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.

Lux Research ranks automotive battery and capacitor suppliers according to partnership potential

Despite the hype and the growth surrounding electric vehicles and energy storage devices like batteries and ultra-capacitors, the sheer number of competitors in this already crowded market may force companies to consolidate or create new partnerships in order to compete and make a profit.

Mercedes-Benz Classic Center polishes the past’s jewels

They are the classics that have shone bright over a long history of 125 years – the owners of these vintage Mercedes-Benz want them to shine just as vibrantly today. That’s when the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center (MBCC) becomes an asset as valuable as gold or platinum. There, over 50,000 parts from the model lineup over a century are available, not too mention restoration services from the company that built the vehicle originally and knows what the owners want now.

2011 CAR Management Briefing Seminar to share future vision of auto industry

The CAR Management Briefing Seminars have been flagship events for more than 45 years, and one of the critical connection points for North American automotive participants and, by extension, the global industry. Leaders this year will share their vision of the industry’s future and its connection to success in Traverse City from August 1 - 4.

Chrysler launches RedLineDodge.com at the 2011 Carlisle Chrysler Nationals

Since separating from the newly formed Ram Truck brand, the Dodge brand has gone away from the Ram’s head logo to a bold font logo bearing the Dodge name with two red lines along the back and to recognize the new logo and new era of the Dodge brand, Chrysler Group has re-launched the official Dodge brand blog – RedLineDodge.com.

Is the return to full production also feeding Toyota stock surge?

Talk about testing a price gap. It was just a few days ago that Toyota Motor (ADR: TM) showed signs of a breakout past overhead resistance on the weekly chart, which some believe was based on the 2012 Camry news. Then it filled the early May price gap 84.76 to 84.28 on the weekly chart with a Friday high of 84.90, but fell back.

The truth about distracted driving on our highways

Almost all of us are guilty now and then even if it’s as innocent as taking too long to find the right setting for the climate control. From using digital devices such as iPods, cell phones, netbooks, tablets to just looking for your lighter or another cigarette – anything that takes your eyes and mind off the road for more than two seconds is a distraction. Such displaced attention is part and parcel of from 15 to 25 percent of all crashes.

American Highway Users applaud Mica Highway Transit bill

Yesterday House Transportation Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) presented the outline for a new highway and transit bill setting transportation policies for the next six years. The American Highway Users Alliance (AHUA) supports the Chairman's decision to forward a bill reforming transportation policy, cutting red tape and expediting important projects that will move our economy forward.

Infiniti releases first image of the JX crossover

On the seventh day of the seventh month of 2011, at 7:07 a.m., Infiniti posted the first image of the their new concept, the seven-passenger Infiniti JX . The new vehicle will join the luxury line next spring. Also announced was the launch of the "Power of 7", an social media campaign hoping to build a buzz about the JX Concept in advance of its global reveal at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on August 18.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports sulfur from coal inhibits global warming

Hold the presses and the auto web blogs. The media has been reacting to coal as a cause for global warming when sulfur particles reflect solar energy into space? At least someone finally found one reason why the earth has not warmed up in the last ten years.

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