| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Names like Porsche, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and Lincoln bring to mind flashy cars with formidable pedigrees and even more formidable price tags.
But for the first time, all these storied luxury brands are focused on — of all things — compact...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:39 AM
After dipping a toe into the luxury waters with the recent Cadenza, Kia will be jumping in headfirst at the L.A. Auto Show with its K900 flagship.
The Korean automaker announced Monday that it would be debuting the full-size luxury sedan at the 2013 show...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two German diesel sedans and three Japanese cars are the finalists for the Green Car of the Year Award to be handed out at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month.
The finalists for the Green Car Journal award include the Audi A6 TDI, BMW 328d, Honda...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The days when luxury in a car meant shiny chrome on the outside and dead trees and cows on the inside have long faded. This is 2013, when even high-tech can fail to impress: Cut-rate hatchbacks have navigation systems, and the average Ford can park...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Is it too soon for SUV nostalgia? Let’s reminisce about those trendy hulks on wheels that were, not so long ago, the next big things in the automotive world, able to whisk Brady Bunch-size broods to soccer games or scale mountains with legroom to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Three million miles is six round-trips between the Earth and the moon. Or, for the more local travelers, it’s 537 schleps from Los Angeles to New York City and back.
It’s also the distance 74-year-old Irv Gordon has driven -- in a single...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Tattletales may no longer be quite as much welcomed by the PGA Tour.
Four days after videotape caught Tiger Woods violating a rule at the BMW Championship, Commissioner Tim Finchem said that officials will review the increasingly common practice of ...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Volvo Trucks has been targeting the viral-video market with its "live test" campaign. The latest stunt film in the series, released Thursday, features a Volvo FL truck chased by bulls in Spain.
"The Chase" is an ad, yes, but it's also a rollicking bit...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
U.S. monthly auto sales declined in September for the first time in more than two years, in part because of a calendar quirk that landed Labor Day weekend sales in the August report.
Automakers sold a little more than 1.1 million vehicles last month,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Infiniti has a simple plan to break the German stranglehold on the sport sedan segment — build an "overwhelmingly superior" challenger, in the words of Chief Executive Johan de Nysschen.
Unfortunately, the 2014 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan fails to...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Convertibles and Los Angeles go together like peas and carrots, so it's no surprise that Porsche has announced it will debut the drop-top versions of the 911 Turbo and Turbo S models at the next L.A. Auto Show.
The cars are mechanically identical to...