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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.
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.
The 2013 Chevrolet Spark

The European 2013 Chevrolet Spark debuts in Paris with a familiar design

While the majority of the news coming from the 2012 Paris Motor Show this week relates to European automakers, the American automakers are well represented at the French auto show including the 2013 Chevrolet Spark for the European market that sports a similar look to the tiny Spark subcompact available in the USA.
The Chevy Volt charging door and logo with a gas line sign in the background

Chevy Volt posts best sales month ever in September-continues to thump Nissan Leaf

The Chevrolet Volt had its best month ever in September 2012 and for the 8th straight month the electric Chevy has badly outsold the Nissan Leaf - this time by a margin of almost 3 to 1 as the Japanese competition continues to try to fill the preorders made more than 3 years ago.
The 2012 Toyota GT86 TRD

The 2012 Toyota GT86 TRD debuts new accessories in Paris

The 2012 Paris Motor Show brought about the introduction of the Subaru BRZ XT Line Concept and not to be outdone, Toyota brought out their own tuned up version of the joint venture rear drive sports coupe but unlike the Subaru, the GT86 TRD on display in Paris is fitted entirely with goodies that will be available via the European Toyota Racing Development catalog.

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