| May 31, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Los Angeles County's second-largest advertising agency on Friday terminated nearly one-fifth of its workforce — about 200 people — after losing much of its signature American Honda Motor Co. account.
Santa Monica based Rubin Postaer &...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:35 AM
American Honda Motor Co. reported 9.7% growth in June sales on the strength of crossover and minivan sales.
The increase came despite continued weakness in the automaker's Acura luxury division, which saw sales decline by 10.4%, to 13,765, compared to...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Rising consumer confidence combined with a rebounding construction industry pushed auto sales to near pre-recession levels in June.
Automakers sold about 1.4 million vehicles last month, a 9% gain from the same period a year earlier. The brisk sales...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Ford Motor Co. will knock $4,000 off the price of its 2014 Focus electric cars, slated to hit dealers’ lots in a few weeks.
With destination charge included, the base model will now cost $35,995. In a statement Thursday, a company spokeswoman said...
| Jun 8, 2011
Nissan nails unconventional. One has only to spend some time driving the all-electric Leaf, the spunky Juke crossover or the anomalous Murano CrossCabriolet to know this is a company that takes risks -- and succeeds from them.
So one would think such a...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:36 AM
(Reuters) - Ford Motor said its primary Ford brand vehicle sales topped 2 million in the United States this year, the first time since 2007 that any single automotive brand has reached that level.
The Ford brand passed the 2-million mark on Wednesday...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
The massive earthquake in Japan will disrupt auto production in the beleaguered nation, but exactly how long it will last is uncertain.
A key factor still to be determined is whether the Japanese ports from which the auto companies ship vehicles and...
| Mar 15, 2011
With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools.
Japan is the...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 11:17 AM
DETROIT -- Honda Motor Co is recalling about 21,700 of its current-model compact Honda Civic cars due to the possibility that fuel will leak in a roll-over crash, the company and U.S. regulators said on Thursday.
"If a vehicle is involved in a roll-...
| Apr 21, 2011
The only Mercedes hatchback on the U.S. market, the 2011 B-Class F-Cell, wouldn't be recognizable as a Benz if it weren't for its premium badge.
Its small, pragmatic silhouette is more Japanese than German. But the B-Class F-Cell is more notable for...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 6:58 AM
LONG BEACH -- Police in Long Beach are looking for a man they say is responsible for at least seven sexual assaults on young girls.
The attacks happened between July 15 and August 5 in the area near Paramount Boulevard and South Street.
Police say the...