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.
Ram Brand President Fred Diaz and Chrysler/Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne

2013 Ram 1500 named Motor Trend Truck of the Year

The Chrysler Group claimed a major industry award today when the 2013 Ram 1500 was officially named the 2013 Motor Trend Truck of the Year – a decision based on the power, efficiency and capabilities of the new 3.6L Pentastar V6 and the 5.7L Hemi V8 combined with the new exterior design and the high tech gadgetry that is unique to the Ram Truck lineup.
Nancy Fein, Toyota's new Group Vice President of Customer Service.

More cars have glass roofs as fewer corporations have glass ceilings

Have you noticed the ascension of women lately? There are now more women drivers on the road than men, 20 female senators in the US Congress and an ever increasing number in top management positions at auto manufacturers like Toyota who just named Nancy Fein as Group Vice President of Customer Service.

The 2013 Audi RS6 Avant arrives with 4 liters of twin turbocharged V8 awesomeness

The folks from Audi have just pulled back the virtual sheet on the 2013 RS6 Avant (that’s a station wagon to some of you) and thanks to an aggressive body package, a sport tuned suspension setup and a twin turbocharged V8 that pumps out 560 horsepower – this is one formidable high performance family truckster.
The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302

Ford Mustang wins November sales race - sets up December shootout for muscle car sales title

The Ford Mustang outsold both the Chevrolet Camaro and the Dodge Challenger in November 2012, helping Ford’s pony car to close the gap between itself and the Camaro as the two duke it out for the title of the bestselling muscle car for 2012 – a title claimed by the Camaro in each of the past two years.
The Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf leads the EV segment as the Chevy Volt stumbles in November

All good things must come to an end and for the folks at General Motors, November 2012 brought about an end to the 9 month long beating that the Chevrolet Volt has handed the Nissan Leaf in the battle of the mainstream electric vehicles – although the electric Chevy still has a massive lead in overall 2012 sales.
EDI Demo Truck

EDI develops most efficient EV/HEV/PHEV drive train ever for small, medium and heavy-duty vehicles

Using components from GM, A123 Systems and UQM, Efficient Drivetrains new system is meant to be easily adaptable to existing vehicle designs, provide very high efficiency, at a lower cost to other drive train competitors.