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.
Bentley convertible

What China wants is what automakers like Bentley and Rolls Royce will deliver

It is the Chinese market that now drives the research and development for every auto manufacturer in the global market. Gone are the days when what Americans or Europeans wanted to drive were what really moved the market. The numbers of those consumers are dwarfed by the burgeoning and massive appetite and capacity for cars and trucks in China.
cargo space on 4Runner

2012 Toyota 4Runner has different options for base, Limited, SR5 and Trail models

The 2012 Toyota 4Runner introduced on Friday is equipped with a 4.0-liter 270-horsepower V6 engine with 5-speed ECT-i automatic transmission and comes with several options to choose from. Prices start at around $31,000 and can exceed $40,000 for a 4Runner that is well-equipped. Here's a breakdown of what extras are available for 2012, broken down by model.
Chrysler

Chrysler's uncertain profits cause UAW to near a deal

Chrysler Group and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union are getting close to a tentative labor deal. The Associated Press has reported that Jodi Tinson, a Chrysler spokesperson, confirmed that union leaders will be gathering on Monday, October 10th for talks. There is progress in the talks, but no deal is in place for the UAW and Chrysler yet.
The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Photo by Don Bain

Close-up: The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Having known owners who are avid evangelists for the top of the line Jeep, we decided to give the 2011 Grand Cherokee Limited 4X4 a thorough test in its true element – the Rocky Mountains at altitudes over 8,000 ft. Those who dwell at such altitudes and those who regularly commute between businesses or homes in the city and mountains have long considered the Grand Cherokee the reliable standard of mountain life and mobility.
The 2012 Ford F150 Raptor in action

Ford introduces a new jump-free spot for the 2012 SVT Raptor F150

Ford Motor Company and the Special Vehicle Team have introduced a few changes for the 2012 Ford F150 SVT Raptor and unlike the earlier videos that show the Raptor soaring through the air – this new online video segment shows the SVT pickup storming through the mud, dirt and water with few looks at the high performance pickup leaving the ground.
rav4

Toyota RAV4 crossover adds high-tech toys for 2012

The RAV4, Toyota's premium crossover vehicle, adds new audio systems for 2012 that provide occupants with hands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth. The next step up from the base, the 2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited Grade, adds an optional display audio system with navigation and Toyota Entune connectivity services.
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.

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