| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Cadillac had announced just how much juice you’ll need to buy its upcoming ELR plug-in.
The all-new, two-door coupe will start at $75,995 when it goes on sale in January. The front-wheel-drive model is largely based on the four-door Chevy Volt,...
| 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...
| Nov 2, 2013
The Honda Accord covered my 11-mile morning commute to downtown Los Angeles, downhill on the 110 Freeway, without burning a single drop of gas. In the evening, I made it halfway back before the gasoline engine tapped the tank.
In all, the plug-in hybrid...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:37 AM
When a company like Land Rover says it's planning the most exclusive vehicle in the company’s history, count on it coming with a heavy price tag.
Count on a captive audience in Los Angeles too.
With a nod to the Range Rover’s status as...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:44 AM
After teasing us with a darkly silhouetted outline last week, Jaguar got down to brass tacks Monday morning and officially revealed its concept crossover SUV.
Currently dubbed the C-X17 -- a name that will change with the production vehicle -- the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Sorry, Jaguar purists, a crossover SUV is coming.
The British automaker confirmed over the weekend what had long been rumored: that a crossover was imminent.
Sunday’s announcement was thin on details other than Jaguar would be bringing a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Cadillac tipped its hand on future plans Thursday night in Carmel, Calif., revealing a dramatic full-size coupe concept called the Elmiraj.
While General Motors has no plans to put the concept into production, it's a strong indication of where its luxury...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
It wasn't the world-record speed Norman Dewis was traveling at in 1953 that gave him pause, or that the Lucite canopy on the custom-built Jaguar XK 120 had no clearance for a helmet, or that his engine was spinning above the safe limit.
It was that...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:03 PM
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue.
"Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:34 AM
With the proliferation of CPO programs among high-end automakers over recent years, owning a late-model luxury car no longer requires an astronomical payment. Thoroughly inspected, meticulously reconditioned and comprehensively warrantied – yet much...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At first glance, the 2014 Cayman seems like the essence of Porsche: A simple, fast, gorgeous coupe that stays glued to the pavement.
Other familiar hallmarks include a flat-six engine behind the driver; a trunk in front, under a sloping hood; and that...