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.

RMDE I: The Colorado Off Road Experience

Over the last two days, June 15-16, the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press hosted the second annual Rocky Mountain Driving Experience, bringing Western and regional automotive media together with numerous manufacturers and examples of their model lines in the unique environments Colorado can provide. Consisting of off-road, racetrack and even motoring up the highest paved road in North America, the second event was an unqualified success.

The 2013 Dodge Caliber to be unveiled at 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Even though American models like the Ford Focus and Chevy Cruze are flourishing in the US market, the Dodge Caliber has never received a great deal of respect – a problem Chrysler hopes to fix that when they unveil the next generation of the Caliber at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

GM stock breaks to new low, the 6th in past 11 days

Since the IPO of the new General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), the stock has not only failed to meet investor and analysts expectations, but has been increasing its pace of making new lows ever since. The low of $28.29 from a few days ago was challenged today and broken one hour before the close. Market Close Update: GM's new low is $28.16 with the daily close at $28.57.

The Ford Mustang plant could be in trouble

Since the introduction of the S197 platform Ford Mustang in 2005, the legendary pony car has been built at the Auto Alliance plant which Ford shares with Mazda but with the news that Mazda is planning to move out in the near future, some analysts believe that the Mustang alone does not move enough units to keep the Flat Rock production facility up and running.

Media Day Preview a success for 2011 EyesOn Design

The EyesOn Design Car Show is known worldwide for its creative focus on design themes. In preparation for the 24th annual event, which takes place on Father’s Day, this Sunday, June 19, 2011 on the grounds of the historic Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, the media was given insight into the upcoming events plus a view of some auto displays.

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK roadster now in country

Few things are as pleasurable as an open air drive on a warm summer evening, with the lights of the city spreading across the valley like the stars in the heavens above. Few vehicles deliver that feeling like the Mercedes-Benz SLK roadster. The 2012 model, the third generation of the car that launched the move to automatic hardtops, in now arriving at dealerships in the U.S.

Ford’s 2012 Focus Electric to have one cool battery

When Ford’s new Electric 2012 Focus hits the streets later this year, it will have one cool battery thanks to a liquid temperature control system that will maintain the optimal thermal range for both charging or powering the motor, whatever the weather. The Electric Focus is the first all-electric, gasoline-free vehicle in the brand’s line, with four more models yet to be released during the next year and a half.

BMW 1- and 3-Series 2-door coupe and vert to become 2- and 4-Series

Just last week we reported that BMW had filed for the trademarks to “BMW M2” and “M2” and now we have a clearer idea of what those could be as several sources suggest that what we know now as the BMW 1-Series and 3-Series Coupe and Convertible will be known next year as the new BMW 2-Series and 4-Series.

Congressmen drive hard to extend autogas spiffs

ROUSH CleanTech, the suburban Detroit company in the forefront of the American autogas movement, is lauding Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Congressman Dan Boren (D-OK) for their support of the Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act of 2011, which will put a significant number of clean-burning propane autogas vehicles on American roads by extending tax credits.