USD 1 million gold-plated car on display in Dubai

first_imgDubai, May 10 (PTI) A gold-plated customised car named Godzilla that is worth USD 1 million has been put up on display at an ongoing auto event here.Nissan R35 GT-R car, is being showcased by tuners and customisers of sports cars Kuhl Racing at Automechanika Dubai 2016.The car is a result of a cooperate endeavour between Artis, Kuhl Racing and master engraver Takahiko Izawa.The special gold paint sheen covers a 3.8 litre V6 twin turbo 545 hp engine, souped up with additional horsepower and additional torque.The car features enhanced aerodynamic features, a reinforced body and precision handling. Its engine is backed by an advanced paddle-shifted sequential 6-speed dual clutch transmission, which can be driver selected to shift at race car-like speeds.The sequential-shifting transaxle features separate wet clutches for the odd (1,3,5) and even (2,4,6) gears and pre-selects the next highest and next lowest gear for quick shifts.High performance differential oil, used in GT-R motorsports competition, is standard.For 2016, the Nissan GT-R defends its position as one of the most striking supercars in the market today – with the addition of new 20-spoke wheels. PTI CORR KJ ASK KJlast_img read more

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HHS Sees Cost Savings In The Cloud

first_img This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. HHS Sees Cost Savings In The Cloud The Wall Street Journal’s CIO Report: As Budget Cuts Strike, HHS Looks To The CloudThe U.S. Health and Human Services Department is looking for cost savings in the cloud as it weathers painful budget cuts. HHS, a sprawling department that includes both Medicare and the Food and Drug Administration, is facing a 5% reduction across its budget from the mandated cost cuts called sequestration. Although officials are unsure how the cuts will be applied to the department’s $7 billion IT budget, the tech staff is under pressure to find cost savings measures, like those enabled through cloud (Schectman, 5/27).last_img read more

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