| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A decade after Porsche put on sale its first Cayenne SUV and sent purists howling in fits, the automaker is again jumping into new territory with its all-new Macan compact crossover SUV.
Porsche revealed the Macan to the world Tuesday night at the L.A....
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Southern California's love affair with the automobile continues unabated — at least at the Los Angeles Auto Show, where thousands of car fanatics, shoppers and families are descending on the downtown L.A. Convention Center.
After days of media...
| 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,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Hands-free is so last year. For 2013, Apple’s Eyes Free voice commands have started to trickle into new cars. On Tuesday, Honda announced it would be the latest automaker to bring Siri into your daily commute.
The 2013 and 2014 Honda Accord and...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Things are a bit dry at the Volvo well at the moment. The automaker, which was bought by Chinese brand Geely in 2010, won’t have a completely new product until 2015. That’s when the next-generation XC90 SUV is due, which will finally replace...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Not every driver who craves comfort and utility wants a big vehicle, with all the accompanying parking and fuel-economy headaches. Oil prices are still at dizzying heights, and environmental regulations keep tightening. So it’s little wonder that...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:53 PM
If you have your heart set on a luxury car but can’t afford the price tag, then buying a manufacturer-certified pre-owned car may be your best option.
While a car can be “certified” by an automaker, a dealer or an independent third...