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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.
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Send Me 2 Vegas Sweeps puts a 2012 Ford Explorer XLT plus up for grabs

The second "SEND ME 2 VEGAS" sweepstakes has begun, giving you a chance to win a 2012 Ford Explorer XLT SUV worth up to $33,000, two VIP tickets to NASCAR’s After The Lap and the opportunity to be featured in a promotional spot on the Game Show Network (GSN), not to mention a two-night stay at the lavish Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
The Subaru BRZ Prologue from the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Subaru BRZ Prologue makes its debut in Frankfurt - sort of

Leading up to the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, Subaru announced that we would get our first good look at their joint venture with Toyota, named the Subaru BRZ Prologue and while the company made good on offering a closer look at the new rear wheel drive sports car, we still don’t know what the Subaru version will look like.
Kia Motors and LMFAO Team Up for "Soul Shuffle Slam" Dance Contest. (PRNewsFoto/

Kia Soul Slam Shuffle invites you to bust a move like the Kia Soul Hamsters

The Kia Soul Shuffle Slam invites dancers to party rock and showcase their moves in electro-pop group LMFAO-Inspired dance videos following the debut of the new "Share Some Soul" ad that has been viewed more than three million times on YouTube. Contestants have the opportunity to win $10,000 and to dance on stage with LMFAO.
GM SAIC Electric Vehicle Partnership

General Motors and SAIC Agree to Co-develop a New Electric Vehicle Architecture

Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation, Ltd. (SAIC) Chairman Hu Maoyuan and General Motors Co. (GM) Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson agreed today in Shanghai to co-develop a new electric vehicle architecture in China. This EV architecture will be the first to be co-developed by the two companies.
Chrysler Boss Sergio Marchionne

New Chrysler-UAW and Ford-UAW auto contracts will take different turns

With the UAW's four-year contract with General Motors Co. all but in the rearview mirror, the auto union will immediately set its sights on the quick wrap-up of a contract with Chrysler Group LLC, a company on wobbly financial ground, and Ford Motor Co., a profitable enterprise that is ripe to be a strike target, down economy or not. The two companies employ 67,000 members of the UAW.
The 2011 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost

Ford anti-theft car devices in part to thank for auto theft decrease

In 2011 there was a 7.2 percent decrease in the number of Americans who fell victim to car thefts than in 2010, as reported by the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report. Ford Motor Corp is aware that persistent thieves are still on the prowl and is offering safety tips on how to keep cars from being stolen by predators.
Saab 9-5 Wagon

Saab gets a glimmer of hope from the Swedish government

While things are far from good, the Saab brand has received a brief glimmer of hope from the Swedish government as their appeal for government protection from creditors has been granted – giving the automaker a new chance to prove to the Swedish authorities that protection during corporate reorganization can save the struggling company.
The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

GM expects most 2012 Camaro ZL1 buyers to pick auto trans

The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will hit the streets early next year as the most powerful Camaro in the Chevrolet brand’s storied history of high performance models and while a proper 6-speed manual transmission will be offered in the ZL1, General Motors expects that more than 50% of these super-Camaros will be fitted with the 6-speed automatic transmission.

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