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Auto Shows

Here TorqueNews covers the international auto and motor shows.

By James Walker on January 9, 2022 - 8:35PM
Annual showcase of EVs and mobility technology brings offerings from GM, Mercedes, BMW, Sony, and more.
By Marc Stern on December 27, 2021 - 3:06PM
In yet another recall for the F-150, Ford has recalled the pickup to repair the cruise control radar module so that the vehicle's safety systems will work correctly.
By Denis Flierl on December 23, 2021 - 7:03AM
The 2023 Subaru WRX STI preview is coming to the Tokyo Auto Salon. Check out what could be a new all-electric STI here.
By Marc Stern on November 21, 2021 - 6:23PM
At last, the committee running the North American Car and Truck Awards program has its finalists. In a surprise, Ford has two entrants. The entries are not where you think they might be -- electric. Instead, Ford's "back to the future" retro SUV, the Bronco, is one vehicle, while the automaker's innovative compact pickup, the Maverick, is the second. Two of the entrants are from manufacturers that didn't exist three years ago, Lucid and Rivian. Photos Courtesy Ford Motor Co.
By James Walker on November 19, 2021 - 5:35PM
The all-electric Fisker Ocean will cost $37,499 before credits thanks to its use of multiple battery setups.
By James Walker on November 18, 2021 - 3:16PM
Lucid's Air faces stiff competition in its category but could be the first EV to bring home North American Car of the Year.
By Denis Flierl on November 9, 2021 - 12:03PM
Subaru announced the 2023 Solterra all-electric SUV would make its U.S. debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Check out the complete details here.
By Marc Stern on November 2, 2021 - 1:48PM
At this year's Specialty Equipment Manufacturer's Assn. (SEMA), Ford has put together an aggressive display of the ways customization can make a vehicle more fun for an owner as well as making it the owner's special truck.
By Marc Stern on November 1, 2021 - 3:35PM
Working with some of the aftermarket customizing leading firms, Ford has put together a large display of vehicles that shows what customers can do to customize their Mavericks, Rangers, and other models.
By Marc Stern on October 31, 2021 - 2:37PM
Ford's display at this year's SEMA Show, kicking off tomorrow, will feature a huge range of customizations. It not only features its own online offerings, but, it also shows the wares that have been created by customizers that will highlight offerings for customers.
By Marc Stern on October 30, 2021 - 6:09PM
When the SEMA Show kicks off on Monday visitors will see more than 40 must-have creations that will highlight Ford's many accessories for its cars and trucks.
By Armen Hareyan on October 29, 2021 - 8:48PM
Toyota unveils additional information on its first fully electric vehicle, the bZ4X. This SUV is a pioneer within Toyota and its genetics are shared with the Subaru Solterra.
By James Walker on October 29, 2021 - 5:23PM
Near-production ready R1T piloted by Emme Hall and Rebecca Donaghe gives a highly admirable performance to clinch fifth place in the grueling trek through more than 1500 miles of desert.
By Carl Malek on September 28, 2021 - 10:46PM
GM's ongoing push towards EVs is not only focused on satisfying the needs of traditional consumers, but also commercial customers looking to add zero-emissions capability to their supply fleets. GM's BrightDrop commercial division is aiming to fill the void with its lineup of cargo vans and the upstart division has not only revealed their second van model but also confirmed that Verizon will be the first buyer of the new model.
By Peter Neilson on September 27, 2021 - 10:42PM
There are many that knock hybrids claiming they are slow and useless cars. What about a hybrid that dominates the racetrack? The Acura NSX may change your mind on hybrid technology.
By Tinsae Aregay on September 17, 2021 - 11:08AM
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently addressed the 2021 World New Energy Vehicle Congress in Hainan, China. In his statement, Musk said software will shape the future of the car industry and that Chinese automakers are in the lead.
By Mary Conway on September 15, 2021 - 10:02PM
Denver opened its auto show with an outdoor gala. They are the second city to have their auto show outdoors. We talked with the organizer about why we may see more outdoor venues.
By Denis Flierl on July 27, 2021 - 10:47AM
Subaru of America announced the all-new next-generation 2022 Subaru WRX would make its global reveal at NYIAS. Check out new images and details here.
By Marc Stern on July 22, 2021 - 4:57PM
After a long pandemic-induced hiatus, the Chicago Auto Show emerged early this week with the wares of many automakers. For example, Ford shared the F-150 Lightning, its electric pickup, with the public. And, the automaker also showed its Mustang Mach-E, the wildly popular electric. Meantime, the retro -- and popular -- Ford Bronco Brand was also shown off, while the automaker also shared the compact Maverick pickup with the public.
By Mary Conway on July 18, 2021 - 9:24PM
Visitors to the Chicago Auto Show get to see the refreshed 2022 Jeep Compass. The popular global seller features a slick new interior, with double the storage. It also has a new exterior to look more like the rest of the Jeep line-up.
By Denis Flierl on July 13, 2021 - 9:09AM
Subaru has been tight-lipped about the all-new 2022 Subaru WRX. When will they uncover the next-generation performance car?
By Jeremy Johnson on June 10, 2021 - 12:37PM
Tesla is having a Model S Plaid event tonight at its Fremont, CA, factory at 7PM PST. There hasn't been a lot of updates on what is going to be shown here besides the Model S Plaid and I believe Tesla has a chance to surprise on the upside.
By Tinsae Aregay on June 2, 2021 - 3:22PM
Elon Musk shows his frustration in response to a Chinese TikToker who had to make a public apology after stagging a fake Tesla brake failure video.
By Timothy Boyer on May 14, 2021 - 10:40AM
Lithium battery scientist and Head of Energy Storage at Bloomberg NEF, James Firth, tweets a bar graph showing that the production of EV batteries may be the best reason for Tesla to go to India. The estimate lists India as the lowest cost country for manufacturing cells, which with subsidies, could reduce costs significantly - enough to be a game-changer and bring Tesla to India.
By Daniel Cappo on May 3, 2021 - 10:01PM
New information has come out on the price of copper. There also is discussion on how copper will factor into the future of EVs.
By Tinsae Aregay on April 24, 2021 - 7:12PM
There are rumors circulating in Chinese media suggesting Tesla vehicles have been banned from highways due to brake failure issues. However, this is just another FUD report attacking Tesla China which has become widespread lately.
By Tinsae Aregay on April 23, 2021 - 1:33PM
Following a spate of highly publicized Tesla crashes, Tesla has decided to give owners easy access to data gathered by their vehicles during an accident.
By Marc Stern on April 21, 2021 - 6:21PM
In a feat that rivals no other economy, China's auto industry has again knocked off a major copy. This time it's the Ford Bronco, primarily. However, to be fair, you could also call it a Mercedes-Benz or a BMW or who knows what else.
By Tinsae Aregay on April 21, 2021 - 4:06PM
Following an incident on Monday when a Tesla owner protested by climbing on a Model 3 at the Shanghai auto show, Tesla has been facing an onslaught of criticism by the Chinese government. And the EV maker has issued an apology.
By Daniel Cappo on April 12, 2021 - 3:59PM
There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the Tesla Semi’s release. A bigger topic to look into is how investing in an Electric truck compares to investing in a Diesel truck. It comes down to cost, batteries, and weight.