| Feb 1, 2014
Forget the turbocharged six-cylinder engine, the three-stage neck-warming system, the color heads-up display.
The most interesting feature of the 2014 BMW 435i convertible is the elaborate setup built into the caboose of this car.
With the car's...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
In a rare public apology, General Motors acknowledged Tuesday that it may have reacted too slowly to a safety issue linked to 13 deaths.
The delayed response could potentially cost GM tens of millions of dollars in civil penalties if the National...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Porsche has issued a voluntary recall of its new 911 GT3 sports car and has recommended that owners of the 475-horsepower machine stop driving them immediately due to a possible fire risk.
The automaker announced Thursday that it would be inspecting all...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
California’s highest speed limit may be 70 miles per hour, but that doesn’t mean you can’t tool around the Southland in a car that can go three times that fast. A word to those of us with a taste (and the cash) for high-end speedsters: A...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:59 PM
A whole new British invasion is heading for American shores. Only this time it’s not rock ’n’ roll making a big splash in the stateside market, but an armada of posh new rides that are set to lift the bar even higher on luxury car...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The bottom-of-the-line Benz always faces a tough question: Is it a real Mercedes?
That's a compliment to the venerable German brand's standard-setting build quality. But the question also speaks to the oxymoron inherent in a budget Benz, and the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:24 AM
With eco-friendly cars taking center stage at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, it was no surprise luxury carmakers wanted to tout their stuff too.
And not just far-off concepts that drivers will need to wait years for, either. BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:10 AM
January on the classic car calendar means collectors from around the world -- and their checkbooks -- head to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the car auctions the sun-drenched city hosts each year.
Auction houses like Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele, Gooding...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
While designing the next-generation F-150 truck, Ford Motor Co. secretly substituted the steel body on some of its current pickups with an aluminum shell and delivered them to business customers.
The automaker was looking to test how lightweight aluminum...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Of the scores of new models on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we’ve culled the herd down to five you definitely need to check out. Each represents either an automotive breakthrough or a big improvement over the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Fast cars and tough trucks took center stage over two days of model debuts at the Detroit Auto Show.
Luxury vehicles also made their presence known, most notably the larger Mercedes C-Class and the Hyundai Genesis, which held the line on a base price...