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.
Lexus Hybrid Concept

Green Car Concepts of Note Coming to 2012 Detroit Auto Show

When the largest auto show in the western hemisphere begins in Detroit on January 9, it will be showcasing some of the hottest new cars and automotive technology for 2012. One of the things that many auto aficionados look forward to are the concept cars - the cars that show where manufacturers are taking their designs in the future.
Tata eMO concept

The Tata eMO Concept: India Struts Its Stuff in Detroit

Tata Motors, the largest automotive manufacturer in India, made headlines in USA when it produced the world's cheapest traditional car in 2008, the diminutive Nano selling at $2,500USD in their home country. Now, the automaker is looking forward to the future with a new concept electric car called the electric MObility study (eMO), which debuts in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show this week.
The future of the electric drive is all smiles

Electric car naysayers rally as consumer interest wanes... or is it?

After the party comes the harsh realization that things aren't quite what they are made up to be. But is this a reason to look away and go back to the way things were? Obviously, we can never go back. As always, enjoy the ride, keep your eyes on the future and go drive an electric car before you make up your mind. It is an inevitability...
The Cadillac ATS

The new Cadillac ATS will debut online this Sunday

We have expected for some time now that the new Cadillac ATS, the Caddy slated to be General Motors’ new BMW 3-Series fighter, would be coming to the 2012 Detroit Auto Show but we have now learned that the new midsized sedan will actually make its grand debut online on Sunday, the night before the Motor City show opens to the media.
The 2013 Subaru BRZ will debut at NAIAS next week.

Street version of Subaru BRZ to debut at NAIAS next week

Subaru has announced the production version of the new, rear-wheel drive 2013 Subaru BRZ sports car will make its U.S. debut at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on January 9. The BRZ adds a new line to the Subaru brand, pursuant to its fourth consecutive year of sales growth, which set an all-time vehicle sales record last year.
2013 Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota's iconic Land Cruiser gains new features for 2013

The Toyota Land Cruiser marks the 60th anniversary of its introduction in Japan this year in addition to being a long-established favorite of residents of the Rocky Mountain highlands for over 50 years. Now in its 10th generation, the Land Cruiser returns with slight style enhancements, new performance and safety upgrades plus popular options becoming standard equipment.
A diesel powered Jeep Grand Cherokee mule

Chrysler announces new Detroit jobs, confirms diesel Jeep

The Chrysler Group announced today that they will be adding a third shift at their Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) next year – a move that will create around 1,100 jobs and at the same time, Chrysler confirmed that there will be a diesel-powered version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee built in Detroit alongside the current Grand Cherokee, the Dodge Durango and the new Maserati Kubang SUV.
The 2011 Ford F250 Super Duty

The Ford F Series Pickup tops the 20 bestselling vehicles in 2011

Sales numbers for 2011 have taken some time but with every major automaker reporting, the Ford F Series is once again the bestselling vehicle in the American auto industry - followed by the Chevrolet Silverado and the Toyota Camry – with those three top spots mirroring the top three from the 2010 sales year.
The Camaro ZL1 Carbon Concept with the Camaro 1LE Concept at SEMA

Chevy Camaro takes the muscle car crown for 2nd straight year

Sales numbers for December and the rest of 2011 are in and for the second straight year, the Chevrolet Camaro has claimed for title of being the bestselling muscle car in the American automotive industry – beating out the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger by a very comfortable margin as the Camaro claimed its first back-to-back sales title in decades.
A teaser of the 2013 Dodge Dart

The 2013 Dodge Dart hits 40mpg, earns Fiat 5% more Chrysler

Since Fiat has taken majority control of the Chrysler Group from the US Government there hasn’t been much talk of Chrysler ownership but with the upcoming 2013 Dodge Dart reportedly hitting 40 miles per gallon in preliminary testing late last month – Fiat has met the final requirement set forth by the feds when Fiat purchased the first piece of the American automaker in 2009.
The 2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM announces battery fire fix for the Chevrolet Volt

This morning, General Motors announced the changes that will be made to the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle battery coolant system in an effort to lower the risk of fires after severe accidents after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a preliminary investigation into the design of the Volt’s battery system.