| 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...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The days when luxury in a car meant shiny chrome on the outside and dead trees and cows on the inside have long faded. This is 2013, when even high-tech can fail to impress: Cut-rate hatchbacks have navigation systems, and the average Ford can park...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Infiniti, Nissan's luxury brand, is recalling more than 100,000 sedans to fix a problem with the cars’ accelerator sensor.
The National Highway Traffic Safety administration said 98,307 Infiniti M35 and M45 sedans from the 2006-10 model years...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:23 PM
A new wave of stylish gas-sipping small cars is set to steal the green spotlight in 2014. Loaded with accessories and rated up to 40 miles per gallon and beyond, these mighty fuel misers rival — even surpass — many hybrids. And with sticker...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Look out M3 fans: a turbo is coming.
Confirming what had long been rumored, BMW announced Wednesday the next generation of its venerated M3 sedan (and M4 coupe) would indeed use a turbocharged engine for the first time in the model's history.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Has there ever been a more logical automotive pairing than green technology and sport-utility?
Americans have always had a love affair with spacious, versatile rides that feature lots of bells and whistles. Factor in eco-friendly fuel economy, and green...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners
George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The dominance of Japanese automakers in Consumer Reports' annual auto reliability ratings is starting to fade, with two European automakers and one U.S. brand securing places in the top 10 of the 2013 rankings.
Lexus – the luxury division of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future.
No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....