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.

Nissan sets prices for 2012 Pathfinder, Xterra, Frontier

Nissan's 2012 Nissan Pathfinder (SUV), Xterra (SUV, pictured) and Frontier (pickup truck) have arrived at dealerships nationwide. Here is a complete price breakdown for each 2012 vehicle. There are new exterior colors, tweaks to equipment packages and the new Frontier Sport Appearance Package. All prices for the 2012 Pathfinder, Xterra and Frontier are listed in U.S. dollars (USD).

The Camaro ZL1 is the most powerful new muscle car with 580hp/556tq

Since we first learned that the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 would feature the same supercharged LSA V8 found in the Cadillac V-Series lineup, there have been speculations as to how much power this new super-Camaro would offer but today, GM has announced that the ZL1 officially makes 580 horsepower and 556 lb-ft of torque – making it the most powerful Camaro in the model’s history.

President Obama tells Congress why new U.S. jobs need to be Job One

President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress tonight to outline a jobs plan that will get teachers, emergency personnel and chronically laid-off auto workers (six months or more) back to work. The president made the speech at the Capitol in Washington. What follows is text from that speech, unedited and provided to TN by the White House.

The 2012 Buick Verano priced starting at $23,470

The Buick brand has seen strong growth over the past year thanks to new models like the LaCrosse, Enclave and the Regal with the 2012 Buick Verano expected to help this affordably luxury brand to enter the C-segment – with more success expected with the recently announced 2012 Verano MSRP of $23,470 (with the $885 destination fee).

Report on Increased Energy Production Targets President Obama's Speech Tonight

In anticipation of President Obama’s speech tonight, September 8, the American Petroleum Institute (API) released a report yesterday that said government policies to increase domestic energy production could add about a million jobs to the economy over the next seven years. API, the oil industry’s largest lobbying group, aimed its report directly at Obama’s address.

Lexus confirms LFA record 'Ring lap time of 7:14.64 with video

Last Friday we brought you the breaking news that the Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition had once again taken to the track from which it derives its name with record-setting results and we now have positive confirmation from the luxury automaker that their LFA supercar indeed set the production car record with an incredible time of just 7:14.64.

Saab’s request for government protection denied – bankruptcy appears imminent

We reported yesterday that Saab and parent company Swedish Automobile had filed for government protection from their unpaid suppliers and employees who are getting ever closer to forcing Saab into bankruptcy and today, Saab is one step closer to facing bankruptcy as the Swedish government has denied the automaker’s plea for protection.