| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Of the scores of new models on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we’ve culled the herd down to five you definitely need to check out. Each represents either an automotive breakthrough or a big improvement over the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Fast cars and tough trucks took center stage over two days of model debuts at the Detroit Auto Show.
Luxury vehicles also made their presence known, most notably the larger Mercedes C-Class and the Hyundai Genesis, which held the line on a base price...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Consider it Acura’s flagship flagship.
Next spring, Honda’s luxury division will put on sale the pinnacle of the brand’s lineup, the RLX Sport Hybrid AWD. As the name implies, this zestier version of Acura’s largish-midsize car...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Honda plans to debut two new models at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit — the new version of its Fit subcompact car and the Acura TLX sport sedan, which replaces the automaker’s TL model.
The Fit is one of those...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:13 AM
When a former top Girl Scout official was taken into custody by the FBI on money laundering charges, prosecutors allege he was carrying more than $18,000 in cash, including $9,500 in an envelope concealed in his left boot.
FBI agents arrested Channing...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The C-class sports sedan from Mercedes-Benz is often called the “baby Benz” because it was the smallest and least expensive model the German automaker sold in the U.S.
Baby has grown up.
Mercedes revealed details Monday about the next...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
There was once a time when size was what separated luxury vehicles from the rest of the herd. “Bigger” simply meant “better.”
Upscale automakers from Audi to Cadillac are shaking up the luxury car world by...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:24 AM
With eco-friendly cars taking center stage at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, it was no surprise luxury carmakers wanted to tout their stuff too.
And not just far-off concepts that drivers will need to wait years for, either. BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Adding four-star luxury to two-wheel motoring, BMW has published photographs and specifications for its updated K 1600 GTL Exclusive.
And what luxury!
Like its predecessors, the 2014 model offers abundant pulling power, from an inline six-cylinder...
| 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...