Latest 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.
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Is There a Reason Chevy Doesn't Advertise Its EVs on TV? They Are Great Cars

GM makes great cars and Chevy makes great EVs. Yet, you will hardly see a Chevy Volt or a Chevy Bolt advertised on TV. Torque News wants to explore the situation and search if there is a reason for Chevy not advertising its electric cars on TV as actively as other major carmekers do.
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Solid-State Batteries Offer Audi the Chance to Build High-Performance EVs

Audi is doubling down on solid-state batteries as it prepares its electric high-performance supercar. Solid-state batteries offer higher power density for their size than conventional lithium ion. The automaker may be looking for a technology partner, as well. Samsung is among the potential partners mentioned.
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5 Things You Need To Know About Tesla and Elon Musk That Happened This Week

Tesla had a rough week, especially the Thursday and Friday, but there is also good news. The week started with Consumer Reports not recommending Tesla Model 3 because of problematic brakes and other issues, but we are not even going to mention that anymore in this article. Let's see what else happened that is noteworthy.
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Dodge Charger, Challenger and Other FCA Bestsellers Included in Massive Cruise Control Recall

FCA is recalling 4.8-million vehicles including the Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 and several other popular models over a concern that the cruise control system could get stuck in the set position and it will not shut off – potentially leading to an accident if the system will not deactivate as expected.
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4 Most Common Ways Dealers Steer Car Buyers away From EVs

The last time you went to a car dealership to buy a new or used car, most probably you were not introduced to the dealership's used or new electric car inventory. At last, this is according to a new study by a group of researchers who posed as car shoppers. I am not surprised as I will tell you what my local Chevy dealer told me once.
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Chevy Volt is Better For The Middle Class Than Tesla Because Electricity Is Always Cheaper Than Gas

Let's say you are a middle class family and need to decide between the Chevy Volt and Tesla Model S, how do you make the decision? I am not even talking about Tesla Model 3 as we haven't yet seen the the $35,000 price. Thus, it's not for the middle class.
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Chevy Volt vs Tesla Model 3 Charging Cost and The Math

Many people debate about the cost to charge electric cars and if it's cheaper to charge at home vs charging them in public or commercial stations. Really, how much does it cost to charge an electric car at a commercial charging station and at home. Which one is less expensive to charge: Chevy Volt or Tesla Model 3?
CR doesn't recommend Tesla Model 3

When all the bugs are worked out of the Model 3 I am sure CR will change its feelings

Consumer Reports has finally tested the Tesla Model 3. According to engineers at the magazine the Model 3 suffers on a number of fronts. Much of the report revisits the usual problems with Tesla cars. They again bring up construction quality issues with the car. The usual squeaks and rattles with the dash and gaps in the body panels. The main issue with the car that garnered a "not recommended", rating was it's braking performance.
2019 Hellcat Challenger and Charger Teasers

2019 Dodge Hellcat Challenger and Charger: More Airflow Could Lead to More Power

After Dodge has focused on air flow in teaser images for the 2019 Challenger and 2019 Charger in Hellcat trim, I have to wonder if this focus on air flow might be a hint to more horsepower for the new model year – possibly numbers that will rival the new Corvette ZR1 and the upcoming Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang.

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