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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Torque Report. When he's not writing news or reviews for The Torque Report, he also contributes to Inhabitat.com.

Detroit Auto Show canceled due to the coronavirus

Detroit Auto Show

We were all looking forward to the 2020 Detroit Auto Show this year, which was moved from January to June of this year, but sadly it's now the latest victim of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The 2020 Detroit Auto Show has been officially canceled. To help with the pandemic the TCF center where the...

2021 Chevy Trailblazer rated up to 33 mpg

The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer is going to offer two engine options, a 1.2-liter three-cylinder and a 1.3-liter three-cylinder. A few weeks ago the EPA published its fuel economy specs for the larger turbocharged 1.3-liter engine, but now the EPA has released the fuel economy specs for the 1.2-liter engine.

2020 Toyota Highlander earns Top Safety Pick award

2020 Toyota Highlander

The 2020 Toyota Highlander has received the second highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Top Safety Pick award. The IIHS is quick to point out that it only receives the award when its equipped with specific headlights, but the Highlander's headlights also made it miss out on the higher Top Safety Pick+...

2021 MINI Cooper S Sidewalk Edition priced at $39,250

2021 MINI Cooper S Sidewalk Edition

The 2021 MINI Cooper Convertible is getting a new Sidewalk Edition, which if you remember was a package that was offered in 2007. The visual package is only offered on the Cooper S trim level. The 2021 Cooper S Sidewalk Edition is available in either dark blue metallic or...

2021 BMW 330e and 330e xDrive plug-in hybrid sedans arrive in May

The 2021 BMW 330e and 330e xDrive plug-in hybrid sedans are scheduled to arrive in May and now BMW has announced the pricing for both sedans. The 2021 330e starts at $45,545 and the 330e xDrive starts at $47,545, including the destination fees. Both sedans are powered by a...

Goodwood Festival of Speed postponed for obvious reasons

Goodwood Festival of Speed

First it was the Geneva Motor Show, then the New York Auto Show and now we have another even that's being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Goodwood Festival of Speed is the latest victim and is now being pushed back from its original July 9 date to "late summer, early autumn." "Following...

2021 Chevy Camaro is getting a few updates

2020 Chevy Camaro

Chevy has yet to reveal the updates to the 2021 Chevy Camaro, but a GM order guide has provided some of the details. GM Authority got hold of the order guide for the 2021 Camaro, which shows some of the changes, like new color options, some tech upgrades and...

Next-Gen Toyota 86 coming in summer 2021

Toyota Product Timeline

Toyota has already confirmed that it's working on the next-generation Toyota 86, but we didn't have a timeframe for its release, until now. A leaked slide from a Toyota presentation reveals that the next-generation 86 is going to be released in summer 2021. It will also reportedly be called the GR 86. A photo...

Polestar 2 production begins in China

Polestar 2 Production

Despite the coronovirus, Polestar has announced that it has started production of the Polestar 2 electric car in Luqiao, China. The first batch of Polestar 2 EVs will be delivered in Europe first, which will then be followed by China and North America. "The world is facing enormous upheaval...

2021 Nissan Rogue spotted in Las Vegas

2021 Nissan Rogue

The next-generation Nissan Rogue is almost here and it looks like a pair of camouflaged 2021 Rogue prototypes were recently caught driving around Las Vegas, Nevada. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-DPKYAJt1d/ A few photos of the 2021 Nissan Rogue were posted on Instagram by cochespias. Although the prototypes are heavily camouflaged we can still...


2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Elantra Review: A smart choice

Are you in the market for a compact sedan that’s packed with features with an easy to swallow price tag? While the...