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.

Chevrolet Centennial celebration coming to 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise

As car enthusiasts from around the world gather to celebrate the time when tail fins symbolized American success, and the rumble of a V-8 engine was the soundtrack for summer romance, the Woodward Dream Cruise will also be part of Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration, with events and activities for the press and public over a four-day period.

Ford’s Focus Electric partnership creating the solar garage

Buyers of the 2012 Ford Focus Electric may be singing a new hit tune titled Driving Green for Life, if they buy into the deal the automaker has worked out with SunPower to install a rooftop solar system that will power the car up to 1,000 miles per month – no emissions, no coal-burning utility power consumed!

Woodward Avenue: GM’s testing ground for manual transmissions

Woodward Avenue was the first concrete paved boulevard in the world in 1909 and where the first electric traffic light was installed – now it is home to GM’s Woodward Test, which makes sure the manual transmissions in their Camaros and Corvettes will stand up to everything the street racers who buy them can dish out.

President Obama pushes innovations to improve vehicles of the future

Today President Obama was in Holland, Mich., to tour the Johnson Controls-Saft advanced battery facility. Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) exemplifies the kind of plant that is helping America lead the way in a growing industry that is creating jobs because it is the first U.S. plant to make lithium-ion battery cells and systems for hybrid and electric vehicles.

TorqueNews review of the 2011 Ford F150 FX4 EcoBoost - part 1

Recently I had a chance to spend 8 days behind the wheel of the 2011 Ford F150 FX4 with the innovative EcoBoost – the twin turbocharged V6 that Ford claims will beat the V8 competition – and after driving this high tech V6 there is no question why this has become the most popular engine option in the F150 lineup.

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