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 2013 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ

GM posts a minor gain in September 2012 as Cadillac, GMC stumble

General Motors was one of the weakest auto companies in the US market in September 2012 with a year over year growth of just 1.5% but that slight increase allowed them to beat cross-town rival Ford Motor Company en route to once again being the bestselling automaker in the US by a pretty comfortable margin.
The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

Chrysler posts 30th straight month of growth in September 2012, leads the Detroit 3

The Chrysler Group continued its incredible climb from the grip of bankruptcy in September 2012, posting the 30th straight month where they have posted a year over year improvement in sales figures thanks to a combination of continued improvement in the American auto industry and a lineup that keeps adding popular new models.
A freeze frame shot of the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S at the Ring.

Video of the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S 7:37 Nurburgring lap

A video has hit the internet showing the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S tearing around the famed Nürburgring race course with a time of 7:39.9, putting the new Carrera S in very impressive company in terms of recorded lap times and in fine modern Nürburgring lap times – the German automaker has offered up an awesome video of the lap time being set.
The 2009 Ford Escape

2005-2012 Ford Escape under NHTSA investigation for throttle issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a preliminary investigation into the previous generation of the Ford Escape after receiving a defect petition from the North Carolina Consumers Council alleging that these popular sport utility vehicles could be prone to stalling or surging while being driven.
The Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai Veloster under investigation due to exploding sunroofs

It is not unusual for an automaker to address an issue with the glass sunroof panels breaking but the new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation into the Hyundai Veloster sunroof is one of the more unusual this writer has heard as there seem to be no certain variables that cause the sunroof to break.
The 2013 Dodge Dart

Chrysler announces full details on 41mpg Dodge Dart Aero including price

Thanks to the EPA website and the Mopar lovers at Allpar.com, we knew in the middle of September that the 2013 Dodge Dart Aero would offer 41 miles per gallon but the Chrysler Group has now made a formal announcement on this new super-efficient compact sedan including the special features and a price hundreds below the Chevy Cruze Eco.
The 2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet

The 2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet debuts in Paris, coming to the US 2013 Q1

Audi dropped the details on their newest droptop high performance model back in early September but among the public debuts at the ongoing 2012 Paris Motor Show is the 2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet – including performance figures, fuel economy numbers and the first official pricing for the new topless midsized 2-door.

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