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.
Tesla Cyberquad

Breaking: Tesla Begins Selling A Scaled-Down Cyberquad With 150lbs Carrying Capacity & 15 Miles Range

Tesla has introduced a new Cybertruck inspired ATV called the Cyberquad for Kids. The vehicle is produced in partnership with Radio Flyer and is meant for Children. However, the ATV is so impressive and overpowered it can possibly work for smaller adults.
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV driving modes

Testing Plugin Hybrid Drive Modes in 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV

I recently purchased a 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV and I find the Plug-in Hybrid Drive modes puzzling. I previously owned another PHEV, a 2017 Chevrolet Volt, and that may be why; its drive modes operated differently that the Kia’s. I am both embarrassed, because it seems too obvious, and a little frustrated because it also seems more complicated than it should be to get a definitive answer. What does the “Auto” mode really do?
2021 Ford Escape Hybrid Recall Photo Courtesy Ford Motor Co.

Ford Recalls Escape Hybrid To Replace High-Voltage Battery System

Although it is a tiny recall, the Ford recall of its Escape Hybrid for an issue with the high-voltage system is important for two reasons. One is that the automaker issues recalls when other carmakers tend to wait and wait. The second reason is that it shows that electrics and hybrids are important to Ford's future and that issues have to be dealt with quickly.
New 2023 Kia Niro

Next Generation Kia Niro Impresses at The Seoul Mobility Show: EV, PHEV and Self-Charging Hybrid

Kia revealed unobscured images and more information about its next generation Kia Niro at the November 25th Seoul Mobility Show. Kia confirmed that again all three powertrain options will be offered the same as they are in the current 2022 model, for 2023: full electric, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and “self-charging” hybrid i.e. regular or non plug-in hybrid powertrains.