Latest 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.
Mercedes E-Class Shifter

Actually Mercedes-Benz E-Class' Shifter Is Awsome

Recently, Consumer Reports released a report that detailed how confusing shifters have gotten on cars with automatic transmissions. It called out more than a dozen manufacturers for using shift levers it claims are difficult to use, even going to far as to stop recommending the Chrysler 300, the Lexus CT200h, and both the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and GLE. But while the report makes several good points, I can’t agree with it entirely. Because Mercedes’ column shifter is actually awesome.
Corvette active aero patent filings

The Corvette could soon get an Elaborate Active Aerodynamics Package

General Motors has filed for a patent with the US government for an elaborate active aerodynamics package which is displayed in the filing on a C7 Corvette – with the fine print detailing an array of adjustable components which adapt to the vehicle’s motion based on a variety of inputs.
Chevy Bolt

Chevy Bolt vs Chevy Volt - Is Chevy Bolt Going to Cannibalize on Chevy Volt Sales?

Is the Chevy Bolt going to cannibalize on Chevy Volt sales? It seems like GM is actually competing with itself when you look at the deliverables of these two vehicles in my opinion. At the moment, we have 40 to 50 miles of electric range with the 2017 Chevy Volt and 240 miles of EV Range in the Chevy Bolt.
HHP 915 screen shot

High Horse Performance sets another Dodge Hellcat 1/4-mile Record

This past weekend at Cecil County Dragway in Maryland, the High Horse Performance team brought their familiar white Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat out for the first time of the season and the results were very good – with Josh Schwartz and the Top Cat Challenger setting the new record for the world’s quickest Hellcat car.
2016 GT350 Mustang

Shelby GT350 Mustang Owners Suing Ford for Overheating Issues on the Track

The law firm Hagens Berman announced yesterday that in cooperation with Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, they will be representing a group of 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang owners who have filed a class action suit against Ford Motor Company due to the fact that their muscle cars are prone to overheating transmissions and differentials – forcing the car into limp mode and putting the drivers at risk.

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