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.
The Kia KH Concept

The first pictures of the Kia KH Concept hit the internet

The automotive world has known for some time that the Kia brand was planning to launch a rear wheel drive luxury flagship sedan but today, the Korean automaker posted the first official images of the new Kia KH Concept on their company Facebook page – giving us a look at what will likely sit atop the Kia lineup in the next year or so.
Samsung Car Mode screenshot

Toyota-Samsung cooperation to enable smartphones talking to car

If you have ever wanted to talk to your car and get a response, that future is coming fast. Samsung and Toyota have announced a collaboration that will bear fruit later this year with a Car Mode Application that integrates voice commands for advanced functionality. The marriage of human and vehicle is happening.
The Fisker Surf

The Fisker Surf to debut in production form in Paris

The Fisker Surf Shooting Brake Concept is a 5-door sport wagon based on the basic design (and powered by the drivetrain) of the incredible Fisker Karma sedan and according to, the extended range electric Surf Shooting Brake will make its debut in production form at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in September.
The 2012 Daytona 500 Logo

The Daytona 500 start postponed again, moved to 7pm

Yesterday marked the first time in the history of the “Great American Race” that the fabled Daytona 500 was postponed, with the area blanketed in a rain that prevented track crews from ever getting the track dry enough to race and unfortunately for NASCAR fans, today’s noon start time has now been pushed back to 7pm due to continuing rains.
Envia's 45 amp-hour lithium-ion battery cells

Envia Systems battery breakthrough for affordable 300 mile range electric cars

Envia Systems is due to announce a dramatically improved lithium-ion battery design, with over twice the energy density and 1/4th the cost of current lithium-ion batteries, at the ARPA-E conference this week. Could lead to the long range affordable electric car of our dreams?
A screenshot from the first 2013 Ford Mustang commercial

A look at the first television ad for the 2013 Ford Mustang

The 2013 Ford Mustang has received a subtle exterior redesign that makes the sporty American muscle car even more aggressive looking and the first television advertisement for the new Mustang will air this Sunday during the 54th running of the Daytona 500 – although the new commercial has shown up on the internet ahead of the debut during the Great American Race.
The 2013 Dodge Dart configurator page

The first 2013 Dodge Dart build site is live with early pricing

The Chrysler Group has put live the first configuration website for the upcoming 2013 Dodge Dart but in an effort to generate buzz around the new C-segment sedan, Dodge has put up the Dart page before all of the fine print has been finalized – leading the company to attach interesting notes around the site like “preproduction model shown” and “For survey purposes only – prices and features subject to change”.