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.

U.S. will get first look at 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera at Rennsport

The all-new Porsche 911 Carrera, redesigned inside and out for 2012 and entering its 48th year and seventh generation, will be on display for the first time in North America for Porsche enthusiasts to see up close in October at Rennsport Reunion IV at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif.

New Cadillac ATS teaser video shows a manual transmission

We are growing ever closer to the world’s first look at the Cadillac ATS (the vehicle dubbed GM’s BMW 3-Series fighter) and GM recently published a video on the internet of GM boss Mark Reuss driving the new ATS on a closed circuit – offering us a handful of quick looks at the interior features of the new sedan including Mr. Reuss rowing his own gears with the manual transmission.

Need for Speed: The Run shows off their Porsches in a new trailer

Less than two weeks after we brought you the news that the eagerly awaited Forza Motorsports 4 will not have any Porsche models because Electronic Arts (maker of the Need for Speed series of games) owns the gaming rights to all Porsche models, EA has offered up a new trailer video of Need for Speed: The Run – which just so happens to show off a couple of their Porsche models.

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.