| May 1, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Lower gas prices and a rebounding economy are pulling more auto buyers into crossover SUVs and boosting pickup truck sales, April auto sales data indicate.
Honda, Nissan and Subaru reported monthly sales Wednesday, showing increases from April 2012 to...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Nissan Motor Co. is cutting the sticker price on seven of its 18 models in the U.S.
Nissan is hoping that the change will help the cars and SUVs show up more prominently on shopper search websites such as AutoTrader, Edmunds and Kelley Blue Book.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This week saw a homecoming of sorts for Mercedes-Benz's AMG performance division.
In 2012, California accounted for more than a third of all AMG sales in the U.S. So the German automaker brought nearly its entire 2013 AMG lineup to Willow Springs Raceway...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It’s been a busy centennial year for Aston Martin, and the British automaker shows no signs of slowing down, announcing Tuesday the 2015 V12 Vantage S.
The car, which Aston bills as its fastest on the market (save for the full-crazy One-77), will...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:42 AM
In a development that marks the resurgence of American automakers almost as much as the huge profits they announced this week, Consumer Reports said that the new Chevrolet Impala is one of the best cars it has ever tested.
The consumer magazine, known...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:48 AM
The battle for pickup truck supremacy got a little tighter Thursday as Toyota introduced its redesigned 2014 Tundra full-size truck at the Chicago Auto Show.
The automaker hopes this new model will be able to lure buyers away from Ford's perennial...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:33 AM
General Motors Co. posted its best month for U.S. auto sales in almost five years in June.
The automaker said sales rose 6% to 264,843 vehicles over the same month a year earlier. It was its highest total since September 2008.
The results come against...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Kelley Blue Book is out with its list of the best sedans under $25,000.
It has some of our favorites, such as the Honda Accord and Mazda6 and some choices that we might not have included, including the Volkswagen Jetta and Toyota Camry.
While all of...
| 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...
| 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...