| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:03 AM
The signs of a seismic shift became clear a year or so ago, in even the nonhipster communities of Los ......
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:07 PM
I spotted the restaurant while on a stroll near my daughter's San Francisco apartment. The menu looked good, the prices were right. I decided to check its reviews online.
Then I saw the sign on the window of Bai Thong Thai: "Stop the Bully. Boycott...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Just because German luxury brands are bringing smaller vehicles to the U.S., that doesn’t mean they’re coming here with smaller price tags.
Case in point: the compact BMW X1. The X1 starts at a reasonable $31,695. But the price of the all-...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 9:57 AM
For all the advantages of diesel cars — fuel economy, robust torque, bomb-proof durability — many U.S. buyers just aren't that into them.
Volkswagen knows as much. So despite offering a wide range of fuel-efficient diesels, the company is...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
BERKELEY — On the University of California campus recently, a tour guide told a group of prospective students about the many opportunities open to those studying in the Bay Area — "like getting an internship at Pixar," she said.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Even at 80, Costa-Gavras is fighting the good fight.
The Greek-born, naturalized French writer-director best known for his politically charged films such as 1969's Oscar-winning "Z" and 1982's "Missing," found himself in the middle of police action in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Chevrolet’s Volt topped the Sierra Club’s list of plug-in hybrids in the environmental organization’s annual Electric Vehicle Guide.
At a price falling mid-range in the list of six EVs reviewed, the Volt takes drivers 38 electric-...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The price of used cars posted its biggest drop since October, according to an industry guide, an indication the tight market for late-model-year vehicles is starting to ease.
The NADA Used Car Guide said prices for cars and trucks up to 8 years old...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:33 AM
How they stack up: Specifications for the electric cars in our comparison test, the Honda Fit EV, Fiat 500e and Nissan Leaf.
Honda Fit EV
Times' take: The right blend of performance, utility and efficiency
Highs: Sport driving mode hauls more...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:33 PM
We at the Vegas Guide are slowly coming to terms with the fact that we’re probably never going to own a supercar. Unless our bullish investment in scratch-off tickets pays off in a big way, we’re pretty sure the most exotic mode of...
| May 24, 2013
In a 1961 debut that reverberated worldwide, Jaguar pulled the covers off its E-Type coupe at the Geneva Motor Show and redefined beauty in automobiles.
In the era of audacious tail fins and unchecked mass, the sensual 1961 E-Type, also known as the...