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.
Mad Mike at the Diecast Hall of Fame ceremony

Diecast Hall of Fame Honors Paul Walker, Mad Mike and Amanda Rall

This past weekend, the Diecast Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony at Super Toy Con in Las Vegas, honoring those folks who play a part in the history and the future of the diecast car world – including the late Paul Walker, Galpin Autos’ Mad Mike, Hot Wheels designer Steve Vandervate, diecast historian Joe Wiggins and well-known collector (my wife) Amanda Rall.
2015 Ford Mustang GT in Guard

2015 Ford Mustang, Focus and Escape Recalled in Hot States for Faulty Door Latches

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for the 2015 Ford Mustang fastback along with a handful of other Ford and Lincoln vehicles from the 2013 through 2016 model years in areas around the US with the highest temperatures – affecting roughly 830,000 vehicles in 16 states.
VW cars settlement

For VW, Dieselgate Settlement Seems To Be A Never-Ending Story As New Reports Appear Of The Scandal’s Depth

Like a never-ending story, the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal keeps on going. And, just when you think there’s finally a conclusion and settlement compensation in horizon, it all unravels and starts up again. For example, for the longest time, the assumption has been - among observers - that VW used one piece of code (computer software) to enable its vehicles to pass U.S. emissions standards.
2017 Camaro ZL1 performance numbers

2017 Camaro ZL1 Rated Slower than the Hellcat Challenger, but Less Expensive

General Motors has announced some preliminary performance numbers for the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and, surprisingly, the supercharged GM muscle car is a few tenths of a second slower than the supercharged Mopar muscle car – based strictly on manufacturer’s official claims.
Car Airbag

Takata Isn't Alone in Airbag Crisis, ARC-Made Inflator Explosion in Hyundai Elantra Causes Huge Probe

For more than 18 months, whenever an airbag problem has been reported, the assumption has been that the device was made by Takata. That is no longer the case as 8 million ARC-made airbag inflators face a probe by Canadian and U.S. safety investigators.