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.
The Hydrogen ICE Powered Corolla is an engineering marvel.

Toyota Was Trail-blazing With The Prius; Will It Reinvent The Auto Industry Again?

In 1997, Toyota introduced the first commercially produced hybrid vehicle, the Prius, starting the electrification movement. Toyota has made an impactful statement by introducing a 3-cylinder hydrogen powered internal combustion engine (ICE) to run a race-spec Corolla. While the sound is reminiscent of a gas-guzzler, it is a much ‘greener’ vehicle from an emissions standpoint. Their President, Aiko Toyoda has made it clear that the future he sees isn’t All electric.
Who controls the high beam function in Tesla?

New Tesla Model Y Owner Reports Autopilot High Beam Issue

Reddit member Jaws12 recently posted that after picking up his brand new Tesla Model Y in Cleveland yesterday, that while on Autopilot his car exited Autopilot after he decided to disable the Auto High Beam function while driving. Only until after he re-enabled the Auto High Beam function could he continue to use Auto Pilot.
Ford Promises to be a leader in electric vehicle pioneering

Ford's Jim Farley Claims In Tweet Today That Focus Has Shifted To Vehicles Plus

Getting its feet wet with the Mustang Mach E and F-150 Lightning, Ford has promised to become a leader in EV technology. Having electric vehicles is well and good, but as Tesla has shown us, it helps to diversify and not just focus on making cars. In a Tweet today, the plan for Ford’s diversification has been shared.
Tesla Cybertruck graphic used in patent application

Tesla User Interface Patent Shows Early Cybertruck and Camper Design and More

A recent tweet alerts Cybertruck aficionados that a “user interface features” patent described using images of an early Cybertruck design is available for reading. Here is a summary of some of the highlights of the interface design and features that shows among other things an early camper addition now known as Cyberlandr.
Tesla Model S Entry Level Will Benefit From Tax Credits

The 2021 Tax Credits Will Take Tesla to the Moon

An Electric Vehicle (EV) tax credit of up to $12,500 is advancing in the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. This 2021 EV Tax Credit is for electric vehicles assembled in the United States and any vehicle with a sticker price below $80,000. Could this be bad for certain Tesla vehicles? Why will Tesla go to the moon with this? What is going to the moon? Let’s find out how this 2021 Tax Credit will benefit Tesla.

Watch Out Tesla, Ford Ranger Was Retrofitted With New FSD Platform For Off-Road Testing

A recent news report by Smart Cities World announces that a pilot program of the first off-road autonomy safety framework was performed using a Ford Ranger and Range Rover retrofitted with a new FSD platform for off-road testing. While the article is not about Ford in particular, it does hint at a potential problem for our Tesla future.
EV Crossovers are a step forward in EV evolution

How Does The Mustang Mach E Stack Up Against Other EVs, Like The Hot Hatch Polestar 2?

The Ford Mustang Mach E is no slouch on the track. Even its non GT version puts most SUVs to shame with a blistering 5.1-second 0-60 and its GT Performance Edition tears down the track with an even more impressive 3.5 second sprint from stop to 60 miles per hour. With such speeds, how does it compare to its competition like the Polestar 2, XC40 Recharge, muscle cars, like my Challenger, or even the Jeep Wrangler 4xe?
3 All Electric SUVs

How The Volvo XC40 Recharge Compares To Other SUVs, Like The Jeep Wrangler 4xe

When I think of SUVs, I think of vehicles like the Jeep Wrangler, Ford Bronco, or Mercedes G-wagon. I typically don’t give much thought to Volvo, but I really should. Volvo’s XC40 Recharge is not just a handsome SUV, it’s got plenty of features that make it one of the safest SUVs on the market, and it’s faster than the Volkswagen ID.4.

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