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 truth about distracted driving on our highways

Almost all of us are guilty now and then even if it’s as innocent as taking too long to find the right setting for the climate control. From using digital devices such as iPods, cell phones, netbooks, tablets to just looking for your lighter or another cigarette – anything that takes your eyes and mind off the road for more than two seconds is a distraction. Such displaced attention is part and parcel of from 15 to 25 percent of all crashes.

American Highway Users applaud Mica Highway Transit bill

Yesterday House Transportation Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) presented the outline for a new highway and transit bill setting transportation policies for the next six years. The American Highway Users Alliance (AHUA) supports the Chairman's decision to forward a bill reforming transportation policy, cutting red tape and expediting important projects that will move our economy forward.

Infiniti releases first image of the JX crossover

On the seventh day of the seventh month of 2011, at 7:07 a.m., Infiniti posted the first image of the their new concept, the seven-passenger Infiniti JX . The new vehicle will join the luxury line next spring. Also announced was the launch of the "Power of 7", an social media campaign hoping to build a buzz about the JX Concept in advance of its global reveal at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on August 18.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports sulfur from coal inhibits global warming

Hold the presses and the auto web blogs. The media has been reacting to coal as a cause for global warming when sulfur particles reflect solar energy into space? At least someone finally found one reason why the earth has not warmed up in the last ten years.

Can the 2012 Camry plow Toyota stock above its recent price channel?

It wasn’t that long ago that Toyota Motor Company (ADR: TM) stock was trading on the lower end of a 16-week channel. Now the stock has broken the early May high of 84 by closing just above it at 84.16. Could it be the breakout to higher highs? And is it the result of all the 2012 Camry news on the web?

Higher ethanol authorization drawing fire from automakers

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency, acting under the Clean Air Act waivers, approved the use of gas containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) in cars and light trucks made as early as 2001. Ford, Chrysler and Toyota, along with other manufacturers, have reacted by stating the use of the E15 blend in their cars may void the warranties.

Leaked: Mercedes-Benz hides its 2012 C63 AMG Black Series Coupe by painting it red

When a celebrity doesn't want to get noticed out on the street, they wear something completely drab and wear the biggest, darkest sunglasses in order to remain incognito. When Mercedes tested its new 2012 C63 Black edition, they decided to disguise it in a bright red paint and send it out stark naked.