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.
Mercedes-Benz battery pack

Research says policies and subisides for plug-ins wrong

A new paper from research professors at Carnegie Mellon University, Arizona State University, and an engineer at the RAND Corporation says that subsidies and policies targeting plug-ins with small battery packs would produce more benefits at lower cost. Contrary to current policies and subsidization schemes.
DIY Plug-in Hybrid conversion kit for any car

MTSU research team develops DIY plug-in hybrid conversion kit for nearly any car

An affordable DIY plug-in hybrid conversion kit, developed by a team at Middle Tennessee State Univ, that is installable on nearly any car, could increase the number of electrified vehicles on the road, and could allows anyone to electrify the car of their choosing.
The 2013 ALMS SRT Viper GTS-R Race Cars

The driver roster has been set for the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R ALMS debut

TorqueNews recently brought you the news that the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R would make its return to racing at the American LeMans Series event on August 4th at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course and today we have a full look at the four drivers who will help reintroduce the Viper to endurance racing.
REMA SAE DC Fast Charging plug and socket

SAE DC Fast Charging becoming real with REMA announcing UL listed plug and socket

Fast charging for electric cars should be a huge boost to electric car adoption, if there is widespread deployment of fast charging stations, and an announcement that REMA will begin manufacturing SAE DC Fast Charging plugs and sockets takes us a step closer to that day.
Carroll Shelby Now and Then

Carroll Shelby's children and estranged wife come to terms on his remains

We reported over a month ago that the children of Carroll Shelby were locked in a legal battle with the legend’s estranged wife Cleo Shelby over what to do with Mr. Shelby’s remains and it seems that he will finally be laid to rest as the two groups have come to terms on how to handle his remains.

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