| May 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The recent recall of 2.6 million vehicles by General Motors because the ignition switch could turn the car off when the key is on a heavy key ring has prompted speculation that this could mark the end of the ignition key. Who needs it with the arrival...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Kurt Busch began his attempt at auto racing's doubleheader Sunday with a sixth-place finish at the Indianapolis 500 but was unable to become the second driver to complete it when his engine failed during the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, N.C.
| May 12, 2014
| 9:57 PM
The widow of the man behind the wheel of the Porsche Carrera GT that crashed and killed actor Paul Walker last year has sued the car manufacturer, alleging that faults with the design and suspension led to the fatal crash.
The lawsuit filed Monday on...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Dodge introduced the Dart GT sport trim level to round out the compact car's lineup with a performance suspension, improved steering and a more powerful non-turbocharged 184-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder, which pairs with a six-speed manual...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Beauty and cars aren’t new to Los Angeles. But for the next six months you’ll be able to see highlights of both at the Petersen Automotive Museum.
The organization has on display a new exhibit called the World’s Greatest Sports Coupes....
| May 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Attention, eco-chic speed freaks: Set aside your Teslas; you have a new toy to covet.
The 2014 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid and the all-electric i3 are the first offerings from the automaker's new i subbrand. Equal parts sex appeal and efficiency, the cars...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Eight years ago, Terry Yamaguchi paid $5,000 for a bright orange 1973 Datsun 240Z. A couple of years later, she sold the car for a little more than she paid for it.
If only she had kept it.
"Now, that car is worth $20,000," the vintage car collector...
| May 25, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Jimmie Johnson started Sunday as one of the drivers facing scrutiny for a winless NASCAR Sprint Cup season after 11 races.
He will wake up Monday morning with no such worries.
Johnson overtook Matt Kenseth with eight laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:32 AM
When I was 10, my dad set me and a go-kart loose in an abandoned parking lot, free to zip around the blacktop. At that age, you don't give a thought to how much gas costs; it's all about the......
| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Get ready for the monster 'Vette.
Chevrolet plans to unleash a 650-horsepower Corvette Z06 late this year.
The automaker said it will be among the few cars with more than 600 horses that you can buy at a dealership in the U.S. It will be the most...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
There are still plenty of moviegoers who don't know who Rocket Raccoon or Groot are yet, but that hasn't scared off licensing partners from turning the "Guardians of the Galaxy" characters into toys or plastering them on T-shirts.
When signing on to...