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.
Chrysler 200 Convertible

Chrysler 200 Convertible headed to Europe, 200 Sedan is not

The Lancia Flavia and Flavia Cabrio made their conceptual debut earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show with these new models essentially being rebadged versions of the 2011 Chrysler 200 Sedan and 200 Convertible but new information suggests that when the 200-turned-Flavia hits the European market it will only be offered as a convertible.

How to save gas by not idling at traffic lights

Researchers from MIT and Princeton University took the best-paper award for a system that uses a network of smartphones mounted on car dashboards to collect information about traffic signals and tell drivers when slowing down could help them avoid waiting at lights. This happened in July, at the Association for Computing Machinery’s MobiSys conference,
Stanford Ovshinsky

Revenues up 240% at ECD: making specialty batteries for automotive applications

Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (Nasdaq:ENER), a leading global provider of flexible thin-film solar laminate products and systems for the building-integrated and commercial rooftop markets and a longtime creator of specialty batteries for automotive applications, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30. The suburban Detroit company was founded by the famous scientist, Stanford Ovshinsky (pictured).