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.

DC Shoes: Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four packs pure awesomeness

Ken Block and DC Shoes essentially created the sport of gymkhana and since that first online video, Ken has kept fans on the edge of their seats as they eagerly waited for the newest look at his high speed drifting skills – which arrived today as DC Shoes: Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four has hit YouTube.

The SRT High Performance Tour kicks off at the Mopar Nationals

This past weekend as the 2011 Mopar Nationals opened at National Trails Raceway near Columbus Ohio, the diehard enthusiasts who came together for the nation’s biggest all-Chrysler show, swap and drag race event got a firsthand look at the new 2012 Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler models as the first stop on the SRT High Performance Tour.

General Motors claims the strongest HD pickup title

Over the past year, the American automakers have been locked in a battle to see whose heavy duty pickup could hold the title of being the most capable and today, General Motors has announced revised specifications that make the GMC Sierra HD the most capable heavy duty pickup on the market with a towing capacity of 23,000 pounds.

Kistler parts supplier opens Mexico facility

Kistler, a global supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for the dynamic measurement of pressure, force, torque and acceleration for automotive clients, today announced from its North American headquarters (pictured) in Novi, Mich., the official opening of its latest group company, Kistler Instruments, a sales support and service facility in Monterrey, Mexico. It also will be known as Kistler Mexico.

Chevrolet Centennial celebration coming to 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise

As car enthusiasts from around the world gather to celebrate the time when tail fins symbolized American success, and the rumble of a V-8 engine was the soundtrack for summer romance, the Woodward Dream Cruise will also be part of Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration, with events and activities for the press and public over a four-day period.

Ford’s Focus Electric partnership creating the solar garage

Buyers of the 2012 Ford Focus Electric may be singing a new hit tune titled Driving Green for Life, if they buy into the deal the automaker has worked out with SunPower to install a rooftop solar system that will power the car up to 1,000 miles per month – no emissions, no coal-burning utility power consumed!

Woodward Avenue: GM’s testing ground for manual transmissions

Woodward Avenue was the first concrete paved boulevard in the world in 1909 and where the first electric traffic light was installed – now it is home to GM’s Woodward Test, which makes sure the manual transmissions in their Camaros and Corvettes will stand up to everything the street racers who buy them can dish out.

President Obama pushes innovations to improve vehicles of the future

Today President Obama was in Holland, Mich., to tour the Johnson Controls-Saft advanced battery facility. Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) exemplifies the kind of plant that is helping America lead the way in a growing industry that is creating jobs because it is the first U.S. plant to make lithium-ion battery cells and systems for hybrid and electric vehicles.

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