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.
The Corolla Furia Concept. Image courtesy of Toyota.

The concept cars of NYIAS or the automotive future at the crossroads

There are two kinds of people who attend auto shows – those who plan to buy a new car soon and want to see them all in one place to make comparisons and narrow their choices or those who simply want to be thrilled by the latest models and especially the ground-breaking concepts that herald the cars of the future.
Image from the NICB video. Desktop picture from NICB site.

Staged accidents with Big Rigs foreshadow tragedy [video]

It was 20 years ago that Mother Jones warned us about swoop-and-squat insurance fraud, but now the masterminds targeting the insurance industry have found a mark with much deeper pockets – the over-the-road truckers who, due to the size and potential havoc the big rigs could cause, are required to carry massive amounts of liability insurance.
 BMW 1 Series M Coupe

New BMW 1 Series M Coupe coming, xDrive M6 Gran Coupe is not

According to BMW M Division boss Dr. Friedrich Nitschke, the company is very likely to build a successor to the insanely popular and incredibly awesome BMW 1 Series M Coupe in the future – but we should not hold out hope for an all wheel drive version of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe that debuted earlier this year in Detroit.
Henrik Fisker speaks about the Fisker Karma

Henrik Fisker resigns - possibly signaling the beginning of the end for Fisker Automotive

While details are currently limited, Fisker Automotive announced this morning that company co-founder, lead designer and company namesake Henrik Fisker has resigned as the executive chairman of Fisker Automotive – with his immediate departure from the company that bears his name leaving us wondering if the end is near for the innovative luxury EV builder.
2002 Ford Explorer

Feds close rollaway investigation for 1.56 million Ford SUVs

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed an investigation that included over 1.56 million Ford Motor Company sport utility vehicles over a concern that these vehicles could roll away – and the investigation has been closed without the feds requiring a recall or any further action by Ford.

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