| Apr 6, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Spring is in the air in New York City, which means new-car smell is wafting around the city too, as it plays host to the 2012 New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center.
Although some auto shows are long on wild concepts and far-off...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 9:50 AM
The cars: Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder and Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale
The power: Both cars are powered by a 5.2-liter V-10 engine. The one in the Spyder makes 550 horsepower and routes it to the rear wheels only (hence the 550 and...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:21 PM
For social historian and critic Paul Fussell, the most enduring moments of truth came as a 20-year-old platoon leader in France during World War II. German shrapnel tore up his back and thigh. The blood and guts of fellow soldiers were spewed on him....
| Aug 23, 2012
2013 Cadillac XTS
Base price: $44,995 (including destination charge)
Price, model tested: $62,300; XTS AWD Platinum
Powertrain: 3.6-liter, DOHC, direct-injected V-6 engine; six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and manual mode...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:25 AM
The reinvention of Disney California Adventure begins at the front gate with a new entry promenade designed to make you forget the missteps of the recent past while recalling the Golden State's golden age.
The reimagined Buena Vista Street will pay...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:10 AM
Radiator Springs Racers is the kind of ride nobody but Disney can do.
The new $200 million attraction in the 12-acre Cars Land at Disney California Adventure brings to bear all the theme park giant's strengths and abilities: immersive storytelling,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:30 AM
After more than a decade in existence and $1.1 billion in renovations, Disney California Adventure still probably needs another billion dollars in improvements before it can be worthy of the Disney name.
RELATED: Disney park braces for 'carmageddon' as...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 9:12 AM
It was a highly animated weekend at the box office, as moviegoers spent more than $85 million to see both "Brave" and "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted."
"Brave" is the 13th film from Pixar Animation to open in the No. 1 position at the multiplex, as...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:08 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- What kind of song does it take to silence a club full of insiders at a crowded concert on the first night of the South by Southwest music festival?
The kind that hasn't been invented yet.
Ashley Monroe, a gifted young country singer...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The folks at insurance.com didn’t expect perfect scores when they recently quizzed 500 people on their knowledge of auto insurance. But an overall score of just 34%? Seriously? Only 2% knew what help is provided by comprehensive coverage. “...