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 Dodge Durango

Chrysler recalls 2013 Dodge Durango 7-passenger models over airbag risks

The Chrysler Group has announced that they are recalling select 2013 Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles in the 7-passenger configuration over a concern that the airbag modules could prevent the side impact airbags from working properly in the event of an accident – increasing the likelihood of injuries to rear riding passengers.
The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 in Gotta Have It Green

2014 Ford Mustang to get new colors, packages - but no more Boss 302

The 2014 Ford Mustang will be the last of the current generation of the fabled American performance car and as the S197 platform enters its final year of production, the mighty Mustang will receive a few new colors, some new stripes and a pair of appearance packages but sadly – there looks as though there will be no 2013 Mustang Boss 302.
The 3.6L Pentastar V6

Chrysler replacing cylinder heads on select Pentastar V6 powered models

After receiving hundreds of complaints about ticking, stalling, power loss and misfire conditions (thus check engine lights) in select vehicles powered by the popular 3.6L Pentastar V6, the Chrysler Group has begun replacing the cylinder heads on some problematic vehicles – with as many as 7,500 vehicle affected in the US.
The Fisker Karma in black

Fisker claims battery not at fault for recent Karma fire

We brought you the news this past weekend that a Fisker Karma electric luxury sedan had burst into flames while the owner was in a grocery store and yesterday the company issued a statement on their findings – proclaiming that the high voltage battery was not involved with the fire in Woodside California.
The Fisker Atlantic

Fisker Automotive names former Chevy Volt team leader new CEO

Fisker Automotive announced today that current Chief Executive Officer Tom LaSorda would be stepping down and in his place is former General Motors leader of Global Electric Vehicle development Tony Posawatz – one of the key individuals at GM responsible for seeing the Chevrolet Volt from concept to production.
The Audi R8 E-Tron

Watch the Audi R8 E-Tron lap the Nurburgring in 8:09 - silently

The Audi R8 E-Tron is likely to hit the auto industry later this year as the highest performance electric car on the market and to show off just how impressive this emission-free supercar is – the company recently issued the following video of the electric R8 lapping the Nürburgring in just 8 minutes and 9 seconds.
The COPO Camaro in action

2012 COPO Camaro production #3 runs a stock 8 second quarter mile (video)

Yesterday we brought you the news that the first group of 2012 Chevrolet COPO Camaro drag cars had left the factory en route to the private owners around the country and today we have our first look at the new COPO Camaro in action – with stunning results of an 8.88 quarter mile with a trap speed of 142.9 miles per hour.

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