23. Toyota’s manufacturing facility race workforce has competed within the endurance race since 2007, and can proceed to take action with the goal of “refining workforce members and refining automobiles” in pursuit of “making ever-better automobiles”. Racing a full day on the 25 km “Inexperienced Hell” with a most altitude distinction of 300 metres and greater than 170 corners, is gruelling for certain, nevertheless it additionally serves as proving and studying floor. “The automobiles competing on the race will incorporate and refine elements and superior applied sciences meant for future street automobiles,” Toyota says. Ultimately yr’s occasion, TGR entered a single Lexus LC and managed to realize its minimal goal of finishing the race. Nonetheless, the workforce was pressured to hold out pit work that....



Audi A4 Avant Facelift vs G21 BMW three Sequence Touring

We just lately examined the brand new technology of BMW three Sequence, the G20-generation. We discovered it to be an excellent automotive and have been fairly impressed with it. The truth is, it has the possibility to be the perfect sport sedan within the section. One clear benefit for the Audi A4, although, was its Avant variant. Up till at the moment, the brand new technology of three Sequence lacked a correct wagon physique fashion, which damage its gross sales figures in Europe the place wagons are preferable. Now, although, the all-new G21 (BMW wagons get their very own chassis codes) BMW three Sequence Touring has debuted and it places Audi’s Bavarian neighbors proper again within the hunt. Sadly, neither the Audi A4 Avant nor BMW three Sequence Touring will make it ‘Stateside. Each are destined to remain east of the Atlantic and meaning we’ll probably by no means drive....





2020 Hyundai Palisade pricing

    I additionally posted the Kia Telluride costs. And it’s fairly superb to see they are virtually priced precisely the identical. (Though the Kia has extra trims) The Hyundai/Kia costs are wonderful. However nothing actually cheaper than the competitors. The Telluride has been getting largely nice evaluations these days. I’m certain the Palisade will get the identical praises. However I do not actually see the purpose of two fashions that compete with one another. One shouldn’t be sportier than the opposite. Or extra luxurious. Is the Kia speculated to be the sporty one? In fact, designs and interiors are completely completely different. However they do not actually have very completely different personalities… Positive, GM does that with the Traverse and Enclave. However they’re in several value segments. The Telluride and Palisade price the identical.  



Indianapolis buses to make use of wi-fi inductive charging

EV charging firm Momentum Dynamics has partnered with BYD and Indianapolis Public Transportation (IndyGo) to put in three 300 kW inductive charging factors in Indianapolis. The charging factors can be positioned alongside the Purple Line transit route, enabling IndyGo’s fleet of 31 electrical buses to cost en route. Momentum Dynamic at the moment operates wi-fi inductive chargers in 4 states. In keeping with the firm, the IndyGo system is the best capability system of its form within the world. IndyGo CEO Mike Terry stated, “IndyGo is concentrated on embracing improvements that enhance service reliability, scale back carbon emissions, and improve operational effectivity. The partnership between BYD and Momentum Dynamics to put in a wi-fi inductive charging resolution guarantees to increase the vary of BYD buses on the Purple Line.” Momentum Dynamics CEO and founder Andrew Daga stated, “We’re shifting towards an electrical transportation future, and Indianapolis is main the pack each....





The most innovative CMOs, streaming's winners and losers, emotional-based ad targeting

Hello! This week we published our fourth annual list of the 25 most innovative chief marketers. With the $221 billion US ad industry facing disruption on several fronts, marketers have to navigate fragmented consumer attention, pioneer new ad models, and fend off direct-to-consumer upstarts. And leading this year’s list was … Fernando Machado of Burger King. Senior advertising reporter Tanya Dua, who compiled the list, wrote that Machado continues to deliver envelope-pushing ad campaigns like its “Moody Meals” that threw shade at McDonald’s Happy Meals and its Google Home of the Whopper TV spot that hacked Google Home devices to dish details about the Whopper. Machado also oversaw Burger King’s first Super Bowl spot in 13 years, which turned heads by making archival footage of Andy Warhol eating a Whopper into a 45-second ad. Burger King’s been on a growth tear, too: Its market value rose 23% this year to....



Why a Toyota win at Le Mans will probably be a hole victory

Gazoo Racing is the final factory-backed workforce in competition to win high honours at La Sarthe, so does it matter if it does? One large query hangs over the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend: if Toyota and Fernando Alonso achieve successful for a second successive 12 months, will it imply something? In spite of everything, who will they’ve overwhelmed?  It’s inescapable that the highest LMP1 class within the World Endurance Championship has but to recuperate from the double blow of dropping Audi and Porsche. Toyota, the final manufacturing unit workforce standing, is actually in a unique league to the non-hybrid privateers headed by Revolt and SMP Racing’s BR1s, regardless of ‘Equivalence of Know-how’ tweaks which are alleged to degree the enjoying discipline.  The take a look at day final week proved it as soon as once more. Sébastien Buemi’s quickest time on the eight.Four-mile circuit, a 3min 19.440sec lap....





