| 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 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 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Canadian distributor Search Engine Films has received a seven-figure investment from Abbolita Films, aimed at expanding Search Engine's distribution operations.
Search Engine, founded last year by president John Bain, plans to be actively buying at...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Introduced in 2006, the Porsche Cayman has filled a void between the entry-level Boxster convertible and the brand-defining 911 performance car. Model year 2014 is the Cayman’s first full redesign and though they still share the same architecture, a...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:19 PM
If ever there was a car that separated the public from the automotive pundits, it was the redesigned 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. The public loved this car’s larger body structure, which provided an adult-friendly back seat, and inexpensive starting...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Mercedes-Benz changed the E-Class diesel for 2014, replacing the previous V-6 Bluetec motor with a 2.1-liter four-cylinder engine. Anyone who is reluctant to embrace a $51,400 car powered by a four-cylinder diesel motor should take a test drive before...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:07 PM
An occasional look at artwork and other displays around Laguna Beach.
KX 93.5's mascot is nothing if not conspicuous.
The restored 1960 Chevrolet El Camino is painted a vivid yellow and emits a racket when its engine turns over.
A donor who...
| 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
| 7:00 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 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 3, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - Multiple services operated by Google are being disrupted in China ahead of this week's 25th anniversary of the bloody 1989 incident in Tiananmen Square.
Access from within mainland China appears to be blocked not only to Google's search...