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 Fisker Karma in black

Fisker claims battery not at fault for recent Karma fire

We brought you the news this past weekend that a Fisker Karma electric luxury sedan had burst into flames while the owner was in a grocery store and yesterday the company issued a statement on their findings – proclaiming that the high voltage battery was not involved with the fire in Woodside California.
The Fisker Atlantic

Fisker Automotive names former Chevy Volt team leader new CEO

Fisker Automotive announced today that current Chief Executive Officer Tom LaSorda would be stepping down and in his place is former General Motors leader of Global Electric Vehicle development Tony Posawatz – one of the key individuals at GM responsible for seeing the Chevrolet Volt from concept to production.
The Audi R8 E-Tron

Watch the Audi R8 E-Tron lap the Nurburgring in 8:09 - silently

The Audi R8 E-Tron is likely to hit the auto industry later this year as the highest performance electric car on the market and to show off just how impressive this emission-free supercar is – the company recently issued the following video of the electric R8 lapping the Nürburgring in just 8 minutes and 9 seconds.
The COPO Camaro in action

2012 COPO Camaro production #3 runs a stock 8 second quarter mile (video)

Yesterday we brought you the news that the first group of 2012 Chevrolet COPO Camaro drag cars had left the factory en route to the private owners around the country and today we have our first look at the new COPO Camaro in action – with stunning results of an 8.88 quarter mile with a trap speed of 142.9 miles per hour.