| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:55 AM
BMW will sell its i3 electric vehicle, slated for official debut on July 29, for a base price of $42,275.
“The BMW i3 has strong emotional appeal, outstanding product substance and a guarantee of sheer driving pleasure,” Ian Robertson, a BMW...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Cadillac tipped its hand on future plans Thursday night in Carmel, Calif., revealing a dramatic full-size coupe concept called the Elmiraj.
While General Motors has no plans to put the concept into production, it's a strong indication of where its luxury...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
It wasn't the world-record speed Norman Dewis was traveling at in 1953 that gave him pause, or that the Lucite canopy on the custom-built Jaguar XK 120 had no clearance for a helmet, or that his engine was spinning above the safe limit.
It was that...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Many an experienced New York producer has taken a look at the Mercury Theater, located in the heart of Chicago's Southport Avenue corridor but bereft of fly space and wing space, and declared it fit only for cabarets and diminutive revues. L. Walter...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Sorry, Jaguar purists, a crossover SUV is coming.
The British automaker confirmed over the weekend what had long been rumored: that a crossover was imminent.
Sunday’s announcement was thin on details other than Jaguar would be bringing a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Porsche Design shifted things into high gear this time around, forgoing the static presentation of the last several seasons and staging a full-blown runway format to showcase its men's and women's spring and summer 2014 collection.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Inch by inch, hybrids and electric cars are gaining ground in the U.S. auto market.
Automakers sold 54,855 hybrids in August, reports Autodata Corp., a sales tracking firm. That is a 32% gain from the same month a year earlier and an industry record...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Tattletales may no longer be quite as much welcomed by the PGA Tour.
Four days after videotape caught Tiger Woods violating a rule at the BMW Championship, Commissioner Tim Finchem said that officials will review the increasingly common practice of ...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Three million miles is six round-trips between the Earth and the moon. Or, for the more local travelers, it’s 537 schleps from Los Angeles to New York City and back.
It’s also the distance 74-year-old Irv Gordon has driven -- in a single...