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.

Enterprise wont add fees for electric cars returned uncharged

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has announced that when the Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf and Coda Electric Sedan begin arriving at their branches later this year, renters who return the vehicle without a full charge will not be hit with addition fees similar to those for returning a gas-powered car with a half-full tank.

2012 Honda Civic to debut in April including hybrid, Si versions

The 2011 Detroit Auto Show brought us the introduction to the newest Honda Civic Concept in coupe and sedan form and according to AutoWeek, these concepts will be introduced as the 2012 Honda Civic sedan and coupe in April with an array of engine options including a natural gas, hybrid and Si trimline.

IIHS Report Shows Safer Side Impact Ratings Do Save Lives

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) issues side-impact standards for passenger vehicles so it should be no surprise that it has issued a report that shows safer side impact ratings do save lives. What’s newsworthy is how much of a difference vehicles with the higher ratings make in keeping you alive.

Mazda Celebrates Rich Racing Heritage of Jaguar

File this under unusual things you will rarely see in a press release – Mazda celebrates Jaguar’s rich racing heritage. Granted, the two used to be part of the big happy Ford family but it’s still strange to see one company wax enthusiastic about another without a punch line at the end but it makes sense when you factor in Laguna Seca.

Test drive the Chevy Volt on Xbox Kinect at the Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet has worked with the people from Microsoft to offer special GM branded packages on the new game Joyride, which uses Microsoft’s controller-free Kinect gaming system and at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, Chevy has a collection of special Kinect gaming stations where you can try out the cutting edge video game technology.