| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Is it too soon for SUV nostalgia? Let’s reminisce about those trendy hulks on wheels that were, not so long ago, the next big things in the automotive world, able to whisk Brady Bunch-size broods to soccer games or scale mountains with legroom to...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Imagine getting fuel efficiency that reaches 40 mpg and beyond, on models that sell for thousands of dollars less than hybrids. Manufacturers have delivered just that with several new and redesigned gas-sipping rides for 2012 — many of them...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Federal Reserve’s decision to continue a stimulus program unabated should put more downward pressure on mortgage rates, which had fallen sharply this week even before the central bank announced its decision.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Continuing a trend that dates back at least to the dawn of recorded time, actively managed mutual funds--those run by professional stock pickers--recently have been trounced by the market averages.
As my colleague Tom Petruno documented over the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:33 PM
A good pair of jeans lasts a long time — sometimes longer than the companies that make them.
That's what makes the longevity of Guess Inc. a bit of an anomaly.
Founded in 1981, the Los Angeles fashion company is in its fourth decade, largely...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Most of the cars on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show through Dec. 1 have all the basic tech functionality you’d expect, including radios, voice command capability and Bluetooth to connect phones.
Many cars have audio jacks and USB ports....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Subaru added a little heat to its lineup Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with the global introduction of the all-new 2015 WRX.
A turbocharged version of the compact Impreza, the WRX has earned a cult-like following by mixing all-wheel-drive...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Traffic deaths are on the rise for the first time in many years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The agency said Thursday that highway deaths rose by 1,082, or 3.3%, to 33,561 in 2012, compared with the previous year....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Remember back in 2011, when hordes of shoppers swarmed into Target to get their hands on the exclusive and limited Missoni line? Expect the same amount of pandemonium – if not more – on Sunday, when the chain unveils its 3.1 Phillip Lim...