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.
The Zaptera

Aptera is back, with resurrection of the three wheel electric vehicle planned by Zaptera

Last winter Aptera died suddenly dashing hopes that the company's iconic three wheel electric car/motorcycle would ever be sold, those hopes are being reawakened by a new company, Zaptera, that plans to go straight to production with sales commencing in early 2013.
The 2012 Dodge Durango

Jeep Grand Cherokee/Dodge Durango plant to stay open though summer

The Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) in Detroit is responsible for the Dodge Durango and the Jeep Grand Cherokee and thanks to the success of these two full sized sport utility vehicles through the first quarter of 2012 - JNAP will remain open and building vehicles through the downtime planned for early July.
Tesla coils and wireless charging, it's a short hop to the EV world

Bringing Convenience to Electric Cars With Wireless Charging

Although it might seem a little funny, some people still don’t like the idea of touching a cable to cheaply and conveniently recharge their electric car. Many companies are tweaking a technology already in use for many of our electronic devices, wireless charging, also called inductive in order to charge electric cars, EVs.
The 2013 Ford Focus ST build site

2013 Ford Focus ST priced at $24,495, build site launched

The 2013 Ford Focus ST is the first global performance vehicle in Ford Motor Company’s One Ford plan and today, FoMoCo announced that the high performance Focus ST will carry a starting price of just $24,495 (including a destination fee of $795) - and you can build/price your dream Focus ST on the Ford vehicle website right now.
The Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

GM to begin selling Chevrolet Corvette in South Korea

General Motors has announced that they will begin selling the fabled Chevrolet Corvette at dealerships in South Korea starting this Friday (May 4th) in an effort to improve sales of the long lived high performance car - although Korean buyers will have to pay a hefty price to cruise the streets of Seoul in the 2013 Corvette.
NRMA concept

NRMA Insurance builds a car out of the extras most insurers don't cover

Think of it as a jigsaw puzzle with an engine in it. It's a new concept car from NRMA Insurance that is made up of all the "extra" parts that insurers often leave off of coverage, which can leave drivers hanging when something happens. If you can think of a cool name for this jalopy, they'll give you $10,000 as a thank you.