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.

Working only solution for auto workers, Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies implies

Reading between the lines of the recent survey by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, entitled "The New Retirement: Working", how will auto workers who perform physical labor and the auto companies who provide the jobs meet the challenge of a higher retirement age when the auto industry does not support working longer?

Honda launches 9th generation Civic with music contest

We can’t recall ever bursting into song at the sight of the ubiquitous Honda Civic, but that’s what the manufacturer is looking for as they launch the ninth generation of the urban runabout with a songwriting competition on Facebook. Those inspired by the Honda car for the common man have until June 5 to submit their compositions.

The Dodge Caliber Mopar Edition is introduced – in South Africa

Chrysler’s Mopar division unveiled their factory-modified Mopar ’11 Dodge Charger and now they have introduced a Mopar-modified version of their Dodge Caliber hatchback – but it doesn’t look like it will be available to those Dodge lovers in the US as the special edition Caliber has been launched for the South African market.
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Electric motorcycles picking up speed, market share

In events that didn’t even exist before 2009, the results of electric motorcycle racing are rapidly catching up to their combustion-based counterparts. The kickoff to the 2011 TTXGP North American Championship Series May 15 was won by a Brammo Empulse RR setting the fastest lap speed ever for an electric motorcycle at Infineon Raceway.

New Chevrolet 'LFX' V-6 engine has exhaust manifold integrated into cylinder head

For 2012, the Chevrolet Camaro's V-6 will not have--times two--a cast iron exhaust manifold, six bolts, a gasket and a heat shield and three more bolts and as a result will be lighter, make more horsepower and have reduced emissions. It's largely due to combining the exhaust manifold with the cylinder head into a single aluminum casting.

Revolutionary hydrogen conversion system boosts mileage, lowers emission

An Arizona company has developed the means to covert any combustion engine into a hydrogen hybrid – creating the clean burning gas as you drive and mixing into the fuel. This new technology can increase the efficiency of cars and trucks from 30 to 50 percent while lowering their greenhouse footprint and boosting power output.
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The 2012 Mercedes-Benz models will be more fuel efficient and powerful

In the 2012 model-year most Mercedes-Benz vehicles will be equipped with a more fuel-efficient 7-speed automatic transmission and increased power from direct-injection gasoline engines. That includes a new turbo four-cylinder, a normally aspirated V6 and bi-turbo V8s – some with ECO Stop/Start technology. Yesterday we covered the C-Class through E-Class lineup and continue today starting with the E-Class sedan and wagon.