| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:59 AM
GM is expanding the recall of the 2005 to 2007 Chevy Cobalt and Pontiac G5 to include the 2003 to 2007 Saturn Ion, the 2006 to 2007 Chevy HHR, Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky models.
The engine and other components, including airbags, can be...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Diesel-powered cars save on fuel, but many of them won't save you any money.
That's because they cost thousands more to buy in the first place, compared with similar gas-powered models. And many automakers usually offer diesel engines only in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:53 AM
As if Land Rover’s Range Rover was not luxurious, fast, capable, or clever enough, the company has designed a new version of its flagship luxury sport utility vehicle that’s even more appealing. A case of carrying coals to Newcastle, you might...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is impressive enough in a straight line, ripping from zero to 60 in less than three seconds.
But what happens on a smooth mountain road, at the apex of an uphill, right-hand sweeper, must be experienced to be believed. While...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Connecticut has had various efforts to reform its property tax structure but few changes have been made. One change, however, enacted in 1978, continues to put Connecticut in a "best in class" position. That is the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:05 PM
SACRAMENTO — California's two giant automobile clubs proposed legislation Tuesday that would give car owners more control over computer and Internet data streaming from their vehicles.
About 1 in 5 new cars already collect and transmit to...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Driving Audi's all-new A3 sedan around the hills of Silicon Valley reveals a remarkable little car. Ride quality is outstanding, material quality is top notch and acceleration is impressive; the only letdown in the A3's performance is steering feel that'...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Investigators trying to determine why a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle upon takeoff Tuesday were scheduled to examine the engine and sift through videos from surveillance and cellphone cameras in hopes of finding an explanation for the...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The season-opening Daytona 500 was less than an hour old when Barney Visser saw his latest $1-million NASCAR investment literally go up in smoke.
Visser owns Furniture Row Racing, which fields one car — the black No. 78 Chevrolet — driven by...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:32 PM
General Motors has unveiled a new family of small engines meant to go into GM's small and midsize cars all over the world. The new three- and four-cylinder engines all share a common architecture and replace three separate families of......