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.

Tesla going far with its smog-free Roadster

The Tesla Roadster 2.5 has become iconic for "best of both worlds." The stylish six-figure sports car not only delivers the equivalent of an almost unbelievable 124 miles per gallon on an electric charge but also is expected to snag a perfect greenhouse gas and smog emissions rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible to lead the field at the 100th Indy 500

When the field takes the track this Sunday around noon for the 100th running of the famous Indianapolis 500 a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible will serve as the pace car – the 22nd time a Chevrolet has lead the field and the 7th time the fabled Chevy pony car has been selected as the Indy 500 pace car.

EPA releases new fuel economy new car window stickers for 2013 model year vehicles

Beginning with the 2013 model year, a new car window sticker--called a "monroney" in the trade--will be required by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation. The new sticker design will display the same fuel economy information but with a different emphasis and add new data based on new assumptions.

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.

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