D-day for some in daCosta Cup

first_imgWestern Bureau:It’s crunch time for the three teams in contention for the top places in Group E of the 2015 ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup.None can afford to misfire today in what is shaping up as a win-or-go-home scenario.Lacovia High (19 points) will take a three-point lead into their clash with the group’s third-place team Munro College (16). This game will be played at St Elizabeth Technical’s (STETHS) playfield in Santa Cruz. STETHS (18) will meet Newell who have registered a measly two points. They meet at the Treasure Beach Sports Park.With two to advance as automatic qualifiers and the best third-place team also a possibility these match-ups take on added significance.STETHS coach Omar Wedderburn, though pleased with his team’s 4-0 rout of B.B. Coke on Wednesday, knows that to top the group his team will have to win and hopes that rivals Munro can do them an enormous favour by defeating Lacovia.”Come later this evening, we are looking for a three-point result,” Wedderburn told The Gleaner.”We know we have what it takes and are confident that we will defeat Newell. In the same breath, if we are to top the group, Lacovia must lose so we are hoping that Munro will stop them,” Wedderburn said.It is almost a similar storyline in Group H, which features the defending champions Clarendon College. They lead with 15 points, one more than Lennon High (14).The champions are set to meet one of the weakest teams in the group in Thompson Town while Edwin Allen (13 pts), third in the group, will no doubt have three points on their minds when they tackle second-place team Lennon (14).Meanwhile, the free-scoring Manchester High will travel to DeCarteret in their final Group F game, having already secured the top place with a perfect nine wins from as many matches.Today’s matchesGreen Pond vs IrwinFrome vs Rusea’sWilliam Knibb vs Herbert MorrisonSpot Valley vs MuschettMannings vs Maud McLeodPetersfield vs Godfrey StewartMunro vs LacoviaMaggotty vs B.B. CokeNewell vs STETHSBelair vs Winston JonesMile Gully vs Cross KeysDeCarteret vs ManchesterSpalding vs HolmwoodAlston vs KnoxEdwin Allen vs LennonClarendon College vs Thompson TownOcho Rios vs Cedric TitusBrown’s Town vs York CastleTacky vs IslingtonBrimmervale vs St Mary HighSt Mary Tech vs Annotto BayDinthill vs CharlemontMcGrath vs Bog WalkEwarton vs Tacius GoldingBuff Bay vs TitchfieldPort Antonio vs Happy GroveDenbigh vs GlenmuirGarvey Maceo vs PorusOld Harbour vs Kemps HillCentral vs Vere TechSeaforth vs Robert LightbourneSt Thomas Tech vs Paul Boglelast_img read more

Škoda Vision iV Electric Car Rated At 311 Miles Of WLTP Range

first_imgIt’s more than we expected from ŠkodaŠkoda has officially confirmed that the upcoming Vision iV concept, based on VW‘s MEB platform, will get one of the highest range ratings – up to 500 km (311 miles) under the WLTP test cycle. It would be amazing to see such a high range figure in a production version eventually.Just like in the case of the Škoda Vision E, the drivetrain consists two electric motors – one per axle – for all-wheel drive.The open question is whether the electric crossover will also be as attractively as the MEB-based electric Seat.“The 22-inch wheels provide a visual highlight and emphasise the impressive presence of the vehicle. Eye-catching details include the illuminated glass elements in the vertical slats of the ŠKODA grille and cameras instead of traditional wing mirrors whose housings are reminiscent of shark fins. Two electric motors – one on the front and one on the rear axle – form the emission-free drive system, making the VISION iV an all-wheel drive. The planar lithium-ion battery installed in the vehicle’s underbody saves space and provides a range of up to 500 kilometres according to the WLTP cycle. Innovative technologies provide more safety and comfort, ushering in a new era of infotainment and digitalisation. Smartphones can be integrated directly into the vehicle’s infotainment system and can even be used as a digital key to open the vehicle.” Skoda Reveals Vision iV Electric Crossover Concept Skoda Vision E Electric Will Be Offered In SUV Form Škoda Teases New Interior For Vision iV Concept Source: Electric Vehicle Newscenter_img Škoda news Škoda’s plan is to offer 10 electrified models by the end of 2022.Škoda Vision iV concept specs:500 km (311 miles) of WLTP rangedual motor all-wheel driveMEB platform Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on March 2, 2019Categories Electric Vehicle Newslast_img read more