| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:30 PM
After decades of selling only rear-wheel and all-wheel-drive cars in the U.S., Mercedes-Benz on Sunday announced its sole front-wheel-drive entry for the U.S. market.
The German automaker used a private event ahead of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show to debut...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Infiniti used the Detroit Auto Show on Monday to launch a new Q50 sport sedan into an increasingly cutthroat segment that includes a redesigned Lexus also scheduled to debut this week.
The Q50, Infiniti's first model to use a new naming convention,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:06 AM
BMW announced Friday it will bring a trio of vehicles to the New York Auto Show later this month, including a new diesel 3-Series sedan.
The 328d will be making its U.S. premiere at the show, several months before it rolls into dealerships in late...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
We know it will have a new name. Now we know it will have headlights.
Infiniti on Friday released a teaser video of its upcoming Q50 sedan, which the company will officially introduce at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show in January.
The rear-wheel-drive Q50...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Honda's overhaul of its luxury Acura brand will include a redesigned and electric-augmented NSX supercar, which will be built in a $70-million refurbished plant in Marysville, Ohio.
Acura sales in the U.S. were up 14% in the first four months of the...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:44 PM
An appeals board sided with Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday and substantially reduced penalties levied against the team for having an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's engine when Kenseth won at Kansas Speedway last month.
Kenseth initially was stripped of...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Jaguar’s design director, the Scottish-born Ian Callum, was in Los Angeles in late April to accept the BritWeek Design Icon award for his contributions to British design. BritWeek is an annual celebration of British contributions to architecture...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Automotive website Edmunds.com on Monday excoriated Lincoln for lending it a car that had high performance tires, which Lincoln acknowledged almost none of its buyers will select.
The tires in question are Michelin Pilot Super Sports. They're found on...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Martyn Donaldson leans hard against the hulking 1948 Tucker 48 and rolls it out of his small restoration shop in Pacoima.
Although the color on its build sheet is listed as maroon, the midafternoon sun reveals a metallic luster in the showroom quality...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Hot rodder Jimmy Shine's tattoo-covered arms are elbows-deep under the hood of a 1932 Ford as he adjusts the electrical wiring on a $100,000 racing engine that hasn't started in years.
Before a co-worker turns the ignition, Shine glances uneasily at the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:37 AM
If you're not already sick of hearing about the all-new LaFerrari hybrid supercar -- and with 950 horsepower and a zero-to-124 mph time under seven seconds, why would you be? -- there are now several videos online to whet your appetite.