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 Toyota Logo

Feds upgrade Toyota door fire investigation, expanding to over 1.4 million vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded their investigation relating to possible fire hazards in the door of select Toyota vehicles to an engineering analysis, while also adding new models years and a large spread of popular models that could potentially be included in a recall – a recall that could reach over 1.4 million vehicles.
The 2012 Acura RDX at the CORE offroad rally. Photo by Don Bain

Five Asian brands show their stuff during RMDE's offroad rally

As the Third Annual Rocky Mountain Driving Experience neared its conclusion, Acura, Honda, Kia, Mitsubishi and Nissan had their vehicles at the Core Off Road Extreme to demonstrate their ability to negotiate unpaved, ungraded roads with plenty of twists, turns, bumps and unlevel surfaces on the 2-mile rally track.
The 2012 Nissan 370Z Roadster. Photo by Don Bain

Racing about High Plains Raceway on RMDE day two

The second day of the Third Annual Rocky Mountain Driving Experience began with a drive to High Plains Raceway, after another scrumptious breakfast courtesy of Subaru, represented by Sean Maynard. Subaru brought the 2013 BR-Z to the track with such positive response it was difficult to find the new model with an empty driver’s seat.
The grille of the 2011 Buick Regal

Buick trademarks Electra name - is it a Volt derivative or a new flagship?

The news has surfaced that General Motors’ Buick division has filed a trademark request with the US Patent and Trademark office for the Electra name and while this could mean nothing – it could also indicate the existence of a future model but would the modern Buick Electra be a new range-topping sedan of a derivative of the Chevrolet Volt?