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 gauge cluster of the Ford F250 Super Duty

The 2013 Ford Mustang to get Track Apps, special gauge modes

Thanks to some spyshots posted on StangTV, it looks as though the 2013 Ford Mustang will receive the 4.2” information screen previously seen on the Ford F Series (shown on the right), but the mighty Mustang will receive special performance minded gauges and in place of Truck Apps comes Track Apps – including tools to measure the Mustangs performance capabilities.

Video of the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 tearing up the Nürburgring

General Motors announced yesterday that they had taken the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to the famed Nürburgring through the world of social media and today, we have our first look at the ZL1 roaring around the massive road course – offering us a virtual ride along in the new super Camaro as it ran a time that puts it on par with some very exotic company.

Ford goes cuckoo for coconuts

Ford and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company are working together to explore the potential of coconut fiber reinforced molded plastic parts to reduce petroleum use while making parts lighter and more natural-looking. Coconut husks, are a waste product from Scotts' soil and grass seed production lines. The team is examining their use as a renewable material for Ford's vehicles.
The headlight of the 2011 Shelby GT500

New 5.8L V8 confirmed for 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Since the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was introduced with 580 horsepower, rumors have been plentiful that the 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 would get a new motor to out-muscle the ZL1 with upwards of 600hp and while there are no specifications available, the new Ford-UAW contract has confirmed that the 2013 GT500 will indeed sport a new 5.8L V8 engine.
Volvo's secret proving ground in Hallered, Sweden

Volvo Demonstrates what Cars go Through before Arriving at Dealerships

Have you every thought about what sort of grueling testing a car goes through before you are allowed to drive it on the road? With a new Youtube video by Volvo shoot at its top secret proving ground in Hallered, Sweden, you can see the testing process every 2012 Volvo car goes through and those that have not quite made it onto the production line.
The Ford Vertrek Concept

The 2013 Ford Escape to offer two EcoBoost options

The next generation of the strong selling Ford Escape small SUV is expected to make its grand debut later this year at the 2011 LA Auto Show but yesterday, Ford Motor Company offered up some information on the upcoming ute – including the fact that it will be the first US model to offer two engine options featuring Ford’s EcoBoost technology.
The 2011 Ford Mustang GT

Next Gen Ford Fusion production could save the Ford Mustang facility

Rumors have been swirling that the Ford Mustang would be leaving its current home in Flat Rock, Michigan when the Mazda6 sedan moved production to Japan but thanks to the new Ford/UAW contract, it looks like the next generation Ford Fusion will be built alongside the Mustang – saving the production facility of the fabled pony car.
The Los Angeles Auto Show trademark

2011 L.A. Auto Show to showcase progress in fuel efficiency

At the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, Green will go mainstream as almost every automaker there will trot out a solution for making vehicles run cleaner and use less fuel. Cars achieving over 40-mpg via gasoline or clean diesel have doubled, while. Some form of electrification is powering 25 percent more vehicles than at the last show.

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