| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Honda rode its 2014 Accord lineup all the way to the Green Car of the Year award on Thursday morning at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
“With its efficient internal combustion, hybrid and plug-in choices, the 2014 Honda Accord delivers exactly what...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The L.A. Auto Show, which opens to the public Friday, raises the curtain today on dozens of new models — new BMWs, a new Jaguar coupe, new Chevy pickups.
Today, our reporters will be tracking the latest auto show news and most exciting debuts....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:56 AM
BMW kicked off the 2013 L.A. Auto Show on Wednesday morning by paying homage to the City of Angels’ love of sunshine.
The automaker’s all-new 4 Series convertible made its world debut, alongside several models making their North American...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Honda released a sketch of its new fuel cell concept vehicle, pointing to the design direction of the next-generation Clarity hydrogen car, which it now leases in small numbers in California.
Honda says it plans to launch its next-generation fuel cell...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:36 AM
One of the reasons why electric cars are poor sellers is because consumers have little understanding of the financial incentives and other benefits available to owners of the vehicles.
That’s the finding of two Indiana University researchers who...
| Nov 12, 2013
Re "Tesla shares hammered again," Business, Nov. 8
Thomas Edison solved the light-bulb filament problem. Xerox shipped early 914 copiers in the 1960s with a "scorch eliminator" (a fire extinguisher). Electric car maker Tesla will solve its problems....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Jeep is recalling nearly 92,000 of its Grand Cherokee SUVs to fix an issue with the vehicles’ warning lights and instrument panel.
The recall affects 91,559 Grand Cherokees in the U.S. from the 2014 model year, according to Jeep’s parent...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Californians: Now might be a good time to fill up your gas tanks.
Drivers are getting some relief at the pump with gasoline prices having dropped seven straight weeks. The national average for a gallon of regular gas now hovers just north of $3.21 , the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:24 AM
With reports of car fires and other bad news driving the price of Tesla Motors shares down 30% from its all time high reached almost six weeks ago, is this the time to start buying into the electric car company?
Not yet, said Efraim Levy, a S&P...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Tesla Motors shares plunged in early trading Wednesday after the electric car maker said a battery shortage was limiting sales and that it is spending heavily on research and development to bring new models to market.
Shares of the automaker dropped 16%...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. revealed a sneak peak of its FCV Concept hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Tuesday, an early version of the car it thinks will popularize fuel cell autos just as the Prius made hybrids mainstream.
“It is a very intriguing proposition...