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.
The 2015 Ford F150 in Silver

2015 Ford F150 Sees Pricing Increases Across the Board - Some Huge

The introduction of any new generation of a popular vehicle is likely to come with a price hike so we knew that the 2015 Ford F150 would be sporting some sort of increase in pricing, but with the first pieces of the pricing puzzle announced, the new F150 lineup has gotten more expensive from top to bottom - with the most expensive models seeing the biggest increases.

The Hansen Art Hellcat Charger Shooting Brake is the Dodge Magnum We All Want

The Dodge community has collectively mourned the loss of the Magnum sport wagon since it was killed off in 2008, but the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Shooting Brake rendering done by Hansen Art could be a 707 horsepower muscle wagon that we could all love…albeit only in our dreams.

Z51 3LT Coupe Most Popular 2014 Chevrolet Corvette, Torch Red Top Color

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette was offered in four basic trimlines with three equipment groups for each and through the entire model year, the Z51 3LT coupe is the most popular configuration of the C7 Stingray – while Torch Red was the most commonly chosen color among the 37,288 2014 Corvettes sold.

Production of the 2015 Ford Mustang is Finally, Officially Underway

After much speculation as to when the 2015 Ford Mustang fastback and convertible would begin rolling off of the Flat Rock Assembly line, Ford Motor Company announced this morning that today is officially the start of production for the next generation pony car – meaning that the first 2015 Mustangs intended for public sale will be completed by day’s end.

GM Built More 2014 Corvette Stingrays than 2012 and 2013 combined

General Motors recently offered up a breakdown of sales figures for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and with 37,288 units built for the first model year of the C7, 2014 was one of the best model years for Corvette production in the past few decades – with more Corvettes built for 2014 than were built for 2012, 2013 and most of 2011 combined.

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Other GM Models Recalled Over Steering Risks

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro and several other GM vehicles over a concern that the bolts holding together the steering assembly and portions of the front suspension may not have been properly tightened – possibly leading to a sudden loss of control while driving.

Michigan startup claims to double energy density with solid-state battery

The finish line is not yet in sight in the race for a drastic lithium-ion battery breakthrough, and many competitors claim to be in the running. The latest company to emerge from the shadows is a University of Michigan spin-off called Sakti3. Should we remember the name?

A Ford Mustang with a 10-Speed Automatic Transmission Seems Crazy, but Possible

The 2015 Ford Mustang will come with the buyer’s choice of a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, but the current direction of Ford’s internal transmission program leading to a 10-speed automatic transmission for the future F Series pickup – we could also see a Mustang in the future packing a 10-speed automatic transmission.

Ford F150 Production Stops as Dearborn Prepares for the Aluminum 2015 Models

This past Saturday, the very last 2014 Ford F150 pickup rolled off of the assembly line at the Dearborn Truck Plant and with production halted, the crews responsible for preparing the plant to build the new aluminum bodied 2015 F150 scramble to get the line back in action as quickly as possible.
Hellcat speedometer 202

Watch the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Hit 202mph on the Dyno

The performance world was surprised to hear that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat would fall short of a 200 mile per hour top speed, but a video of the 707hp Mopar muscle car on the K&N dyno shows the beast hitting 202 miles per hour – leading many to question the seemingly official top speed of 199 miles per hour.
2015 Ram 3500

2015 Ram 3500 Packs More Torque, Better Capabilities Than the 2015 Ford F350

The 2015 Ford F350 Super Duty was expected to be the most powerful truck in the segment, but the 2015 Ram 3500 has gotten a bump in torque for the new model year that bests the Ford by just a touch and the Chevy Silverado by a ton – while the Ram continues to be the most capable one ton truck in America in terms of payload and towing as well.

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Versus the World in Cost, Performance

We announced last week that the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 comes with a stunningly low base MSRP of just $78,995 and after receiving a few complaints about me referring to the new super-Vette as a bargain, I wanted to offer up a closer look at how the new Corvette Z06 compares to other cars with similar performance and/or a similar price.

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