The question first popped up when the 503-horsepower Mercedes-AMG GT S roared to life one cool morning last week in San Francisco: This is from a German car company, right?
If you're looking for your next car, the L.A. Auto Show is the perfect spot to get behind the wheel.
Personal transportation is on the cusp of its greatest transformation since the advent of the internal combustion engine.
The Los Angeles Auto Show is a paradise for car enthusiasts — or car shoppers — with an infinite variety of vehicles on display to suit every conceivable taste and budget. Most automakers bring nearly their entire lineups to display.
Apple and Google want to get in your car.
The efforts by various auto dealer associations across the U.S. to keep Tesla Motors from selling its expensive electric cars directly to the public is hypocritical and makes dealers look bad, said Mike Jackson, chief executive of AutoNation, the biggest operator of car showrooms in the U.S.
The South and West halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center are chockablock with glitzy booths promoting the latest in automotive technology. It's all very serious business.
What do you tell the crowd at the L.A. Auto Show after unveiling a carbon-fiber-bodied, 725-horsepower supercharged coupe based on the new Ford Mustang?
With 840 miles of coastline and a rich history of hot-rodding, California is prime territory for the kind of high-horsepower machines descending on Los Angeles this week.
The "Jetsons"-like self-driving car of the future is still years, maybe decades, away from becoming an everyday reality.
Four years after its debut, the Nissan Juke is back with a refreshed look, a torquier and more efficient engine, and a pair of performance models going under the name Nismo.
BMW's i8 has been named the LA Auto Show's 2015 Green Car of the Year.
Acura is taking a mulligan.
Fiat Chrysler has high hopes for the new crossover version of its Fiat 500X runabout, unveiled early Thursday at the LA Auto Show, predicting it will boost sales in the U.S.
Mini is bringing three new vehicles to the L.A. Auto Show – and one of them isn’t a car.
Volvo is making a play for the active types with the V60 Cross Country station wagon and its bigger sibling, the XC90 crossover. The Swedish automaker introduced both at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
In what amounts to a reboot of Toyota’s flagging Scion division, the automaker debuted its Scion iM hatchback concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
Volkswagen has joined the hydrogen fuel cell movement, with new technology developed entirely in-house and a promise to make its Golf the first vehicle ever to be offered in all available power trains — gas, diesel, electric and now hydrogen.
When General Motors designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car for the Los Angeles Auto Show — and a digital version for the Gran Turismo PlayStation game — they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto racing.
You’re such a tease, Volkswagen.
Ford Motor Co. unveiled a restyled version of its standby Explorer sport-utility vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, offering consumers more engine choices and a more luxurious trim level.
Land Rover has come to the Los Angeles Auto Show with a vehicle likely to do well here — a “versatile premium compact SUV” dubbed the Discovery Sport.
Audi granted a view of its future Tuesday night, high in the Hollywood Hills at a lavish debut for its all-new Prologue concept car. The sleek coupe is a look at the new design direction for all upcoming cars from the German brand.
Taking aim directly at German sport sedans, Cadillac launched the ATS-V at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
Automakers face a looming reality: Families are ditching the second car.
The builder of the nation’s most popular SUV – the Honda CR-V – has the same big ambitions for the smaller HR-V it unveiled Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Porsche is coming to the L.A. Auto Show with a pair of GTS models from its 911 and Cayenne lines, along with an exclusive new Panamera.
Trumpeting the “return of the big, bold American sedan,” Chrysler is bringing an updated 300 to the Los Angeles Auto Show.
With sales way up this year, Mazda’s CX-5 crossover is the hottest vehicle the brand offers. But that doesn’t mean the small Japanese automaker is going to sit back and count cars.
While most automakers are content to bring one model to the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz is unleashing several garages full of high-end hardware.
When it comes to connectivity in cars, not all experiences are created equal. But the desire for integration is rampant, industry experts said during the L.A. Auto Show's Connected Car Expo on Tuesday.
Back in the day, car thieves used muscle and crowbars to wreak havoc on cars. Now, the worst threat could come from keyboards and clicks.
With the amount of time drivers spend in their cars -- 20 hours per week on average, according to J.D. Power -- interactive technology such as smartphone integration, automotive apps and autonomy have become increasingly important.
Automakers face a bleak future if they don’t make aggressive bets about the future of cars, according to Peter Schwartz, a renowned business strategy consultant.
The 1% will have a new way to stay tan if Bentley has its way. The British luxury brand unveiled the Grand Convertible on Tuesday night ahead of its appearance at the L.A. Auto Show.
In 1965, Ford paired up with an L.A.-based shop run by Carroll Shelby to breathe a dose of race-bred muscle into its new Mustang. The resulting GT350 helped turn Shelby — the man and the hot-rodding shop he built — into a legend.
Nowhere do automakers sell more hybrid vehicles than California, with its unique combination of environmental consciousness, high gas prices and traffic-choked highways.
What's in a name? Less confusion, Mercedes-Benz is hoping. The automaker announced Tuesday an entirely new naming convention for its SUVs and a few other vehicles, including a new way to denote engine type on hybrid, electric, diesel and other alternative fuel models.
L.A.’s hometown auto show will see a bit of a turf war in the high-horsepower world of performance SUVs when it opens its doors to the media in two weeks.
Ford Motor Co. will debut an updated version of its Explorer sport-utility vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November.
Audi will bring a limited-edition R8 to the Los Angeles Auto Show next month, one that highlights the strengths of the dramatic, mid-engine sports car that has been around since 2007.
Honda and its luxury arm, Acura, will each be bringing some new sheet metal to the Los Angeles Auto Show, the automakers announced Monday.
Attendees of this year’s L.A. Auto Show will have a record number of shiny new vehicles to gawk at, as organizers announced Thursday that nearly 60 global and North American debuts are planned.