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.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Autonomous Drive Nissan LEAF

Prime Minister of Japan rides in first Autonomous Drive public road test for Nissan LEAF

The Nissan LEAF outfitted with Autonomous Drive made its first public road test in Japan with the country's Prime Minister as its passenger. Obviously a big moment for the technology Nissan plans to roll out in just a few years. Watch video of the drive here.
2014 Corvette runs 9s

Watch the First 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to Run a 9 Second Quarter Mile (Video)

It seems like the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray just started shipping to dealerships around the country but there is already footage online of a C7 Stingray running a 9 second quarter mile – an incredible feat considering how little time tuning shops and drivers have had to work with the car since its debut.
Ken Block Gymkhana Six Ford Fiesta

Ken Block Rolls Out His New Gymkhana Six with Lamborghinis, Segways and the Ford Fiesta

This morning brought about the long awaited debut of Ken Block’s Gymkhana Six and while this newest video features all of the amazing tire shredding, high adrenaline driving of the previous five Gymkhana videos – Gymkhana Six takes a more traditional approach with the help of a crane, a couple Lamborghini Aventador coupes, a couple segways and a whole bunch of shipping containers.
2014 Honda Civic

Honda's direct North American employment exceeds 28,000 in 2013

For those 'old school' Made in America automotive enthusiasts, read on as 28,000 of your friends and neighbors work for Honda manufacturing with an additional 148,000 employed by the Honda brand dealership networks and distributors. Honda of North America had no "measurable" manufacturing related layoffs during the economic meltdown. No other automotive based manufacture in the U.S. can make that claim.
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302

The Final Weekly Forza Motorsport 5 List Update Adds 35 More Vehicles

The newest weekly vehicle list update for Forza Motorsport 5 has been released and with 34 more cars and 1 sport utility vehicle included this week, the running total of vehicles officially included in Forza 5 has risen to 208 vehicles – meaning that there are bound to be lots of surprises when the game arrives alongside the new Xbox One later this month.
1956 Ford F100 Snakebit

Gene Simmons Unveils Shelby Powered 1956 Ford F100 for Charity at SEMA

Amidst all of the customized production vehicles in the large Ford display at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas is the unique customized 1956 Ford F100 pickup shown above – which was unveiled by rock legend Gene Simmons and his lovely wife Shannon Tweed with a destination of the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction where the custom classic truck will be auctioned off for charity.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled for Electric Gremlins

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that a collection of 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicles are being recalled over a concern that an electric system issue could cause some safety systems to not function as expected – increasing the likelihood of an accident in the worst case scenario.
Acura RLX at 2014 SEMA

'Evasive' Acura gives BMW, Lexus and Mercedes a run for the money at SEMA Show

For Acura enthusiasts demanding “ high end” performance and handling in a quality engineered 4 door sedan, Evasive Motorsports of Santa Fe Springs, Ca., presents a toe to toe middleweight contender in the “ executive” sports sedan class at the 2013 Las Vegas, Nev. SEMA Show.
Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo concept (

GM Brings Three Attractive Customized 2014 Corvette Stingrays to SEMA

Among the sprawling Chevrolet Performance display at the 2013 SEMA Show is a trio of 2014 Corvette Stingrays which have been customized to make the gorgeous new Vette even hotter – with two models focusing on the needs of different geographic regions while the third shows off the automakers cooperation with the video game series Gran Turismo.

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