Automotive 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.

SAE 2011 World Congress more important to auto industry than ever

Along with all the technology displays, the very existence of the SAE World Congress at Detroit’s Cobo Center has proven once again its importance to the auto industry. The on-floor video report also includes a look at using a human-computer interface to input real movements of automotive assembly into the virtual world for study and process efficiency.

EPA praises Toyota’s commitment to environmental excellence

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA), its 2011 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of continued leadership in environmental protection through energy efficiency and management. TEMA received the award at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. April 12.

Driving costs increase for 2011, says AAA, but that's not counting gas

It's more expensive to drive this year, says the American Automobile Association, but it's not what you think. Costs are up by an average of 1.9 cents per mile to 58.5 cents per mile led by the cost of tires, and the improved overall average gas mileage didn't offset the increased fuel prices...but that was before prices started the recent rapid rise.
2011 Ford Fusion

A review of one of America’s best-selling cars - the 2011 Ford Fusion

Over the past year, the 2011 Ford Fusion has been one of the bestselling cars in the US market with both standard gas and hybrid variants taking on the best of what Japan has to offer, helping Ford Motor Company to become the sales leader in the US and recently, I had a chance to spend some time in a 2011 Fusion.

Nissan investigating no-start problem with 2011 Leaf electric vehicle

Today, Nissan was able to resume normal production of the 2011 Leaf exactly a month after the earthquake rocked Japan on March 11th but as the Japanese automaker prepares to ramp up production and delivery of the electric vehicle – they are forced to deal with reports from Japan and the US about the Leaf’s electric drivetrain failing to start.