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.
ZOE Charger for EV owners

A Brilliant and Simple Idea To Improve Charging Station Efficiency for Electric Car Drivers

Here is a case. Electric car is parked at a charging station and fully charged. It has been two hours and the owner has not returned yet. Other EVs are not able to charge. What do you do? Here is, what I think a brilliant and a very simple idea charging stations can implement to improve EV charging efficient and avoid issues like this.
electric car fast charger

3 Things We Will See Happen, If People Show Demand For Electric Cars

EPA estimate shows the cost of electric cars exceeds the social cost of carbon. If we want to reduce emissions by 80 percent by 2050 governments need to almost completely remove carbon from transportation, this means from electric cars like Nissan LEAF, Tesla Model S, Chevy Volt, BMW i3 or Prius Plug In. How do we reconcile this?
2016 Infiniti Q50

The 2016 Infiniti Q50 Packs 400 Twin Turbocharged Horsepower

Last night at a small holiday party in the Metro Detroit area, Infiniti rolled out the 2016 Q50 sedan in the high performance Red Sport 400 trimline, packing 400 horsepower from a new twin turbocharged V6 engine and the buyer’s choice of rear- or all-wheel drive – creating what should be a very entertaining luxury sedan.
Tesla Autopilot

The Reason Why Tesla May Curtail Model S Autopilot Capabilities in The Upcoming Update

A bit of bad news for Tesla Model S owners with autopilot. Looks like Tesla is planning to severely curtail the capabilities of autopilot in the next software upgrade (7.1). Reason is given as 'crazy behavior' of some of the Model S owners abusing the version 7.0 of the autopilot which was released in October, writes one EV owner at Electric Vehicle Assn. of Alberta (EVAA).
Nissan LEAF Double Batter Increases Range

This Company Offers To Install Double Batteries on Nissan LEAF Increasing Range to 160 Miles

A company, named Hybrid Industries, has posted a message on Los Angeles Craigs List offering to install double batteries on any Nissan LEAF increasing range to 160 miles on a single charge. The announcement says they can prove it works. The price is 6,500 dollars and this announcement has promoted an active debate in SF Bay Area Nissan LEAF Owners' group on Facebook.

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