| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal government closed the books on the taxpayer bailout of General Motors Co., selling the remaining shares in the nation's largest automaker and taking an expected $10.5-billion loss.
The Treasury Department said Monday...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:23 AM
A month-end sales surge helped automakers post strong November sales.
General Motors Co., the nation’s largest auto seller, said its U.S. sales rose 14% in November to 212,060 vehicles, compared with the same month a year earlier.
It was the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Ford Motor Co. has unleashed the sixth-generation Mustang, the product of a delicate effort to balance half a century of history with demands for modern powertrains, technology and styling.
The result retains the essence of the late-1960s fastbacks on...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Ford Motor Co. unveiled the sixth generation of its Mustang on Wednesday night, nearly 50 years after the original debuted at the New York World’s Fair.
The automaker released photos of the 2015 Mustang and planned to show it off in a global...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The Ford Fiesta equipped with a new three-cylinder engine will get the best highway fuel economy of any car with the exception of some diesels and hybrids, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The tiny 1.0-liter turbocharged engine will give...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Attorneys wrapped up arguments Wednesday in a $20-million lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp. that arose from a 2009 wreck that killed an Upland woman.
The Los Angeles County Superior Court jury is to decide whether Toyota was negligent by not including a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Less than a week after she was killed by a shotgun blast to the face while seeking help for a car accident, Renisha McBride went to her final resting place on Friday, the latest civil rights figure in a panoply of slain young African Americans.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Today's cars have turned into traveling towers of Babel. Car infotainment systems freeze. Phones don't always sync. Bluetooth sound quality is poor. And simple tasks take too many touches and clicks.
At the core of the problem: The cars and devices...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:33 AM
U.S. monthly auto sales declined in September for the first time in more than two years, in part because of a calendar quirk that landed Labor Day weekend sales in the August report.
Auto information company TrueCar.com estimated that by the time all of...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:26 AM
On the 100th anniversary of Henry Ford’s invention of the moving assembly line, the company he founded outlined how it is still refining his ideas.
On Oct. 7, 1913, Ford rigged up a rope tow to pull Model T chassis across the factory floor to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:12 PM
If your workplace and your whiskers are at odds with each other, the American Mustache Institute (AMI) wants to hear about it.
Better yet, it'd like you to take a survey and help it get a beard (sorry, bead) on the state of facial hair in the U.S....