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.
Giga Factory

Future Tesla Giga Factory in India as Possible Solution for Import Duties Impasse

Elon Musk is set to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss import duty reductions. According to many different sources, Tesla is once again urging Indian government officials to consider a rollback on import duties, which has prevented Tesla from selling imported vehicles in the country.
Tesla Model Y

Tesla Increases Model S, 3, X, Y Prices Once Again, This Time By As Much As $5000

Despite setting record delivery numbers, Tesla seems to be struggling to meet the exploding demand for its vehicles. For the second time this month, Tesla has once again instituted a wide-ranging price increase on its vehicles. The price increase affects the Model S, 3, X, & Y.
Tesla Battery

LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate) Battery Switch for Tesla Models 3 and Y

As per Tesla´s Q3 report, the company is switching over to LFP (Lithium Iron Phospate) batteries for all of its standard range Model Y and Model 3 cars. Tesla also intends to bring LFP battery production to the same locations where it manufactures its vehicles (Giga Texas, Giga Berlin), as per the latest information available.
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Top Seller in New Zealand as Country Aims to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Very good numbers come from New Zealand, as Tesla Model 3 outsold Toyota mainstays such as Toyota´s Corolla, Hilux and RAV4 models in September. Electricity helped give New Zealand new-vehicle sales a boost, with a big bounceback from Covid-19 restrictions: it was the second biggest month on record for registrations, with electrified models making up a very nice 21 per cent of the 16,518 total.
Good Used Cars Under $5,000

Best Used Cars and SUVs for Less Than $5,000 Rated by Consumer Reports

The used car market is tight and so are budgets. However, if you are looking for a good used car or SUV model that has proven its worth with a good track record over the past 18 years, here are some models analysts at Consumer Reports rate as the best deals that can be found under $5,000.
Tesla Model Y

Tesla Confirms Refreshed Model Y With 4680 Cells & New Architecture Will Begin Deliveries Early 2022

Tesla executives, at the companies recent quarterly earnings call, confirmed the refreshed Model Y, which will be produced at Giga Texas and Giga Berlin, will begin deliveries with 4680 cells and brand new architecture in early 2022.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk

Calls For President Biden To Fire Anti-Tesla NHTSA Head Who Expressed Desire To Punch Elon Musk Gather Steam

A petition looking to persuade President Joe Biden to fire the new NHTSA head is gathering steam. The petition states, new NHTSA head, Dr. Missy Cummings has in the past expressed a desire to punch Elon Musk, showed bias against Tesla by associating with TeslaQ, and has a financial conflict of interest as she serves in the board of directors of a competing company.