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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.

GM shooting for 50mpg from Chevy Cruze Diesel

General Motors confirmed in late July that they will offer a diesel powered Chevrolet Cruze for the 2013 model year and thanks to some insider information, we have learned that GM is shooting for the diesel Cruze to hit 50 miles per gallon on the highway – offering comparable fuel economy to some of the popular (and pricey) hybrids on the market.

New Jeep Grand Cherokee-based Maserati SUV to be built in Detroit

We have known since late last year that Maserati would soon be offering a high end performance sport utility vehicles based on the new Jeep Grand Cherokee and thanks to inside information from Automotive News, we now know that this new Maserati SUV will be built in Detroit with the official concept debut planned for the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Toyota will introduce 2012 Camry to ... everyone!!!

The drumroll to unveil the 2012 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid is getting louder. While the seventh-generation Camry will make its public debut at the Automotive Hall of Fame on Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, Mich., on Aug. 23, the unveiling will happen at the same time for auto writers in New York, Los Angeles and Georgetown, Ky. Toyota assembles the Camry at a plant in Georgetown.

2011 Woodward Dream Cruise revs early with Chevrolet events

Throngs of car enthusiasts gathered late Wednesday to celebrate the preliminary events of the 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise, most notable at the corner of 13 Mile Road, where Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration featured personal vehicles owned by members of the GM Design team, along with live musical performances.

GM confirms Chevy Volt-based Cadillac ELR with videos and pictures

Since General Motors unveiled the Cadillac Converj at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, there have been rumors of a luxury model based on the Chevrolet Volt but last night the General confirmed that there is officially a production version of the Converj Concept coming - the Cadillac ELR.

DC Shoes: Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four packs pure awesomeness

Ken Block and DC Shoes essentially created the sport of gymkhana and since that first online video, Ken has kept fans on the edge of their seats as they eagerly waited for the newest look at his high speed drifting skills – which arrived today as DC Shoes: Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four has hit YouTube.

The SRT High Performance Tour kicks off at the Mopar Nationals

This past weekend as the 2011 Mopar Nationals opened at National Trails Raceway near Columbus Ohio, the diehard enthusiasts who came together for the nation’s biggest all-Chrysler show, swap and drag race event got a firsthand look at the new 2012 Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler models as the first stop on the SRT High Performance Tour.

General Motors claims the strongest HD pickup title

Over the past year, the American automakers have been locked in a battle to see whose heavy duty pickup could hold the title of being the most capable and today, General Motors has announced revised specifications that make the GMC Sierra HD the most capable heavy duty pickup on the market with a towing capacity of 23,000 pounds.

Kistler parts supplier opens Mexico facility

Kistler, a global supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for the dynamic measurement of pressure, force, torque and acceleration for automotive clients, today announced from its North American headquarters (pictured) in Novi, Mich., the official opening of its latest group company, Kistler Instruments, a sales support and service facility in Monterrey, Mexico. It also will be known as Kistler Mexico.

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