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.

GM, Ford and Toyota stock downtrends enforce need for trader mentality

Despite all the news by President Obama, the FOMC and the government committing to more fiscal stimulus, many auto sector stock investors in GM, Ford and Toyota have taken a hard hit with lower highs and lower lows, and are now left in a quandary: Who is best qualified to deal with this kind of market uncertainty, buy & hold investors or short-term traders?

Compared with other auto shows, Detroit is still the best in the world

Detroit is like Cleveland, Youngstown or Buffalo. It is an urban center that's easy to kick when it's down because there are too many things to fix and not enough money to fix them. But one thing Detroit has that the other have-not cities lack is a world-class auto show, which compared with other auto shows is still the best in the world.

U.S. will get first look at 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera at Rennsport

The all-new Porsche 911 Carrera, redesigned inside and out for 2012 and entering its 48th year and seventh generation, will be on display for the first time in North America for Porsche enthusiasts to see up close in October at Rennsport Reunion IV at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif.

New Cadillac ATS teaser video shows a manual transmission

We are growing ever closer to the world’s first look at the Cadillac ATS (the vehicle dubbed GM’s BMW 3-Series fighter) and GM recently published a video on the internet of GM boss Mark Reuss driving the new ATS on a closed circuit – offering us a handful of quick looks at the interior features of the new sedan including Mr. Reuss rowing his own gears with the manual transmission.

Need for Speed: The Run shows off their Porsches in a new trailer

Less than two weeks after we brought you the news that the eagerly awaited Forza Motorsports 4 will not have any Porsche models because Electronic Arts (maker of the Need for Speed series of games) owns the gaming rights to all Porsche models, EA has offered up a new trailer video of Need for Speed: The Run – which just so happens to show off a couple of their Porsche models.

Nissan sets prices for 2012 Pathfinder, Xterra, Frontier

Nissan's 2012 Nissan Pathfinder (SUV), Xterra (SUV, pictured) and Frontier (pickup truck) have arrived at dealerships nationwide. Here is a complete price breakdown for each 2012 vehicle. There are new exterior colors, tweaks to equipment packages and the new Frontier Sport Appearance Package. All prices for the 2012 Pathfinder, Xterra and Frontier are listed in U.S. dollars (USD).

The Camaro ZL1 is the most powerful new muscle car with 580hp/556tq

Since we first learned that the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 would feature the same supercharged LSA V8 found in the Cadillac V-Series lineup, there have been speculations as to how much power this new super-Camaro would offer but today, GM has announced that the ZL1 officially makes 580 horsepower and 556 lb-ft of torque – making it the most powerful Camaro in the model’s history.

President Obama tells Congress why new U.S. jobs need to be Job One

President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress tonight to outline a jobs plan that will get teachers, emergency personnel and chronically laid-off auto workers (six months or more) back to work. The president made the speech at the Capitol in Washington. What follows is text from that speech, unedited and provided to TN by the White House.

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