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.
The Opel Ampera

Chevy Volt-based Opel Ampera has 7,000 preorders

The Chevrolet Volt will also be sold as the Opel Ampera in some European markets and with the first Ampera sedans reaching owners after being named the European Car of the Year, Opel has reportedly received over 7,000 preorders for the electric vehicle – causing GM to believe that the goal of 10,000 Ampera sedans sold this year is a very real possibility.
The Chevy Sonic Turbo

The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Turbo gets new 6-speed automatic

The Chevrolet Sonic Turbo is a spunky little car, with 138 horsepower and 148lb-ft of torque previously being sent to the wheels strictly via a 6-speed manual transmission while those who wanted an automatic transmission were forced to go with the less powerful 1.8L engine but effectively immediately, buyers of the 2012 Chevy Sonic Turbo can pick a new 6-speed automatic transmission.
ALTe E350, an electtrified Ford E350

ALTe plug-in electric hybrid powertrain to double MPG for Ford E350 fleet van

ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), the developer of the first range-extended, plug-in electric hybrid powertrain for light commercial fleet vehicle applications like the Ford F150 truck, announced today that it has successfully installed its powertrain system in a second line of vehicles – the Ford Econoline E350 platform.
The Scion FR-S

The Subaru BRZ , Scion FR-S get mediocre fuel economy figures

We might not know how many Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S coupes will be sold in the US or how much they will cost but thanks to a recent EPA report, we know that the sporty coupes will offer 22 miles per gallon around town and 30 mpg on the open road – numbers lower than what some had expected from the lightweight coupes.

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