| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. revealed a sneak peak of its FCV Concept hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Tuesday, an early version of the car it thinks will popularize fuel cell autos just as the Prius made hybrids mainstream.
“It is a very intriguing proposition...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:52 PM
The dominance of Japanese automakers in Consumer Reports' auto reliability ratings is starting to fade, with two European automakers and one U.S. brand placing in the top 10 this year.
Lexus, Toyota Motor Corp.'s luxury division, scored the top spot...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The Ford Fiesta equipped with a new three-cylinder engine will get the best highway fuel economy of any car with the exception of some diesels and hybrids, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The tiny 1.0-liter turbocharged engine will give...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The dominance of Japanese automakers in Consumer Reports' annual auto reliability ratings is starting to fade, with two European automakers and one U.S. brand securing places in the top 10 of the 2013 rankings.
Lexus – the luxury division of...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:32 AM
It's been awhile since we first noticed strange sounds coming from our long-term Subaru BRZ, but we finally had the issue addressed at our local dealership with the installation of a new high-pressure fuel pump, which is under warranty. We......
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From washing and waxing to detailing the interior, people baby their cars in all sorts of ways. But it's equally important to take care of your car before you put it into storage. Here are a few tips to make......
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Imagine that rather than going to Walmart, you could get that new cellphone case by hitting a button on your 3D printer. Or that earthquake victims in underdeveloped countries could build themselves new homes out of mud. Or that your car was so light that...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The aging Nissan Maxima needs a makeover, but Nissan would do well to preserve the car's driving fun — a strength that could lure a few shoppers to the current car even in its twilight years.
The seventh-generation Maxima has been in showrooms...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two German diesel sedans and three Japanese cars are the finalists for the Green Car of the Year Award to be handed out at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month.
The finalists for the Green Car Journal award include the Audi A6 TDI, BMW 328d, Honda...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The days when luxury in a car meant shiny chrome on the outside and dead trees and cows on the inside have long faded. This is 2013, when even high-tech can fail to impress: Cut-rate hatchbacks have navigation systems, and the average Ford can park...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners
George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said.