Auto Shows

Here TorqueNews covers the international auto and motor shows.
Mopar-Modified 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn

4 Mopar Performance Upgrades for the 2019 Ram 1500 Debut in Chicago

FCA’s Mopar division has used the Chicago Auto Show to introduce a long list of aftermarket upgrades for the all-new 2019 Ram 1500, including four performance modifications in the form of beadlock wheels, a suspension lift kit, a cat-back exhaust system and the innovative Ram AirFlor cold air intake system.
Honda Passport

Honda goes back for its future SUV name as Passport to return to the lineup

Honda is reportedly ready to reintroduce a name that hasn't been in the lineup for 16 years, the Passport, as a two-row crossover. The first Passport, introduced in 1994, was honestly a proof of concept, as the automaker wanted to see the public's reaction to a Honda SUV. They borrowed a vehicle made by Isuzu, the Rodeo, and rebadged it as a Honda and sold it for eight years. It served its purpose quite well.
2019 Silverado Trailboss in Detroit

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax Diesel to be Built in Michigan

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 makes its formal debut this week at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and while the most talked-about aspect of GM’s new pickup is the exterior design, the most important aspect might be the Michigan-build Duramax diesel engine option.
2018 Lambo Urus

Lambo needs luxury SUV Urus success but will it find it?

Lamborghini is investing lots of capital and hoping that its Urus, an unknown quantity, meets its expectations. Urus is Lambo's 189-mph luxury performance SUV. The automaker apparently hopes it will tap an untapped market in high-performance luxury SUVs. Will it and will it be worthy of the investment Lambo has made? No one knows the answer.

Europe unlikely to see the newly introduced VW Jetta

According to some rather broad hints in the press information, Volkswagen has no plans to sell the newly introduced Jetta in Europe. The reason is size. Since the new Jetta is nearly the same size as the Passat, introduced last year, it makes little sense for the automaker to sell a new model that would only cannabalize sales from an established line.
Alex Guberman speaks with H. Fisker at CES 2018

Electric Car Future at CES: Unveilings, Surprises and Disappointments

CES 2018 has come to an end but the hype it has created in the world of electric cars is just starting to spread. It is clear that electric cars are becoming more than just cars. They are hi-tech devices on wheels that are connected to the rest of our world. So, it is no surprise that more and more electric cars and EV related technologies are being showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
2019_Acura_RDX_Prototype

2019 Acura RDX Prototype debuts in Detroit before a subdued press corp

Early Monday morning, Acura blew the doors off of the premium compact SUV segment with an N.A.I.A.S. stage reveal of 2019 RDX Prototype. The re-engineered 2-row SUV effectively sets a new production benchmark in what is arguably the fastest growing car segment in North America. You wouldn't know it by the reaction of the attending press. Quiet!

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