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 front end of the new 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R

A closer look at the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R race car

We have known since the debut of the new 2013 SRT Viper that there would be a Viper GTS-R that would put the supercar back into factory backed LeMans racing and while information was short at the New York Auto Show debut – more information has quietly been posted on the DriveSRT website giving us a good look at what the SRT team to get the new Viper into the 2012 American LeMans Series.
The 2010 BMW 335d

BMW recalls 24k+ vehicles for emission system failure

BMW has announced that they will recall 24,340 cars and sport utility vehicles in the United States over a concern that the emission control systems may not be calibrated properly – a problem that could cause the service engine soon light to come on due to excessive levels of contaminants being released through the exhaust system from both diesel and gasoline powered vehicles.
The 3.5L EcoBoost V6 from the Ford F150

Ford adding 3rd shift, 250 jobs for EcoBoost V6 production in Ohio

Ford Motor Company has announced that they will be adding a third shift at the Cleveland Engine Plant #1 in an effort to meet demand for the popular EcoBoost V6 and the naturally aspirated 3.7L V6 found in models like the Ford F150 and base model Ford Mustang – a move that could save 250 jobs in the Cleveland Ohio area.
The Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar F-Type to get late availability V8

Jaguar announced at the Beijing Motor Show that their upcoming F-Type would be powered by a supercharged 3.0L V6 packing 380 horsepower but in recognizing the need for bigger power in the modern sports car world, it looks as though there will be a Jaguar F-Type with a V8 engine – although it is likely going to be some time before that bigger engine hits the market.
The new Copo Camaro drag car concept

Camaro leads in sales, Challenger in growth for April 2012

The Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang both posted curious year over year declines in sales but the Chevy muscle car moved enough units in April 2012 to beat the Mustang and the Dodge Challenger in the fourth month of the year – en route to what amounts to a fairly comfortable lead for the 2012 year as GM looks to lead the segment for a stunning third year in a row.
XCOR's experimental motorcycle has been modified to perform wear testing on rock

How rocket science gets a boost from Triumph street bike

So you’re charged with designing and building a suborbital rocket craft with a rocket piston pump under considerable potential stress and wear – so how do you test it while on the ground? Scientists working on parts for the Lynx Suborbital Vehicle at XCOR decided they could best test out the piston pump on a Triumph Street Triple motorcycle.