Audi RS3 Sportback Sport Version 2019 UK evaluation

Sizzling hatch returns with WLTP compliance, powered by what’s now the phase’s largest-capacity engine The Volkswagen Group’s hottest hatchback is freshly by its bottleneck of WLTP emissions compliance testing that was so backed up it put the London-bound finish of the M4 to disgrace.Sure, like its engine-sharing two-door relation, the TT RS, the Audi RS3 needed to be taken off sale for a couple of yr whereas rehomologation passed off. To ensure that each to get by the more durable rules, a particulate filter was put in, however fortunately no additional neutering was wanted for each vehicles’ party-piece powertrain.The headline figures for the turbocharged five-cylinder unit stay the identical as earlier than, that means its 395bhp might be crushed on this class by solely the upcoming new Mercedes-AMG A45. The value tag befits this crowning standing: the RS3 is now priced from a smidgen over £47,000.However final bragging rights are afforded to these prepared to interrupt....



Microsoft Adds New Xbox Gamertag Options

Microsoft is changing the way Xbox Gamertags work. The changes mean that you’ll have many more options available to you when choosing (or changing) your Gamertag. Thankfully, if you’re happy with your current Gamertag you can keep everything as it is. Xbox Gamertags are the nicknames Xbox owners use when gaming. They mean you don’t have to use your real name, letting you create an online persona. You’ve been able to change your Gamertag for a while, but the options available are now expanding. Microsoft’s New Xbox Gamertag Options As detailed in a post on Xbox Wire, the first new Xbox Gamertag option is support for more character sets. Microsoft is adding support for 10 more worldwide alphabets, which means Gamertags will now encompass 200 commonly spoken languages. The new character sets are Basic Latin, Latin-1 Supplement, Hangul, Katakana, Hiragana, CJK Symbols for languages in China, Japan, and Korea, Bengali,....





2021 Mazda6 Coupe illustration

  Sorry, however no. These Japanese illustrations are 100% improper. First, that entrance finish seems like a Hyundai. And there’s principally zero probability to see a 2 door coupe model of the following Mazda6. What we are going to see is a extra upscale sedan. A model new RWD platform with an equally new 6 cylinder. Which actually goes towards any present tendencies. That are principally smaller engines and electrification. However I hear Acura can also be getting a brand new 6 cylinder Turbo prepared. To be used of their subsequent sedan. Which could possibly be RWD and even known as “Legend” once more. Positive, a brand new RWD 6 cylinder Acura Legend does sound nice. However will not it’s a bit too late? I assume a 6 cylinder plug-in hybrid automotive can be fairly good…



New BMW three Collection Touring launched with give attention to sharp dealing with

New three Collection Touring will go on sale within the UK in late September Obtainable in plug-in hybrid type for the primary time, the brand new three Collection property “handles even higher” than the outdated one BMW has taken the wraps off the brand new three Collection Touring and promised it would retain the dynamic dealing with of the saloon model.  The brand new three Collection property will go on sale in late September with a variety of petrol and diesel engines. For the primary time within the Touring, there can be a plug-in hybrid 330e mannequin, which is able to arrive in July 2020. As with the 330e saloon, it would function a 248bhp powertrain, comprising a 181bhp petrol engine with a 111bhp electrical motor, and the flexibility to run 39 miles on electric-only energy.  At launch, the petrol engine vary will begin with the 181bhp 320i and the....





Hyundai Kona EV check drive developing...

Simply obtained this.Haven’t had time to drive it but.However to this point, I do just like the EV’s entrance finish a lot better than the common Kona. No extra “large grille on a small automotive” syndrome.And the inside has a a lot nicer/upscale console and display screen.Which is nice.As ordinary, please ask me any query you might need in regards to the automotive.



Jeff Bezos, Drew Houston, and a group of other tech execs traveled to a remote Italian village to meet with the fashion designer Silicon Valley is obsessed with (and whose sweaters can cost $3,000)

Tech execs like Jeff Bezos, Reid Hoffman, Drew Houston, Dick Costolo, and more recently traveled to Italy for a summit with fashion designer Brunello Cucinelli.  The trip was an opportunity for the Silicon Valley elite in attendance to talk about how to make the world a better place, according to GQ.  Brunello Cucinelli is a favorite in the tech world, both for his entrepreneurship story and his high-end, stylish clothes.  Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. What do Jeff Bezos, Reid Hoffman, Drew Houston, and Dick Costolo have in common (besides tech, of course)?  They’re all fans of high-end Italian fashion designer Brunello Cucinelli — such fans, in fact, that they recently all took a group field trip to visit Cucinelli at his home in Italy, according to GQ’s Samuel Hine.  Photos from the trip — which Nextdoor cofounder Nirav Tolia told GQ was called the “Solomeo Summit,” named....





See how the New Elantra Continues to Impress for 2020

Does the 2020 Hyundai Elantra Provide Higher Effectivity?  For years now, the Elantra has been identified all through the Hyundai lineup for its spectacular type, affordability and, after all, unbelievable effectivity. Nonetheless, as new mannequin years come and go, automotive consumers are in search of causes to take the leap of shopping for a brand new automotive. For 2020, Hyundai is trying to make their autos higher than ever earlier than. So, does the 2020 Hyundai Elantra provide higher effectivity?  Trying on the new Elantra mannequin deliberate to launch within the close to future, we already know among the specs underneath the hood of the modern sedan. Nonetheless, what drivers may not know is that the Elantra will really see improved gas effectivity in Elantra fashions by 2 mpg. Here’s a fast chart to assist in giving you particulars of what to anticipate with the brand new sedan.  Improved Gasoline Economic system in....