| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:42 AM
The Forest Lawn Museum, at the memorial park's Glendale location, is hosting "Vroom: The Art of the Motorcycle" now through Jan. 4.
The hand-curated exhibit features 13 rare motorcycles and an esoteric collection of motorcycle-themed art -- including...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:49 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Americans like to sit tall when they drive, as shown by a report issued Wednesday by IHS Automotive showing U.S. registrations for sport utility and crossover vehicles outnumber sedans for the first time.
Through May of this year,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16.
Two 21-year-old Chicago...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ford’s lumbering Expedition will live on for another day.
The automaker announced Wednesday that the full-size SUV would return for the 2015 model year, gaining a new engine, refreshed styling and a luxury edition.
The Expedition targets "more...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:23 AM
In the business of getting from here to there, Connecticut has frequently been among America's pioneering states.
Manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are at the forefront of modern aviation, but over the centuries Connecticut was home to...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:50 AM
General Motors announced six safety recalls Wednesday covering 717,950 recent model year vehicles, including Chevrolet Camaros and Silverados, Cadillac CTS and ATS sports sedans, Buick Regals and LaCrosses and other models.
GM has set a record for...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Nissan plans to introduce a series of autonomous driving functions in its vehicles to convince consumers that self-driving cars represent the future of automotive technology.
Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of both Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Automakers posted one of their best months in years in July.
The car companies sold more than 1.4 million vehicles last month, a 9.1% gain from the same month a year earlier, according to AutoData Corp.
Most of the big automakers posted increases near...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In crash tests of small cars, the little Mini Cooper Countryman turned in a big performance — it was the only vehicle in a group of 12 to win the top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The electric Nissan Leaf short-circuited...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:36 PM
HONG KONG - Chinese officials have blamed the chairman of a car parts factory in eastern China and local regulators for safety breaches that led to the most deadly industrial accident in a year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.
| Aug 1, 2014
General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet.
GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...