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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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.
Tesla FSD Beta v.10

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.
Redwood Materials sign

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.
Tesla Semi Truck

Serious Competition Arise for the Tesla Semi in Europe

A potentially significant new player has emerged in the Semi-trailer truck arena, which could prove to be significant competition for the Tesla Semi. The company Futuricum (www.futuricum.com) has just presented in society a new Semi Truck that, in fact, has just broken a Guiness record in "Greatest distance by electric rigid truck, single charge".
BMW S58 Engine

Insight into BMW's G80 M3 Engine. What Made It So Good?

The idea of combining commuter convenience and sports car enjoyment has always been fascinating. Many tried, few did it as well as BMW with their M3. Every single model from 1986 had been well-received by the motoring public. The new G80, released in 2020, was the biggest, heaviest, but at the same time fastest. It even had better fuel consumption than the previous F80 M3. Now, while driving dynamics are subjective, engine performance is not. And these facts point to a superb powerplant within.
2021 VW ID3 vs 1989 IRVW Future

Fascinating similarities between the 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 and 1989 Volkswagen Futura Concept

I have heard, more than once, that Volkswagen ID3 looks a bit like a "nineties concept car ". This has almost become a meme in the weird world of EV enthusiasts. Well, whoever started the rumor couldn't be closer to reality. As some already pointed out, the Volkswagen ID3 does look a lot like a concept car from 30 years ago – it looks suspiciously similar to the 1989 Volkswagen Futura Concept at that. Check out this collage we prepared for you.
FSD Tesla

Elon Musk Praises The Feedback Mind-Blowing Improvements of Tesla's FSD Version V10

To anyone accustomed to conventional cars, just naming the Autopilot concept might sound like something out of science fiction. In the case of the low percentage of people who know something about electric vehicles, there is even some possibility that they have heard of FSD, or Full Self Driving, from Tesla.

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