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.

Fuel efficient 2012 Ford Fiesta helps student thank teachers on Teacher's Day

A woman named Sivasankari from India drove the all-new 2012 Ford Fiesta approximately 400 miles on Teacher’s Day so that she could personally thank her teachers for making who she is today. She shares all the wonderful features of the Ford Fiesta as she takes and video-tapes her journey.

A Beaded VW Beetle to tour US, European museums of art in 2012

The indigenous Huichol tribe of Jalisco and Nayarit, Mexico is known for their exquisite and colorful designs and decorations in beadwork – now they have applied their stylish art to a VW Beetle completely covered with 200 lbs. of the tiny beads as part of a project for the Museum of Popular Art in Mexico City.

British PM drives MINI Cooper convertible off of the assembly line

Ten years ago, in 2001, the German automobile manufacturer, British Motor Corporation (BMW) began producing the MINI as one of their automotive marques. Just few days ago, UK Prime Minister David Cameron drove the two millionth MINI Cooper convertible off the production line from the plant in Oxford, the Downing Street reports.

No imported 2012 Toyota Camry sedans for the US

Mr. Akio Toyoda loves bragging about how “American” the Camry is and when the 2012 Toyota Camry begins hitting the market later this month – all new Camrys sold in the US will be built in the Japanese automaker’s Georgetown, Kentucky production facility and going forward, none of the Camry sedans built in Japan will be shipped into the US market.

Presidents want auto capital Detroit on their side

When President Obama came and left my hometown of Detroit, the hub of the auto world, this Labor Day, it reminded me that when a president visits, there is no such thing as freedom of the press. The president's minions make sure of that. They set limits and rules, and we capitulate. Most journalists consider it a privilege to cover the president, no matter what the story is. It is a privilege. But it's also a pain in the butt.

Honda recalls 2011 CR-Z and 2006 CR-V over safety worries

Honda issued a statement early this Labor Day morning saying that due to safety concerns it will voluntarily recall about 90,000 2006 CR-Vs and 2011 CR-Zs that were sold in the United States. A total of 962,000 vehicles are included in a larger, worldwide recall that adds the Fit to the mix, according to reports from the Associated Press, Bloomberg and the Washington Post.