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.

The new DeTomaso SLC Concept is a far cry from the Pantera

The official return of the DeTomaso brand is set for next month’s Geneva Motor Show but the reincarnated automaker has provided the world with a glimpse of their first new vehicle in decades and the modern DeTomaso Concept is nothing like the Pantera sports car that most (American) enthusiasts connect with the brand name.

ACEEE: Chevy Volt is one of the worst "green cars" in America

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has issued their 8th annual “Greenest” cars list and amazingly, the rapidly-selling 2011 Chevrolet Volt is at the bottom of their list but based on their own explanation of how they arrive at their results makes the list seems incredibly skewed and disappointingly uneducated.

Now you have seen it all: an Electric BMW

BMW makes Mini Coopers, so technically it’s not the first electric “BMW.” Nevertheless, just take a look at the other electric cars on the market. Chevy’s Volt, Nissan’s Leaf, the coming electric Focus, the planned Volvo entry - they are all small cars! Though this is no mid-size sedan, it is based on the BMW 1-series coupe and carries a truckload of technological advances we would’ve thought still a few furlongs down the road to the future.

GM UAW hourly workers could see $4,000 in bonuses

Last week, TorqueNews.com brought you the news that General Motors plans to pay profit sharing bonuses to their hourly union autoworkers (UAW) that could exceed the highest profit-sharing bonuses in the company history and if a new report proves to be true, those bonuses could actually be even higher – with an average of $4,000 paid to these hourly workers.

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