Latest Automotive 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 Teddy Nissan dealership in the Bronx is #1 in NYC

Two entrepreneurs turn Bronx showroom into the top Nissan dealership in NYC

Two New York entrepreneurs took over a Nissan dealership site in the Bronx during 2009 that had been closed for over a year. Since then, Ted Bessen and Steven Risso have turned the showroom into the top Nissan dealership in the Big Apple, creating 80 much-needed jobs in the beleaguered borough in the process. This dynamic duo has recently added a VW dealership a few blocks away to their holdings, with plans to boost the business in a similar fashion.
The potential electric car charging infrastructure

Electric Vehicle charging station tax credits a victim of US Govt budget battles

The latest round of the U.S. Federal budget showdown was averted with the deal on the payroll tax cut, but there was collateral damage with dozens of tax credits that were not extended and are now expiring on Saturday, including three related to electric vehicles and several more related to biofuel production.
The 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe with the 3.6L Touring PackageGM recalls 2010 and 201

The 2012 Cadillac CTS lineup gets V-Series inspired Touring package

The Cadillac CTS lineup has become the crown jewel of General Motors’ luxury brand and for the 2012 model year, the CTS sedan, sport wagon and coupe will all benefit from a trio of new exterior colors and – most importantly – the new CTS Touring Package that offers some features from the high performance Cadillac CTS-V.
The 2011 Ford Fusion Sport AWD

2011 looks to be a record sales year for the Ford Fusion

Including today, there are three sales days left in the 2011 calendar year and when the year’s final tally comes in, Ford Motor Company expects their popular Ford Fusion sedan to top the 240,000 unit plateau – marking the Fusion’s best year since being introduced and making the Fusion Ford’s bestselling car for 2011.
The 2012 Toyota Camry, top selling car in U.S. 9 of 10 years.

A few good questions for the auto industry in 2012

The auto industry is an ever-changing, inscrutable business on a path fraught with detours, road hazards, cross traffic, patches of immobility, washed out bridges and damaged roadways. Finally shaken out of their Rip Van Winkle stupor by the Lehman Shock, Detroit’s Big Three made progress last year against the growing field of Asian and European competitors. Will 2012 serve to continue their successful growth?
The 2012 Chrysler 300 Luxury Series

Chrysler announces the new 2012 300 and 300C Luxury Sedans

The Chrysler brand has made an increasingly strong push towards being a luxury automaker over the past few years and with the introduction of the 2012 Chrysler 300 and 300C Luxury Series sedans – they look to dive deeper into the luxury segment with new appointments and incredible fuel economy with a price well below the competition.
The 2011 Cadillac SRX

GM recalls 2010 and 2011 Cadillac SRX over rollaway risks

General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced a recall of select 2010 and 2011 model year Cadillac SRX crossovers due to a risk of the transmission cables coming unattached from the transmission – making it impossible to shift and possibly leading to a rollaway accident if the vehicle is left in a drive gear or neutral.
The 2011 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost

Ford's New Year's resolutions for safer driving: Obvious and interesting

The roads today are crowded and sometimes confusing, but the cars we drive are smarter and safer than ever. Understanding these technologies and using them correctly can help you drive more safely. Nevertheless, there is one thing you can do before even getting in the car that will make you a smarter, safer driver and that is simply leaving the stress at home or the office.
The Chevrolet Suburban

GM announces 2012 downtime for three US truck plants

Each year, auto plants around the United States deal with planned downtime as various maintenance and retooling tasks are handled and as 2012 nears, General Motors has announced planned downtime for their three American truck plants in Michigan, Texas and Indiana – with a total of 21 weeks of downtime across the three facilities.
The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 at SEMA 2011

The Lamborghini Aventador blows away the stated 217mph top speed

The Lamborghini Aventador is amazing in a variety of ways but now that various groups are getting their hands on the new supercar, the LP700-4 is not only exceeding the expectations of owners and test drivers around the world but the new Lambo is even exceeding the output expected by the automaker – with a recent test video showing the Aventador topping out at 230 miles per hour.
Saab

GM gets Bailout, Why not Saab

It was recently announced that Saab, the venerable Swedish automaker, filed for bankruptcy protection. Saab did not need to do this though, as it had a chance with two Chinese firms to pull itself out from the dire financial situation it found itself in. However, General Motors (GM), blocked the deal. This begs the question... why can't Saab get a bailout?
Electric Superchargers allow boost at low rpm

Best of Best Advanced Automotive Technology 2011: Electric Supercharger of Controlled Power Technologies

As the second part of a new, end-of-year recognition awards, and hopefully the start of a TorqueNews tradition under the automotive technology category, the Best of the Best Advanced Automotive Technology 2011 goes to the Electric Supercharger of Controlled Power Technologies, which was recently acquired by Valeo.

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