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This section of Torque News provides the latest auto news and updates from the car manufacturers. Every day number of news stories and editorials are published here that give our readers an overview of what is happening in the automotive industry. Read this section daily to find out about new cars, vehicle reviews and car pictures. Torque News is an automotive news website by Hareyan Publishing, LLC, dedicated to covering the latest news, reviews and opinions about the car industry.
2018 VW Atlas

Tuner Gives Atlas A Powerful Personality Transplant

As it stands now, tuners are having a field day with VW products. Just last week, a tuner proved he could upgrade the Audi S5 and make it more powerful. Now, another tuning firm has decided to tune the Atlas SUV. The results are incredible as the engine turns out 350 hourspower and 350 pounds-feet of torque. The former torque figure from a curren SUV is 235 pounds-feet of power.
Elon Musk with Tesla Model S in Fremont Tesla Factory

Is the End of the Musk Era at Tesla Looming? As Debt Crisis Mounts, Drugs and Tears Admissions Make Tesla Stock Dive

It ain’t easy being a multi billionaire running a Fortune 500 company with a $1 billion USD debt payment looming in March. But the market sent a message today: wipe your tears rich boy and do your job: people’s lives and working class jobs are on the line.
Tesla Model S Battery Charging at Supercharger

The Worldwide Car Battery Shortage and is Your New Car Order Affected?

With the growing rapid output of worldwide EV production, the glaring reality of supply and demand becomes more obvious as to which key players in the auto industry are prepared for battery shortages and which ones are not. Regardless, if the company you buy a BEV from is not one of “the big three,” you should expect you car order to be delayed because of battery shortages by the factory.
2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

Meet the 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet - Destined for Low-8s in the Quarter Mile

The 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racing package will make its formal debut this weekend at the Woodward Dream Cruise, but Ford Performance offered up all of the juicy details of the new race car earlier today – a car which is likely to run well into the low 8-second range in competition.
Audi S5

Conversion Shop Does Neat Tesla-Audi Change

At one time about 750 years ago, a bunch of guys called alchemists tried to turn lead into gold. That they didn't know anything about periodic tables and metals related to lead didn't deter them as they were convinced they could do it. It's too bad they didn't know, they would have saved lots of time. Today's conversions in the auto world work a lot better as this Tesla-Audi Swap. Read On.
Tesla Model 3 Courtesy Tesla Medía Website

A New Battery Design May Mean a Sooner or Surer $35,000 Single Base Model 3

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently revealed that Tesla’s battery development people have come up with a lighter weight and cheaper design of the Model 3 battery pack. This can be a game changer not only for the elusive Base Model 3, but across the entire present and future model range.
Saudi Arabia Tesla Buyout

"Funding Secured" Means the Saudis Want In: the Tesla Buyout May be the Largest in History

The Tesla news blindsided and shocked the world. A stock exchange wasn’t notified, neither was the Securities Exchange Commission. Not even the board of directors of the company that was affected by the news. Stock prices went crazy, its stock was eventually suspended, everyone who’s anyone about billions denied they were asked to help, and a moment of explanation finally came: Elon Musk wants Tesla to go private, he wants an equity leveraged buyout, and he wants the Saudis to finance it.
2019 Corvette ZR1 with the Automatic Gearbox

2019 Corvette ZR1 with the Automatic Gearbox Makes 654rwhp

The folks at Hennessey Performance have published a video of the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 with the automatic transmission working out on the dyno in stock form and the numbers are pretty solid, with the 755-horsepower LT5 sending 654 horsepower to the rear wheels – a loss of about 13% between the crankshaft and the wheels.
2019 Camaro SS

2019 Chevrolet Camaro Gets Worse Fuel Economy Ratings in Several Trim Levels

The EPA has announced their official fuel economy ratings for the restyled 2019 Chevrolet Camaro and remarkably, fuel economy numbers of the new car are down among V6 and SS models, while the turbocharged 4-cylinders remain unchanged and the ZL1 gets a little better fuel economy.
Lotus Car Company Logo 1200x900 size

Volvo Owners to Inject $1.9 billion into Making Lotus Great Again

Chinese automotive group Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely), which acquired Volvo Car Group from Ford Motor Company Volvo Car Group back in 2010, announced on their planned huge sum investment to automaker Lotus. This follows Geely acquisition of controlling stake in Group Lotus in 2017.

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