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.
How you haul your bike affects your gas mileage says study.

Consumer Reports Analysts Find That Bicycles Can Significantly Affect Your Car’s Gas Mileage

Did you know that bicycle racks can lower your vehicle’s miles per gallon by as much as twenty-eight percent?! That’s nothing to scoff at for cycling enthusiasts who plan to take their favorite bikes with them during a summer road trip. Here’s what Consumer Reports analysts found on vehicle types and bike rack types that are the most and the least affected from aerodynamic drag while traveling with your bicycles attached to your car. Plus, a YouTube review on the best bike racks for SUVs and cars.
Ford Motor Company

Ford’s July Sales Numbers Reveal Some Good News And Some Bad News

With chip shortages and other production issues, as expected, Ford’s retails sales are down 37% compared to July 2020. EV sales, led by Mustang Mach-E continue to grow incrementally for Ford as they also see brisk advance orders for Ford Maverick and F-150 Lightning. Bronco and Bronco Sport lead the way for Ford heading into remaining part of 2021.
Transmission oil and filter change can be as simple as an engine oil and filter change

Servicing Your Vehicle’s Automatic Transmission Can Be a DIY Project That Saves You Money

Transmission service does not always require a licensed mechanic with specialized tools to do the job correctly. In fact, in many cases it is almost as easy as changing your engine oil and filter. Here’s a well-made video about how servicing an automatic transmission is basically done that can save you hundreds of dollars by doing it yourself; or at the very least, provide you with an understanding of what is involved so that you do not get gouged by a service center or garage.
Sealed Automatic Transmissions do need to be flushed.

The Sealed Automatic Transmission Flush Deception Revealed by a Mechanic

To flush or not to flush---that is the question a former car dealer and now-popular YouTube channel mechanic answers as he explains the sealed automatic transmission deception to car owners and why spending $200 in fluid is a much more sensible approach than spending six to eight thousand dollars for a new transmission.
White exhaust is a strong sign of blown head gasket problem.

Consumer Reports Mechanics Advise Avoiding These Models Known for Blowing a Gasket

Consumer Reports mechanics listed 9 models you should keep an eye on if you are a current owner (or totally avoid, if you are looking to buy a used car among the models listed) and want to significantly decrease your risk of having to pay for one of the three biggest repair bills common to cars.

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