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.
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Tesla To Have The Best Headlights on The Market

Your headlights are one of your vehicle’s most important safety features: their brightness can be the difference between a clear view of the road ahead at night and the ability to detect other vehicles, pedestrians, animals, and obstacles and react in time to avoid them, and avoid being involved in an unfortunate collision because you weren’t able to see in the darkness. Tesla is updating the entire Model S, 3, X, and Y lineup with exterior and interior tweaks, as part of its overall update-refresh.
Head Gasket Tutorial for Non-mechanics

Avoid Getting Scammed With This Blown Head Gasket Tutorial for Non-Mechanics

Here’s an informative head gasket tutorial video for non-mechanics that will explain “…what a head gasket is, what it does, symptoms of a blown head gasket leak, what a valve cover gasket is, what it does, and what questions to ask when you are told you have a blown head gasket…” so that you can avoid a common and expensive scam.
Driving safe under FSD can be done.

Honest Safe Driving Tips With Tesla’s FSD Beta That Could Change Everything

Here is a must-watch video by a Tesla owner demonstrating Tesla’s FSD Beta 10.01 with the most sensible---if not most honest---commentary on what it takes to drive with FSD Beta safely and how it compares to earlier versions of FSD. This video is highly recommended due to it appears to be one of the most honest Tesla-owner driving experiences on video that should help non-Tesla owners understand the limitations of FSD better, and what it takes for current Tesla owners to drive safely under FSD.
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Mercedes, VW, Ford, Stellantis and Panasonic expand its EV battery production capacity

The shift toward electric cars seems to be far quicker than any of us could imagine. While some may say that the number of sold EVs is still unconvincing compared with the number of sold ICE-powered cars (apparently, only 1 in 250 vehicles on the road is electric), one must say that the investments into the EV tech only grow.
Tesla FSD 10.1 Wide Release

Tesla FSD 10.1 Wide Release - The Most Important Moment in Tesla's History

Tesla is about to do a wide release of its FSD 10.1. This will mean much more than the current 2,000 beta testers will start to be able to used Tesla FSD and be able to send data to train Tesla's neural net. This is likely the most important moment in Tesla's history.
Tesla Model Y

Good News for Tesla: 20% of All Cars Sold Worldwide Will Be EVs by 2025

Electric transportation is a win-win: it meets customer needs, provides environmental benefits, and supports the world’s energy security. Around the world, by the year 2025 20% of all new cars sold globally will be electric, according to the latest forecast by the investment bank UBS. That will leap to 40% by 2030, and by 2040 virtually every new car sold globally will be electric, says UBS.
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GM Unveils Three Electric Motors, Promises They Will Power All-Electric Future

General Motors is building an all-electric future with its Ultium battery technology, but we didn't hear much about the electric motors powering it. The company has addressed that by unveiling three different electric motors that will not only be mated to these batteries, but will also power GM into the future.
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Tesla New Record: Recycling 100% of its Batteries

For decades, the few electric vehicles that were on the road were powered by lead-acid batteries. The latest models, with their lighter weight and longer range, use lithium-ion batteries, just like most laptops and cell phones. In either case, the batteries that power electric cars can be recycled. The idea of recycling used-up electric-car batteries makes sense because using recycled material in battery production is far cheaper and less environmentally damaging than mining new material.
Check your repair estimates with a Haynes manual.

Second Opinion Reveals One Bad Repair and Two Toyota Dealer Scams

Here is one example of misfeasance and two examples of malfeasance to learn from as a reminder that you should always seek a second opinion before---and sometimes even afterward---when having your car serviced or repaired. Plus, instruction on how to check for a head gasket leak and how to properly add new coolant to a vehicle to avoid a blown head gasket.
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Elon Musk Confirms ‘Vector-Space Birds Eye View’ Coming To All Tesla Vehicles Next Month

Tesla has currently released the company's latest vector-space birds-eye view visualization to FSD Beta testers. However, Elon Musk now says the mind of the car visualization will be released to all Tesla vehicles, including ones in Europe, next month.
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Ford Invests $50 Million Into Battery Recycler Redwood Materials

Ford's strong commitment to the EV market is unquestioned, but while models like the Mustang Mach-E and the 2022 F-150 Lightning are doing a good job of making consumers aware of the technology, the company is also beefing up its supply network with Ford revealing that it's investing $50 million into the upstart battery recycling firm Redwood Materials
"Mechanic in a Can" solution to a common engine problem.

Easy Solution to a Common Toyota Hybrid Engine Problem That is Also a Scam

If you are a Toyota Hybrid car owner or looking to buy a used Toyota Hybrid, the chances are good that you will eventually have to deal with a common engine problem that costs approximately $5,000 to repair. However, here is an easy alternative solution that costs about $35 recommended by some mechanics. Plus, discover whether Toyota Hybrid repair and maintenance is beyond the shadetree mechanic’s paygrade.