| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:06 AM
When Toyota and Subaru partnered on producing an affordable rear-wheel drive sports coupe, enthusiasts were excited. Take Toyota’s youthful design elements featured in the Scion and pair it with Subaru’s flat-four cylinder Boxer engine and you...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Spurred by two deadly crashes since 2005, Metrolink has now replaced almost all its fleet of aging rail cars with a state-of-the-art model designed to better protect passengers and crews during crashes.
Officials for the commuter railroad announced...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Hyundai Motor Co. rolled out the first 15 of its hydrogen-powered ix35 sport utility vehicles headed to Copenhagen this week. But part of the news for U.S. drivers interested in the technology was the fact that the event was in Europe and not here.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Hyundai Motor America President and Chief Executive John Krafcik will step down at the end of his contract on Dec. 31, making way for successor David Zuchowski to take over both posts effective Jan. 1.
Zuchowski joined Hyundai Motor America in...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Hyundai launched the first shot in the coming battle for the family sedan market by introducing a new generation Sonata at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday.
The South Korean automaker launched the current Sonata five years ago as a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Ford Motor Co. unveiled the sixth generation of its Mustang on Wednesday night, nearly 50 years after the original debuted at the New York World’s Fair.
The automaker released photos of the 2015 Mustang and planned to show it off in a global...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
U.S. monthly auto sales declined in September for the first time in more than two years, in part because of a calendar quirk that landed Labor Day weekend sales in the August report.
Automakers sold a little more than 1.1 million vehicles last month,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:09 PM
It was a mistake to leave a copy of the window sticker on the front seat of the loaded 2014 Kia Cadenza.
Three times during a week of testing, a passenger climbed in, saw the $41,900 price and blurted: "That much for a Kia?!"
But it took only a...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:23 AM
A month-end sales surge helped automakers post strong November sales.
General Motors Co., the nation’s largest auto seller, said its U.S. sales rose 14% in November to 212,060 vehicles, compared with the same month a year earlier.
It was the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America, the U.S. sales arms of the sibling South Korean automakers, said Monday they have reached a settlement in class-action litigation over inflating the fuel economy claims for their vehicles.
Hyundai will offer...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:57 PM
John Krafcik, president and chief executive of Hyundai Motor America in Costa Mesa, will step down at the end of his contract Dec. 31, making way for successor David Zuchowski to take over both posts effective Jan. 1.
Zuchowski joined Hyundai Motor...