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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.
Kia Soul EV charging its battery

EV Owners' Verdict on EV Battery Life Expectancy

At what mileage/kilometers on the odometer would you all deem EV is getting old? "Ultimately I am curious what the life expectancy is on one of these vehicles. I know you can continuously replace EV Battery Cells as they go bad rather than changing the entire battery pack," asks one Kia Soul EV owner in one of the popular electric car groups on Facebook, which actively discussed EV battery life expectancy.
New Mazda Miata

2019 Miata Will Be the Most Powerful of All Time Due To These Aggressive Changes

The current “ND” iteration of Mazda’s legendary Miata sports car will benefit from a few changes in the 2019 model year. Perhaps most notably, the 2019 Miata will have the most powerful engine ever put in the model, and will rip up to a new 7500rpm redline.
Mattel Hot Wheels

Mattel Hot Wheels Celebrating 50 Years: Value Enjoyed Both By Children and Adults

Mattel's Hot Wheels toy cars are 50 years old. I was 10 years old in 1968 when Hot Wheels hit the market. They were the biggest thing to hit since Mt. Vesuvius erupted. My friends and I were crazy for them. The Saturday morning ads were very powerful and fueled our interest.
Tesla Model S and insuring Tesla

If Tesla Build In-House Insurance Here Is What It Needs To Succeed

Tesa is developing its InsureMyTesla insurance program and further expanding it. Later in 2018 Alex Tsetsenekos, Head of North America for Tesla's new Managing General Agency, InsureMyTesla, will be joining the discussion to deliver the closing keynote presentation, Building a Customer Centric Insurance Company for Tesla, on October 3. I spoke with some Tesla Model S owners and here is what they said Tesla needs for them to switch to Tesla's own insurance program.
EV Battery Pack 1200x900 size

Interesting Announcement from Honda and GM to Make EV Batteries Even Cheaper, More Powerful

There is a very interesting development to from Honda and the General Motors to make electric car batteries even cheaper and more powerful. At least Honda is getting more serious about EVs, not just fulfilling compliance requirements. GM may move beyond The Volt and Bolt.

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