Auto News

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.
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World famous "Melvan" with Kurt Cobain drawings goes up for sale on eBay again [Video]

A ragged and beat-up 1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal van that hasn't been running for years, has been listed on eBay for a starting price of $50,000. The high asking price is not because the van is rare, but the “Melvan” has drawings on the side that were drawn by late Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain.
The 2012 Jeep Liberty Jet Edition

Jeep Liberty replacement to pack new 3.2L Pentastar V6

Bruce Baumhower, president of UAW Local 12 in Toledo Ohio recently told several sources that when the replacement for the Jeep Liberty meets the world, it will pack a new 3.2L Pentastar V6 that will likely offer more power and far better fuel economy than the current 3.7L mill currently standard in the 2012 Liberty.
GM CEO Dan Akerson on Climate One

GM's Akerson talks about auto industry bailout and a 140+ mile range Volt

Last week in an interview with the Commonwealth Club, GM's CEO Dan Akerson talked frankly about the auto industry bailout, the role of government in shaping industry, the responsibility of industry to be part of the solution to climate change and other problems, and battery technology that could deliver a 150-200 mile range Chevy Volt.
Sergio Marchionne

Chrysler's Marchionne made $19m in 2011 from Fiat

Last week, we brought you the news that Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne had declined salary or bonuses for his work at Chrysler through 2011 but fans of the sweater-wearing auto genius shouldn’t worry too much about the Chief being able to pay his bills as it was announced that Marchionne mad around $19 million for his work at Fiat last year.
The 1200hp Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

The 1,200 hp Bugatti Veyron Vitesse is the fastest roadster ever

The incredible 1,200 horsepower Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse made its debut last week at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and the legendary hypercar builder has now unveiled all of the details on what they claim is the fastest roadster ever built in the world – with a top speed of 255 miles per hour.
Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG

Ram 2500 HD to be first CNG pickup truck available directly from the manufacturer

Ram Truck unveiled the new Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup truck at the National Truck Equipment Association show, making the Chrysler subsidiary the first pickup truck in North America available direct from the manufacturer as a compressed natural gas bi-fuel truck.
Our 2012 Fisker Karma test car

Consumer Reports gets its Fisker Karma back after servicing

Last week, we brought you the news that the Fisker Karma being tested by the people at Consumer Reports ran into mechanical issues during the routine initial stages of testing, forcing the group to send their new electric luxury car back to the dealership for repairs but they have their Karma back this week – with a brief explanation of what went wrong.

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