| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Sitting on the deck of the aircraft carrier Intrepid in Manhattan on Monday night, Land Rover’s Discovery Concept SUV previewed much more than just a future vehicle from the historically British brand.
It signified a major reorganization for...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Are you noticing more BMW models on the road? Car enthusiasts and car shoppers alike may be wondering why there are so many.
The simple answer is that there are nearly 50 more trim levels from 7 years ago across a half-dozen more models, or double...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:00 PM
If you like the redesigned Audi A3, the trouble may be deciding which version to buy. You could spend all day test-driving the variants of the compact luxury sedan: two turbocharged gasoline models, a diesel, a convertible, even in a plug-in hybrid.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At first glance, the 2014 Cayman seems like the essence of Porsche: A simple, fast, gorgeous coupe that stays glued to the pavement.
Other familiar hallmarks include a flat-six engine behind the driver; a trunk in front, under a sloping hood; and that...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Convertibles and Los Angeles go together like peas and carrots, so it's no surprise that Porsche has announced it will debut the drop-top versions of the 911 Turbo and Turbo S models at the next L.A. Auto Show.
The cars are mechanically identical to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Volvo Trucks has been targeting the viral-video market with its "live test" campaign. The latest stunt film in the series, released Thursday, features a Volvo FL truck chased by bulls in Spain.
"The Chase" is an ad, yes, but it's also a rollicking bit...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:24 AM
With eco-friendly cars taking center stage at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, it was no surprise luxury carmakers wanted to tout their stuff too.
And not just far-off concepts that drivers will need to wait years for, either. BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:39 AM
After dipping a toe into the luxury waters with the recent Cadenza, Kia will be jumping in headfirst at the L.A. Auto Show with its K900 flagship.
The Korean automaker announced Monday that it would be debuting the full-size luxury sedan at the 2013 show...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:37 AM
When a company like Land Rover says it's planning the most exclusive vehicle in the company’s history, count on it coming with a heavy price tag.
Count on a captive audience in Los Angeles too.
With a nod to the Range Rover’s status as...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:07 AM
General Motors Co. said its profit fell in the third quarter, but the automaker’s results also demonstrated that its troubled European operations are improving.
GM’s profit fell 53% to $698 million in the quarter compared with the same...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The confusion of the guy in the tollbooth was understandable. As the seven-passenger SUV rolled into his station, it's clear the sparkly brown paint, gobs of chrome trim and wheels, and touch-screen navigation said that this was some kind of luxury....