Latest 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 New 2021 Rivian R1S SUV by Rivian Media

Rivian R1S SUV: This is How the Americans Take on Range Rover SVAutobiography: Get Your Autograph Book Ready, Land Rover!

OPINION ANALYSIS: Rivian Automotive, the once Clandestine now Maverick Electric Pickup Truck Maker added another BEV to its portfolio, a full sized three rower SUV called R1S. I’m so glad they made it nice and boxy and conservative and all BEV. All they need to do now is stretch that battery tray and back seat room, bespoke it out, make it LWB, send it upmarket past Bentley and Rolls, and let it sit next to Rover SVAutobiography, to let their brand take off, and let the doe roll in.
The Now Extinct Chevy Volt by GM Media

Ode to Chevy Volt: the Car that Started as Green Electroshock Therapy Rightfully Ends with Barely a Spark

OPINION ANALYSIS: America’s first plug in hybrid, a segment opening PHEV was put to death recently, the Chevrolet Volt was a cutting edge trailblazing vehicle that bridged the gap between siphoning off gas and waiting for battery technology to improve before pushing on to an all electric car world. So cancelling it seems counterintuitive. It is not. Actually Volt was a great accidental/incidental transition vehicle who’s time came and was way gone.
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Looks Perfect in Every Way

Yesterday morning, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator made its grand debut at the 2018 Los Angeles International Auto Show and based on what we can see and read about the long-awaited Wrangler pickup, the FCA engineers have given the community what they wanted – incorporating everything that makes the Wrangler so popular into a midsized pickup.
2019 VW Golf

For 13th Time, VW Golf Family Wins Car And Driver ‘10Best’ Award

For the 13th straight year, Volkswagen's Golf Family of vehicles -- e-Golf, Golf, GTI, AllTrack, SportWagen, and Golf R -- has been chosen as one of the 10Best car lines. The line will appear in the January edition of Car and Driver where the editors of the magazine lay out their case for the award.
T-Lazy Ranch CO Model X crash on Twitter and Model X Courtesy Tesla

Horrific Colorado Tesla Crash Proves Not Only Tesla Built Means Safety, But Also a Happier Holiday Season

Traditional and conventional engineering wisdom dictated for years that the purpose of a Mercedes Benz was to enable you to withstand a crash, so that you can survive to buy another Mercedes. Perhaps that conventional thinking now also applies to a Tesla. Five kids driving and riding in a high speed Tesla crash their Model X into a tree and creek. The car was destroyed. Fatalities: 0. The hero: the Tesla.
2017 Cadillac CT6 Low Front Corner

Cadillac to Discontinue CT6 after 2019, Twin Turbo V8 Still Coming

After announcing earlier this week that the Detroit Hamtramck plant where the Cadillac CT6 is built would be “unallocated” sometime next year, the company has confirmed that the CT6 will be discontinued after 2019, but before it races off into the sunset, the twin turbo V8-powered CT6-V will reach showrooms.
EA's High Speed Charging System

Popular Science Names Electrify America’s Charging System 'Best Of What’s New'

Electrify America, the Volkswagen subsidiary charged with expanding or creating more zero emissions infrastructure, has been awarded Popular Science 'Best of What's New" for 2018. Specifically, PopSci called out EA's high-speed charging stations and the special tech. that they use.
2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Costs $230 More than a Comparable 2018

The 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has a much lower starting price than the 2018 models due to the removal of several key standard features, but even when you equip the 2019 version with the same basic features as the previous model year, the new, more-powerful Hellcat Challenger does cost a bit less.
Berkwood Resources graphite maker

Graphite’s Role in EV Battery Production and Industry Wide Expectations

If by 2025 one in six new cars sold in the world will be electric this means the world will need more EV batteries for electric cars. This means the car manufacturers will need more Graphite to build EV batteries. Torque News spoke with Tom Yingling, the president of Berkwood Resources Ltd. who told us that many battery and auto manufactures have reached out to them and are waiting for their graphite resource report to come out.
The 2020 Rivian R1T All Electric Pickup Truck

The Rivian R1T Suddenly and Impressively Becomes the World’s First All-Electric Pickup Truck. Not Ford. Not Tesla.

Unveil Review: Rivian Automotive, the Michigan based startup that for ten years carefully, but secretly planned to find the right vehicle, at the right time, and at the right moment, to launch an all BEV the world hasn’t seen, seemed to find the right recipe to unveil that vehicle NOW, as they launched something that Tesla had expectations of doing first: to launch the first all electric pickup truck in the world. And Rivian did it. Not Ford. Not Tesla. This is a game changer . . .

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