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.

Honda issues a statement on damages caused by the earthquake and tsunami

The news of the Japanese earthquake and ensuing tsunami has been full of discussions about the impact on the auto industry but Honda Motor Company has issued a grim statement addressing the damages caused in the Tochigi which, sadly, includes the loss of at least one life and injuries to dozens of others.

Lamborghini to train Flying Doctors to repair damaged Aventadors

The new Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 utilizes a carbon fiber monocoque that essentially makes up the entire center section of the car which as you can imagine, takes a special kind of body-man so Lamborghini will have 3 “Flying Doctors” around the world to fix any damages to the body and/or chassis of the new Italian supercar.

Acura TSX Wagon a Strong Alternative to Big SUVs and Crossovers and Fun, Too

Station wagons are suddenly hip again (or at least car manufacturers think so). They're a sensible alternative to thirsty crossover and sport utility vehicles. Plus, vehicles like the Acura TSX Wagon are the right size for the nuclear family.

Some companies, like Toyota, are trying to position minivans as the vehicle of choice, even calling the family haulers like the Sienna a "swagger wagon" in the hopes of appealing to younger buyers and latching onto that station wagon vibe.

Anti-collision technology to become standard in more vehicles

The cost of anti-collision technology is getting cheaper thanks to a new microcontroller from Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. according to R. Colin Johnson, writing for EETimes.com. This new Qorivva 32-bit microcontrollers, based on Freescale's Power Architecture, will go a long way to make collision avoidance systems standard equipment on many more models, rather than just high-end luxury vehicles.

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