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.
REMA SAE DC Fast Charging plug and socket

SAE DC Fast Charging becoming real with REMA announcing UL listed plug and socket

Fast charging for electric cars should be a huge boost to electric car adoption, if there is widespread deployment of fast charging stations, and an announcement that REMA will begin manufacturing SAE DC Fast Charging plugs and sockets takes us a step closer to that day.
Carroll Shelby Now and Then

Carroll Shelby's children and estranged wife come to terms on his remains

We reported over a month ago that the children of Carroll Shelby were locked in a legal battle with the legend’s estranged wife Cleo Shelby over what to do with Mr. Shelby’s remains and it seems that he will finally be laid to rest as the two groups have come to terms on how to handle his remains.
Bernie Eccelstone

F1 boss Eccelstone could be the Nürburgring’s last hope

We brought you the news late last week that the famed Nürburgring race course in Germany is facing dire debt problems that will likely send it into government controlled bankruptcy if someone doesn’t swoop in and “save the ring” – and now it appears that F1 boss Bernie Eccelstone could be that special someone.
The VW Jetta

2014 Volkswagen Jetta to offer turbocharged 4-cylinder, drop 2.5L inline-5

While Volkswagen Auto Group has been busy this last week telling the world about their 2013 model year lineup for their various brands, company Vice President of Product Marketing & Strategy Rainer Michel recently told the folks at AOL that for 2014, the Volkswagen Jetta will drop the 2.5L inline-5 engine for a new turbocharged 4-cylinder mill.
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee under investigation for power steering leaks, fire risks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a preliminary investigation into the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee over a concern that the power steering system may leak flammable fluid onto hot components in the engine bay – with very dangerous results.