| 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 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Porsche Design shifted things into high gear this time around, forgoing the static presentation of the last several seasons and staging a full-blown runway format to showcase its men's and women's spring and summer 2014 collection.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:07 AM
General Motors Co. said its profit fell in the third quarter, but the automaker’s results also demonstrated that its troubled European operations are improving.
GM’s profit fell 53% to $698 million in the quarter compared with the same...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The government shutdown didn't stall Americans' demand for new cars and trucks.
The 16-day shutdown slowed U.S. auto sales in the first two weeks of October, but they picked up speed in the last two weeks. Sales rose 11% to 1.2 million.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The confusion of the guy in the tollbooth was understandable. As the seven-passenger SUV rolled into his station, it's clear the sparkly brown paint, gobs of chrome trim and wheels, and touch-screen navigation said that this was some kind of luxury....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Acura made its name on upscale sedans and coupes, but its MDX crossover has quietly become the meal ticket for Honda's luxury division.
Last year, the MDX made up about a third of Acura's sales in the U.S., and it has been the brand's biggest seller...