| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Volkswagen Group of America is replacing Jonathan Browning, its top executive in North America, as it struggles with stagnant U.S. sales while the rest of the car market is growing.
The German automaker said Browning was leaving “for personal...
| 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 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 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,...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
You've probably seen him on TV or in the newspaper, wearing a blue and white wig decorated with the fuzzy dice equivalent of basketballs. He's Danny Karwoski, the University of Connecticut women's basketball superfan.
Karwoski has attended upward of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Long relationships are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar.
During Sunday's telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald's Corp. is set to make its 23rd straight appearance in Hollywood's biggest night, and American Express Co. will...
| Mar 4, 2014
The winter chill on auto sales is melting into a buyers market.
Dealer inventories have ballooned with the frigid weather across much of the nation in January and February. So automakers are turning to a tried-and-true method to move sheet metal —...