Auto 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.

GM Drops a Big Surprise - 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Gets 8-speed Transmission

Although it was widely expected that the “base model” Chevrolet Corvette Stingray wouldn’t get the new 8-speed automatic transmission from the 2015 Corvette Z06 until the 2016 model year – General Motors announced the big news this morning that the 2015 model year Corvette Stingray coupes and convertibles would be available with the new 8-speed gearbox.
The Mopar 14 Dodge Challenger

The Mopar 14 Dodge Challenger Sells Out in One Day

The customizable Mopar 14 version of the Dodge Challenger that was introduced at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas is completely sold out after just one day in the order bank – with all 100 units planned for production having been ordered and configured to the prospective owners’ tastes to create the rarest modern Challengers to date.

Ford Mustang Owner Arrested for Trashing Churchill Downs Infield

A Ford Mustang owner who was hired as a temporary contractor working on the grandstands at the legendary Churchill Downs horse racing facility in Louisville Kentucky was arrested earlier this week when he was caught doing donuts in the infield of the track in his trusty pony car – a move which resulted in a felony charge.

Ford Invests $500 Million for 2015 F150 EcoBoost Production

When the 2015 Ford F150 arrives later this year, it will feature a new 2.7L EcoBoost engine which the Motor Company believes will be the most efficient half ton truck engine on the market and to prepare for production of that super efficient twin turbocharged V6, Ford has invested $500 million into the Lima Engine facility in Ohio.

The 1.5 Millionth Corvette is Out of the Sinkhole - Battered but Better than Others

The team working on the extraction process at the National Corvette Museum was able to remove the 1.5 millionth Chevrolet Corvette from the debris in the sinkhole and while it was badly damaged, it wasn’t anywhere near as bad as the ZR-1 Spyder Concept as it appears that the majority of the car is still intact.
Mary Barra

GM's Boy's Club has Thrown Mary Barra to the Government Wolves

There was much jubilation when it was announced that Mary Barra was named the first female CEO of a major global automaker – making her the most powerful woman in the world – but as Barra has become the face of the GM ignition cylinder recalls, it looks more and more each day like the “boy’s club” at GM has offered her up to be sacrificed for the mistakes of past company leaders.

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