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.
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.
Toyota Tacoma owner learns he was scammed by a garage.

How Some Car Repair Garages Hide Their Brake Repair Scam And What You Can Do About It

Not all brake repair scams are obvious. Especially when the car repair center or garage appears to be saving your day, but is actually going after your savings. Here’s one example of how some dishonest service techs and mechanics manage to gouge you with a brake repair scam that is hidden in the paperwork. As an added bonus, this article is also a warning to Tacoma owners about one common problem that should be monitored regularly in their vehicle.
Prius transaxle fluid can reveal a lot about a car's health

How to Inspect The Transmission Fluid on a Used Prius

Looking to buy an older model used Prius, but not sure how to inspect the transaxle fluid to see what kind of problems may be lurking in the purchase? Here’s an informative video by a popular Toyota Maintenance channel that demonstrates where to find the transaxle drain and filler plugs and what the color in the transmission fluid could look like after 176,000 miles, telling you something about the car’s history.

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