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 2012 Dodge Durango

Jeep Grand Cherokee/Dodge Durango plant to stay open though summer

The Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) in Detroit is responsible for the Dodge Durango and the Jeep Grand Cherokee and thanks to the success of these two full sized sport utility vehicles through the first quarter of 2012 - JNAP will remain open and building vehicles through the downtime planned for early July.
Tesla coils and wireless charging, it's a short hop to the EV world

Bringing Convenience to Electric Cars With Wireless Charging

Although it might seem a little funny, some people still don’t like the idea of touching a cable to cheaply and conveniently recharge their electric car. Many companies are tweaking a technology already in use for many of our electronic devices, wireless charging, also called inductive in order to charge electric cars, EVs.
The 2013 Ford Focus ST build site

2013 Ford Focus ST priced at $24,495, build site launched

The 2013 Ford Focus ST is the first global performance vehicle in Ford Motor Company’s One Ford plan and today, FoMoCo announced that the high performance Focus ST will carry a starting price of just $24,495 (including a destination fee of $795) - and you can build/price your dream Focus ST on the Ford vehicle website right now.
The Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

GM to begin selling Chevrolet Corvette in South Korea

General Motors has announced that they will begin selling the fabled Chevrolet Corvette at dealerships in South Korea starting this Friday (May 4th) in an effort to improve sales of the long lived high performance car - although Korean buyers will have to pay a hefty price to cruise the streets of Seoul in the 2013 Corvette.
NRMA concept

NRMA Insurance builds a car out of the extras most insurers don't cover

Think of it as a jigsaw puzzle with an engine in it. It's a new concept car from NRMA Insurance that is made up of all the "extra" parts that insurers often leave off of coverage, which can leave drivers hanging when something happens. If you can think of a cool name for this jalopy, they'll give you $10,000 as a thank you.
toyota gt86, subaru brz

Toyota GT86 and Subaru BRZ capture the minds of judges to win "Car of the Year"

Toyota has succeeded in its aim of recapturing the minds of gearheads with the amazing new Toyota GT86 (aka Subaru BRZ). Now the new sports car has also captured the minds of expert international judges since it was just given a prestigious award, the 2012 Vehicle Dynamics International “Car of the Year” Award.
The 2009 Cadillac Converj Concept

Chevy Volt-based Cadillac ELR coming in 2014

General Motors has loosely discussed the possibility of building a production version of the Cadillac Converj – a luxury coupe based on the hybrid electric drivetrain of the Chevrolet Volt – but reports now indicate that the electric Cadillac will be named the ELR and it will arrive late in 2013 as a 2014 model year vehicle.