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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.
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Men's Health 3000 mile electric car road trip takes electric driving a long distance

Setting out yesterday from the NY Auto Show, a team organized by Men's Health Magazine is driving across country in a Ford Focus Electric and expects to get to the Santa Monica Pier in LA within 10-12 days, setting a new record for the fastest cross country trip with an electric car.
IBM, Honda and PG&E are teaming up to make a smart grid

IBM, Honda and Pacific Gas and Electric Company Team Up For A Smart Grid

According to an IBM press release, the company just announced it has teamed up with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, PG&E in order to facilitate a new pilot project for a smarter communication means between electric vehicles, EVs and our power grid.
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Major explosion in GM battery lab injures at least one - UPDATED

This morning around 9am, an explosion in a high security battery lab 2-7 in the Alternative Energy Center of the General Motors Technical Center in Warren Michigan forced an emergency evacuation while sending at least one person to the hospital in a state that some have referred to as “critically” injured”.
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NHTSA ends Ford E Series HVAC investigation, no recall ordered

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced yesterday that they were ending a 27 month investigation into the Ford E Series full size vans over a concern that the HVAC switches were overheating and, in some cases catching fire but after more than two years of work – the feds have those this investigation without requiring a recall on those affected vehicles.

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