| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
While basking in the glow of a new car purchase, few of us are already thinking about reselling it. Yet the resale value of your vehicle down the line is important, as depreciation is a major factor in its true cost of ownership.
According to Irvine-...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The government shutdown didn't stall Americans' demand for new cars and trucks.
The 16-day shutdown slowed U.S. auto sales in the first two weeks of October, but they picked up speed in the last two weeks. Sales rose 11% to 1.2 million.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
For most of this year, Tesla Motors has looked like the next Google or Apple.
Its stock soared about 470% as Wall Street analysts characterized the business as a small but revolutionary automaker that acted like a tech company — disrupting the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:07 AM
General Motors Co. said its profit fell in the third quarter, but the automaker’s results also demonstrated that its troubled European operations are improving.
GM’s profit fell 53% to $698 million in the quarter compared with the same...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Officials in Midland, Texas, and organizers of a weekend celebration honoring military veterans bear some responsibility for a deadly crash between a freight train and a float carrying veterans and their loved ones, according to the National...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:43 AM
What do 200 or so bicycle advocates from all corners of California do over the course of a four-day summit in Oakland?
Well, they ride, of course. They ride around Lake Merritt (on its new green super-sharrow bike path), into the hills and across a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
After years of silence, the former police chief of Bell took the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he was initially “suspicious” about taking the job in the working-class town because of the long legacy of corruption in southeast...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Calcutta, India, would seem to have reached some sort of bicycling nirvana. In the city of 5 million people in a metropolitan area nearly triple that size, more bicycle rides are made each day than forays by car.
So much for that progressive state of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:05 AM
A 14-year-old girl who was found dead by her brother last week in their car at a San Joaquin Valley high school may have died of heatstroke, authorities said Wednesday.
Graciela Martinez and her brother first arrived at Madera South High School at about...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:14 PM
New York-based designer Joseph Altuzarra has taken the spotlight in L.A. this week, co-hosting an Emmys kick-off party, and designing the interior of the green room where stars will hang out backstage during the awards show Sunday night.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Eiji Toyoda, a family scion who spearheaded Toyota Motor Corp.'s aggressive push into the U.S. auto market, has died. He was 100.
Toyoda, a cousin of the Japanese automaker's founder Kiichiro Toyoda, died of heart failure Tuesday at Toyota Memorial...