Robotic Window Washer For Your Car From Amazon

From Torque News. Torque News long-term vehicle tester Hande Tuncer loves gadgets and technology. She recently purchased an autonomous window-cleaning robot from Amazon. The robot uses vacuum to hold itself against a vertical window outside your home where it is hard to reach. It then uses two rotating cloth cleaning pads in conjunction with window…

Tesla Autopilot Outshines U.S. Safety Average by 11X

From Torque News. In the first quarter of 2024, Tesla reported a significant safety achievement with its Autopilot technology, with one accident per 7.63 million miles driven, which is more than 11 times better than the U.S. average. This data from Tesla, which compares favorably to the national average of one accident per approximately 670,000…

Tesla has big problems in China. It might have a new one in Europe, too

From Torque News. This morning Tesla investors are looking to new data suggesting that the electric-car maker’s challenges extend well beyond its current struggles in China. Citing data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, Bloomberg noted that Tesla’s Europe-based car registrations fell to 13,951 in April, a 2.3% decline from a year earlier and the…

Honda Unveils 200-hp Civic Hybrid for 2025

From Torque News. Honda has announced the return of the Civic Hybrid for the 2025 model year, featuring a 200-hp hybrid model that promises nearly 50 mpg. Bravo Honda! Looks really good! I am interested to see pricing. Provide an affordable, efficient hybrid that looks sleek and sporty, without sacrificing power and performance, and it…

Chevy Tempts Tesla Owners, But Picks The Wrong SUV

From Torque News. In a move that has electrified (or perhaps frustrated) the auto market, Chevrolet has unveiled an attractive discount aimed squarely at Tesla owners. This $4,000 incentive beckons these drivers to "defect" to GM and trade in their sleek electric sedans for the all-new Chevy Blazer EV. This has Chevy fans and Tesla…