| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Start/stop systems in cars, paired with traditional gas engines, are up to the task of bringing cars to the mandated higher fuel economy numbers, according to a major automotive supplier.
Johnson Controls says its present lead-acid absorbent glass mat...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The 2014 B-Class Electric Drive, Mercedes-Benz's new four-door electric vehicle hatchback, will arrive at dealerships in July with a price tag of $42,375, including a $925 destination charge. The B-Class Electric Drive could be eligible for federal tax...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:58 AM
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model.
After nearly two decades of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Does it really take tea-brewing technology that costs the price of an Audi A5 to make the perfect pot?
According to David Barenholtz of the American Tea Room in Beverly Hills, calif., the answer is yes. Not only does Barenholtz say that the Bkon brewer...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Country renegade Eric Church lives and writes on the edge, but when he takes the stage on the ocean’s rim at the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night, the metaphorical significance will be overshadowed by a more literal...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Content and rights-management firm FilmTrack has acquired Jaguar Consulting, which provides software for IP rights, royalty and contract management.
Studio City, Calif.-based FilmTrack will integrate Jaguar's software into its own cloud-based platform,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Roaring down a racetrack at 140 mph, plowing through a chicane, carving up a hairpin turn, this is not the typical environment of Bentleys.
The valet stand at Nobu, perhaps. Or pulling off Sunset Boulevard into Bel-Air. But Bentley has a racing heritage...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A generation ago, New Englanders managed to get through winter with rear-wheel drive vehicles. Then came front-wheel drive, which many people thought worked better on snowy roads. Few drivers at the time had a four-wheel drive vehicle.
Since then, four-...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:23 AM
It seems that BMW is on a mission to reach just about every automotive niche, no matter how small. You want an electric car? BMW has you covered. Ditto for luxury cars, sports cars, sport utility vehicles (sport activity vehicles to BMW), hybrids, sedans,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Rick Ross easily led a field of high-profile new releases last week, as the rap titan's "Mastermind" conquered the U.S. album chart.
Ross' Maybach Music/Def Jam title captured No. 1, reaping first-week sales of 179,000 copies, according to Nielsen...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Consumer Reports named the Tesla Motors Model S electric car the best vehicle on the road Tuesday.
The magazine called the luxury sports sedan its top pick of all 2014 model year autos. This was the first time since 2010 that Consumer Reports named a...