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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.
Need for Electric Avenue at the 2012 NAIAS just might be fading, too

EV halo effect officially fades with Green Car of the Year at LA Auto Show

Nothing tarnishes a leading automotive halo like multiple auto shows and competing technologies. It produces diminishing media attention; and that’s now beginning to happen to EVs, especially since the Green Car Journal chose Honda's nat-gas propulsion over electricity as the Green Car of the Year at the 2011 LA Auto Show.
2013 Lexus GS

The reinvented Lexus GS350 to hit showrooms in February

When the stylish new 2013 Lexus GS350 hits showrooms next year, it will be heralded by the brands first Super Bowl commercial in addition to sponsorship of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. The fourth-generation GS was revealed this summer at the Concours d’Elegance and has made its auto show debut during the currently running Los Angeles Auto Show. The all-new sport sedan incorporates the new Lexus design philosophy, prefaced by the new spindle grille.
Daily chart of $DWCAUP Dow Jones US Autos and Parts for 11-22-2011

Dow Jones US Autos and Parts still shows bearish bias for auto sector stocks

Despite plenty of news about returning sales at the automakers like GM, Ford, Chrysler-Fiat, Toyota, etc., the auto stock sector reflects much pessimism due to the global economy especially for 2012. Question is, what will turn the auto sector stocks around from their bearish bias?
A scene from the Fiat Elegance commcerical featuring Jennifer Lopez

Will Jennifer Lopez's popularity drive sales for Fiat?

Jennifer Lopez performed her hit "Papi," featuring the 2012 Fiat 500, at the 2011 American Music Awards (AMAs) held at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. on Nov. 20. Meanwhile, since the introduction of the stylish little Italian car last March, only 15,826 Fiat 500s have sold through October - well short of the projected first year sales of 50,000.
Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S Cabriolet. (PRNewsFoto/Porsche, Achim Hartmann

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet models keep classic coupe roofline

Porsche has introducing two new cabriolet versions of the recently unveiled seventh-generation 911 Carrera. The 911 Carrera Cabriolet and 911 Carrera S Cabriolet will be offered for sale in the U. S. in the spring of 2012, sporting an aluminum-steel soft top that maintains the classic lines of the coupe.

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