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.
Jay Leno talks about the Volt while Richard Petty listens.

Jay Leno drives his Chevy Volt 11,000 miles without buying gas

Well known TV personality and automotive collector Jay Leno originally stated that he wasn’t interested in buying the very first 2011 Chevrolet Volt but Leno is among the celebs who was quick to grab up the new electric Chevy - which after 11,000 miles still hasn’t made a trip to the gas station.
The BMW i3

The BMW i3 introduces sensibility to the i-series lineup in LA

The BMW i8 is pure awesomeness but in all reality, the majority of those looking to buy electric vehicles are more concerned with range than they are concerned with having 569 horsepower so for the sensible electric luxury city car buyer, the 2011 LA Auto Show holds the key in the form of the new BMW i3.
The Jaguar XKR-S Convertible

Powerful and sporty Jaguar XKR-S Convertible debuts at the LA Auto Show

The Jaguar XKR-S Convertible is currently being showcased at the LA Auto Show. The latest creation from the British icon is the fastest and most powerful open-topped GT Jaguar has ever built. The Jaguar XKR-S Convertible will deliver sheer driving pleasure to anyone who is lucky enough to get behind the wheel.
The 2011 Nissan 370Z

Nissan recalls 2011 and 2012 370Z, Infiniti G37 over pinching risks

You read that title correctly – the NHTSA has announced a recall of 2011 and 2012 model year Nissan 370Z coupes and convertibles along with 2011 and 2012 Infiniti G37 coupes over a concern that the power windows may not be calibrated properly and should a body part be in the window when it is attempting to go up, it could cause a “pinch injury”.
The 2012 Ford Escape will debut at the LA Auto Show this week

The popular Ford Escape, reinvented for 2012, revealed at Los Angeles Auto show

When the next generation of the Ford Escape is revealed this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, it will come with bright new features, three different engines, including two EcoBoost versions, innovative new technology and what Ford thinks will be the best fuel economy in its class.
The Camaro ZL1 with John Fitzpatrick

Exclusive interview with 2012 Camaro ZL1 marketing manager John Fitzpatrick at the 2011 LA Auto Show

Ahead of the LA Auto Show whereby press days start tomorrow, Torque News Editor-in-Chief, Armen Hareyan, spent some quality time at the Chevrolet J Lounge for an interview with John Fitzpatrick, Marketing Manager for Chevrolet Performace Cars that includes the Chevolet Camaro and Corvette. He spoke specifically about the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
The new 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype

GM unveils the new 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype

Today, General Motors took the wraps off of the Corvette that many believed offered some insight into the next generation of the American performance car but in reality this sleek new sports car is the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype – the vehicle that GM expects will help the company return to Grand Am racing greatness beginning with the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway next January.
The 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Third Chevrolet Volt fire could bring about new EV regulations

We brought you the news last week that the NHTSA had stepped up an investigation into the safety of the high voltage lithium ion batteries and today, it looks as though the feds could introduce new legislation pertaining to electric or hybrid vehicles after those vehicles have been wrecked.
The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 to debut at the 2011 LA Auto Show

Even though the modern Boss 302 Mustang is less than a year old, Ford Motor Company has refreshed the 2013 Mustang Boss 302 and Boss 302 Laguna Seca with a refreshed exterior design featuring a paint scheme and graphics to pay homage to the 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 that Parnelli Jones’ piloted to a Trans Am series championship.
The 2013 Ford Mustang GT

The 2013 Ford Mustang gets a new look, the 2013 Mustang GT gets more power

We have seen spyshots, we have seen teasers and this morning, we all get our first official look at the slightly refreshed 2013 Ford Mustang that is set to debut tomorrow at the 2011 LA Auto Show – which not only gets a few new features but Ford has upped the power of their 5.0L V8 in the 2013 Mustang GT to 420 horsepower.
The wrecked 2012 Chevrolet Camaro

The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro stakes its claim as the safest car in the US

The new Chevrolet Camaro is impressive on a variety of levels focusing mostly on performance but it looks as though General Motors can now market the Camaro as one of the safest cars sold in the US after becoming the first car to receive a perfect score in every section of the NHTSA crash testing procedures.
webpage from www.autosteel.org

FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) reduces emissions as well as mass

Good news for the future of steel investors. FutureSteelVehicle (FSV), a program of WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, attends or is represented at just about every major automotive engineering show and conference for a reason: When the total vehicle's life cycle is taken into account in lieu of just tailpipe emissions, steel is the most environmentally and cost effective choice for auto makers.

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