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.

Scuderi says 50-plus mpg achievable with turbocharged split-cycle air-hybrid engine

In a private interview with TorqueNews.com at SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit, Sal Scuderi, President of the Scuderi Group, answered a pointed question about the potential of ever achieving 50-plus mpg using the split-cycle, hybrid engine with a turbo charger.

Chevrolet Sonic gets funky at NYIAS with Z-Spec Accessories

Chevrolet has just introduced the first Z-Spec accessories for the new 2012 Sonic, a youth-oriented, high-mileage small car scheduled to hit the streets this fall. The Sonic Z-Spec portfolio – on display starting next week at the New York International Auto Show – includes accent packages with contrasting-color exterior elements and graphics expressing the car's fun-loving character.

SAE 2011 World Congress more important to auto industry than ever

Along with all the technology displays, the very existence of the SAE World Congress at Detroit’s Cobo Center has proven once again its importance to the auto industry. The on-floor video report also includes a look at using a human-computer interface to input real movements of automotive assembly into the virtual world for study and process efficiency.

EPA praises Toyota’s commitment to environmental excellence

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA), its 2011 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of continued leadership in environmental protection through energy efficiency and management. TEMA received the award at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. April 12.

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