| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Just hours after federal safety regulators have opened an investigation into problems with the brakes on the Hyundai Genesis on Monday, the South Korean automaker announced a recall for the car.
Hyundai said it will recall about 27,500 Genesis sedans...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk secretly purchased the amphibious sports car that appeared as a movie prop in a 1970s James Bond film with the intention of converting it into the real thing.
Musk, chief executive of electric car company Tesla Motors...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Toyota will recall about 803,000 cars, including the Camry, Avalon, and Venza, because of a problem that could inadvertently set off an airbag or shut down the power steering on the vehicles.
All of the cars are from the 2012 and 2013 model years. Even...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Toyota announced Thursday that it was voluntarily recalling about 10,000 new cars to fix a faulty windshield wiper switch.
The recall affects the 2013 and 2014 Camry and Camry Hybrid, the 2013 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid, and the 2014 Corolla. Due to a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Organizers of the 2013 L.A. Auto Show announced that 22 vehicles would be making their world debuts at the show in November, with a total of 56 vehicle debuts overall.
"As one of the world's largest media hubs and car buying markets, Los Angeles...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:12 AM
BMW is recalling 134,100 5-series sports sedans in the U.S. because of an electrical flaw that could cause the tail lights to fail.
The recall affects 528i, 535i, 550i, and M5 cars from the 2008 through 2010 model years.
Over time, the connection with...
| 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
| 2:01 PM
Small is bigger than ever in the world of crossovers. Thanks to design and engineering innovations, manufacturers are able to squeeze more space and versatility — along with sexy styling and technology — into incredible shrinking packages....