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.

Saleen Performance Vehicles to end vehicle production in 2011

It has been a rocky few years for Saleen Performance Vehicles (SPV), although the company has pushed through legal battles with former lead-man Steve Saleen to continue to offer new vehicles but today, SPVs parent company Revstone Industries has announced that 2011 will be the last year for the line of Saleen high performance Mustangs.

Next generation biofuels to use bacteria to convert plant matter directly into isobutene

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today congratulated a team of researchers at the Department's BioEnergy Science Center who have achieved yet another advance in the drive toward next generation biofuels: using bacteria to convert plant matter directly into isobutene, which can be burned in regular car engines.

Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand unveils a new minivan workhorse

Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has repeatedly discussed the likelihood of killing off either the Chrysler Town & Country or Dodge Grand Caravan as there isn’t a need to have two similar minivans, so it came as a bit of a surprise this morning when Chrysler’s Ram brand announced that they would be offering their own minivan.

Toyota recalls 22000 trucks and SUVs over tire pressure risks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Toyota Motor Company is recalling 22,000 pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles from the 2008-2011 model years because these models do not comply to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards pertaining to factory-equipped tire pressure monitoring systems.

In 15 years, the center of auto production will be in China

How much the automotive industry will change over the next 15 years is the subject of a study performed by Roland Berger in Troy, CA and revealed in the Oakland Press this morning. The study sees the center of automotive production switching to China and other Asian nations, as skilled workers in the U.S. and Europe age and retire.

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