| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:05 AM
The North American International Auto Show in Detroit has always been known for power and performance but in 2014 the industry was also showcasing technology that includes alternative sources of power.
Though they weren’t front and center, auto...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Porsche is bringing back a classic 911 body style — the open-topped Targa — in the image of the original, with a metal-plated roll bar perched just behind the driver.
The Targa debuted Monday at the North American International Auto Show...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Auto sales rose in May, helped by stronger consumer confidence and a rebound in home sales and construction.
General Motors Co., the nation’s largest automaker, said its U.S. sales rose 3.1% in May to 252,894 vehicles compared with the same...
| 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...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Attention, eco-chic speed freaks: Set aside your Teslas; you have a new toy to covet.
The 2014 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid and the all-electric i3 are the first offerings from the automaker's new i subbrand. Equal parts sex appeal and efficiency, the cars...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It is a mix of emotions only an Italian car can evoke.
Maserati's all-new Ghibli and redesigned Quattroporte sedans thrill with all the lusty performance and high style expected from a brand with a loose connection to Ferrari. But — mama mia!...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:47 PM
DETROIT--As the automotive test director for Consumer Reports, Jake Fisher drives hundreds of cars a year and is known as one of the toughest critics in the auto industry. The Times took a cruise with Fisher at the North American International Auto Show...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Fast cars and tough trucks took center stage over two days of model debuts at the Detroit Auto Show.
Luxury vehicles also made their presence known, most notably the larger Mercedes C-Class and the Hyundai Genesis, which held the line on a base price...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Of the scores of new models on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we’ve culled the herd down to five you definitely need to check out. Each represents either an automotive breakthrough or a big improvement over the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:58 PM
When we last left the Bentley Continental GT 18 months ago it was a comfortable, if not overtly thrilling car. Just because you have 567 horsepower and a twin-turbocharged W-12 engine under the hood of your carriage doesn’t necessarily mean you&...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Bentley, builder of some of the world’s largest and most expensive luxury cars, is getting into the SUV business.
The British automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen Group, confirmed Tuesday that it would build the yet-unnamed vehicle at its...