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.
Volkswagen Beetle, Tail of Dragon

Chasing the Tail of the Dragon, VW Beetle Style

The Tail of the Dragon is a portion of US 129, located on the North Carolina / Tennessee border. Its claim to fame is its America's number one motorcycle and sports car road, with 318 curves in 11 miles. This stretch of road has some of the sharpest curves have names like Copperhead Corner, Hog Pen Bend, Wheelie Hell, Shade Tree Corner, Mud Corner, Sunset Corner, Gravity Cavity, Beginner's End, and Brake or Bust Bend.

Volkswagen is testing a super-battery, but how should they use its powers?

The practicality of current electric vehicles on the market, with the exception of the Tesla Model S and its huge battery pack, is inhibited by the energy storage capability of lithium-ion batteries. Volkswagen is working on a new battery that could change the game entirely.
2014 Camaro Z/28 wheel

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Features a Special High Grip Wheel Design

During the internal track testing of the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, the engineering team found that the new Z/28 accelerates and brakes so hard that it was spinning the tires on the rims – forcing GM to come up with a way to keep the tires where they belong during high performance driving.
1993 Corvette ZR1 Spyder Concept Buried

National Corvette Museum Update: Could Be Weeks Before More Cars Come Out

It has been more than a week since we posted an update on the National Corvette Museum sinkhole repair program and that is because no more cars have been removed since last week – but there has been plenty of progress in the effort to remove the final three buried Corvettes from the massive pile of rubble.
The 2015 Ford F150 in Silver

A Look at the Engine Lineup for the 2015 Ford F150 with Possible Power Numbers

Since the 2015 Ford F150 was introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, Ford Motor Company has been a little tight lipped on the details of the engine lineup for the next generation of America’s bestselling vehicle so we thought that today would be a good day to put together what we know for sure to help clear up any current confusions.
The Dodge Challenger Classic badge

Insider: The Next Generation Dodge Challenger Will "Blow Your Socks Off"

I recently had a chance to speak with an individual who has seen the next generation Dodge Challenger and while he wouldn’t give me any real details, he assured me that anyone who loves Mopar muscle cars will love the next Challenger – stating that it was going to “blow my socks off”.
Chevy Camaro ZL1

A 2016 Chevrolet Camaro That Looks Like the 5th Gen Models Could Hurt Sales

The Chevrolet Camaro enthusiasts’ community is eagerly awaiting the debut of the 6th generation Camaro for the 2016 model year and while some are expecting a radically different GM muscle car with the next generation – rumors indicate that the next Camaro might not look all that different from the car in dealerships right now.
Fastest Electric motorcycle

Ohio State University students build one of the world’s top electric racing motorcycles

Electric motorcycles haven’t been around very long and have only been out on the world’s racing circuits for about half a decade. But they’re quickly catching up to their gasoline-powered counterparts, and the Ohio State University is right in the thick of the race to the top.
GM's CEO Barra and former CEO Akerson

GM’s Ignition Recall Lapse - Fines, Investigation and Congressional Probes Oh My!

For the last few years, GM has been on the comeback train by building better quality products and shaking up their product mix. This positive momentum has just been derailed by a huge failure to report a decades old problem and to conduct a timely recall. The recall lapse has all the markings of a train wreck. Here is what you need to know.
2014 VW Beetle upgraded

Mid-season upgrades: 2014 Beetle drops 2.5L, adopts new 1.8T as its base engine

If you have been delaying your Beetle purchase, anticipating the arrival of the new, and much improved 1.8T base engine, your wait is finally over. After launching this remarkable new TSI motor in the 2014 Jetta and Passat, Volkswagen has finally gotten around to making the same transformation for its iconic Beetle. This changeover suddenly makes 2014 Bugs equipped with the old 2.5L archaic and potentially eligible for deep discounting to move quickly off of dealers’ lots.

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