| May 22, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Texas auto tuner Hennessey Performance Engineering, the company that supercharges anything with four wheels, has revealed its latest project: a modified Ford F-150 SVT Raptor truck.
The company has taken the F-150, a pickup truck that's been the...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It’s a problem most car fans wouldn’t mind having. Don Davis has to change too many batteries.
The Texas-based businessman and avid car collector is putting 64 rare and classic cars up for auction April 27. More than $15 million worth of...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
After making a splash in Geneva with its wild Veneno supercar, Lamborghini is headed to Shanghai with an amped-up anniversary edition of its Aventador.
Never one to shy away from elaborate names, the Italian automaker announced Friday it is bringing to...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Marianet Tirado returned to Los Angeles Trade Tech community college this fall, optimistic that she would get into the classes she needs to transfer to a four-year university.
Of the courses she wanted, only two had space left when she registered in May....
| May 21, 2012
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn.
She found it in a small advertisement...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Nicholas C. Petris, who was a leading liberal voice for nearly four decades as a California state senator and assemblyman representing his hometown of Oakland and other East Bay cities, has died. He was 90.
Petris, who retired in 1996 because of term...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Investigators are asking for the public's help tracking down a man who stole a $75,000 Maserati from a car dealership near downtown Los Angeles....
| Apr 21, 2012
| 6:32 PM
The car: 2012 Bentley Continental GTC
The power: 567 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque coming from a 6-liter, twin-turbocharged W-12 engine. Power is routed to all four wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and sport...