| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Helio Castroneves is a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 but there's one prize that's always eluded him: An IndyCar Series championship.
So the 38-year-old Brazilian who drives for Team Penske will try again this season.
"That's the goal,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Cars of the future will know when they're about to get hit — and how to speak up about it.
U.S. auto safety regulators on Monday took the first steps toward mandating that automakers build cars that talk to one another. They would speak in short-...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Even as much of the nation rushed by plane, train and car to get somewhere to celebrate the holidays, the weather was in a Grinch-like mood.
As many as 95 million people will be in motion in the annual rite of making it to some relative’s or...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:48 PM
With parts of the nation buried beneath several inches of snow and ice, holiday travel got off to a rough start as scores of flights were delayed or canceled, yet several East Coast cities enjoyed record highs on the first full day of winter.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Motorists driving in the U.S. in 2014 may enjoy some relief at the gas pump, shelling out about 5 cents less per gallon compared with this year, according to AAA.
Rising domestic crude oil production and increased refining capacity are helping...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Question: In looking recently at Enterprise's car rental rates in the Los Angeles area, I notice that it stipulates that the car must remain in California, Arizona and Nevada. I chose another agency that did not have such a restriction. Do they have a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Californians: Now might be a good time to fill up your gas tanks.
Drivers are getting some relief at the pump with gasoline prices having dropped seven straight weeks. The national average for a gallon of regular gas now hovers just north of $3.21 , the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The brilliant brains of many new cars can share their secrets through the Internet, allowing car owners to be alerted through their smartphones about when exactly to fill up with gas, what might be causing that funky engine noise and when their children...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Because of economic uncertainty, the number of Americans traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to drop slightly compared with last year.
The annual forecast by AAA predicts 43.4 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:02 AM
After thousands of gamers waited in line for the midnight release of PlayStation 4, Sony's next-generation video game console is […]...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:51 AM
[Updated, 11:47 a.m. PST Nov. 25: The National Weather Service said Monday that a storm system was still on course to slam the East Coast and harry travelers, starting as soon as Tuesday.
“Given the recent very cold weather, the onset of the...