| Jan 23, 2008
Consumer prices are up. The stock market is down. The dollar has plummeted. And credit is tightening. So what does that mean for motorcycles -- not only future sales, but also new model development, pricing and financing? Well, it appears the bad news has...
| Dec 18, 2007
Cars are set to get dramatically better mileage in the next decade under the energy bill that's expected to get final congressional approval today. But for drivers hoping to see sport utility vehicles go the way of the dinosaurs and find dealerships...
| Feb 9, 2008
Suffering from lessee's remorse?
In the past, making an early exit from a car lease was about as easy as getting out of jail free. Now a handful of websites are offering restless consumers a chance at freedom while also providing an option for those...
| Feb 20, 2008
If you close your eyes, listen closely and click the heels of your off-road boots three times, you just might hear a ringing sound.
Is it tinnitus? Probably. But I like to think it's cash registers as they rack up sales for dual sports.
Bikes that can...
| Mar 4, 2008
In a down market, cheap and small sells.
That's the message from automakers, who reported Monday that they sold 6.3% fewer cars in February than they did a year earlier as the industry endured a barrage of woeful economic news, including high gas prices,...
| Mar 7, 2008
| 10:22 PM
Rolls Royce normally transports new cars from Chichester, England, to Southern California by sea.
But if there's a particularly impatient customer at O'Gara Coach Co. in Beverly Hills itching to plunk down $350,000 for a Phantom, Rolls has been known...
| Mar 14, 2008
Chrysler is trying to cut its way back to significance. It's going to hurt.
The automaker's 71,000 employees will be on "mandatory vacation" for two weeks in July when all operations across the country are shut down, the company said Thursday.
| Sep 4, 2008
Falling gasoline prices didn't help automakers in August as economic worries and an overabundance of trucks rather than compact cars continued to drag down U.S. sales results.
Overall industry sales were down 15.5% last month compared with a year earlier...
| Jun 15, 2008
Oscar-winning writer and director Paul Haggis owns four Toyota Priuses and is high on the waiting list to buy a $100,000 Tesla electric roadster. But when he heard about the new Honda FCX Clarity, a hydrogen-powered car that gets 270 miles on a tank and...
| Oct 27, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Asian automakers once again dominate the upper ranks of Consumer Reportsâ annual vehicle-reliability survey, although Ford Motor Co. is making strides in improving the dependability of its cars and light trucks. Fordâs sustained production of vehicles...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 4:33 PM
The intersection between the auto industry and the alternative energy movement got crowded today as a group of speakers met in Westwood for the Bloomberg Cars & Fuels Briefing. The day before the Los Angeles International Auto Show, presenters at......