Latest Automotive 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 Chevrolet Impala will be made in the USA

While speaking at the Detroit Hamtramck plant this morning, GM North American President Mark Reuss announced that the next generation of the Chevrolet Impala will be made alongside the Chevy Volt and the next Chevy Malibu; with retooling investments coming as part of the automakers commitment to invest $2 billion into a variety of plants over the next year.

Ford seeks greater market share in post-tsunami Japan

One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor, as the saying goes, and it easily follows one countries tragedy may be another’s opportunity. That’s just what Ford is thinking as they seek to gain market share in Japan while their Asian competitors are rebuilding from the devastation of the earthquake and the subsequent oceanic invasion.

The 1974 Jensen Interceptor III Convertible featured at 2011 Mecum Indy

The 1974 Jensen Interceptor III offered British design and styling with the heart and soul of a classic American muscle car thanks to the Chrysler 440 4-barrel under the hood – and one of these rare Chrysler-powered luxury drop-tops made an appearance at the 2011 Mecum Spring Classic in Indianapolis.

Chevy recycles 106 tons of oil-soaked booms with Volt

Booms were used to save our Southern coastline from as much of the spilled British Petroleum oil in the Gulf of Mexico as possible. Once they had done their job, they were destined either for incineration or the landfill. Chevy collected 215,000 lbs. of oil-soaked booms and recycled them into air baffles for the new “1,000 miles between fill-ups” Volt – enough parts for a year of fabrication.
2002 Panoz Esperante Jan Magnussen Driver's Edition

The 2002 Panoz Esperante Jan Magnussen Driver's Edition at 2011 Mecum Indy

While the name Panoz Esperante (es-per-ahn-tay) may not sound like an American vehicle, the sleek supercar shown on the right is build in Georgia, powered by the same drivetrain as the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra and at the 2011 Mecum Indy Auction there was a rare special edition version of the high performance road car.

Chat live with engineers from the Ram brand and Mopar group about off-roading tonight on TorqueNews

Today (Tuesday, May 24th) Ram and Mopar engineers chat on the topics of off-roading, the Power Wagon and the Ram Runner high performance truck is set to begin at 6pm and you can join in the chat right here at TorqueNews.com!

Win a 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible from GM

General Motors has launched an online trivia contest with three very easy questions offering contestants a shot at winning the Ultimate Corvette Prize Package – including a 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible and an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the 24 Hours of LeMans race in France.

Chrysler officially announces early repayment of the US and Canadian bailout loans

This afternoon, Chrysler and Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne will speak at a ceremony at the automaker’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant, where he will formally thank the US and Canadian governments for their financial support but more importantly, Marchionne is expected to announce that the company is paying off the $7.53 billion owed to the two governments.

Life Ball Mini 2011 by DSQUARED2, 'refashioned for adventures of all kinds'

Every year for Life Ball--called Europe's biggest AIDS charity event--Mini prepares a specially-designed Mini Cooper to be auctioned off for funds for Aids Life. The 2011 Life Ball Mini, nicknamed "Red Mudder," was "refashioned for adventures of all kinds" by Dean and Dan Caten, women's clothing designers otherwise known as DSQUARED2.

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