| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:05 AM
GM isn't the only automaker in the news for airbag-related recalls. Toyota announced today an expansion of a previous recall to address a faulty front passenger airbag inflator — the inflator could rupture, causing the airbag to deploy abnormally....
| May 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Used-car deals are getting better. Desirable trade-ins and vehicles at the end of their lease are streaming onto the used market, and that means more choices at lower prices. New-car leasing and finance deals create...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:23 PM
With an 8-0 Southern California Sectional series-clinching 8-0 win over Southwestern Community College on Saturday, the Orange Coast baseball team tied a 60-year-old school record with seven shutouts in one season.
But after the top-seeded Pirates won...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:29 AM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Cars could be driving themselves down the world's streets far sooner than expected, thanks to a change in a global treaty backed by European countries.
A little-noticed amendment to the United Nations Convention on Road Traffic...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Christoffer Castor, or simply "Castor" as he's called, wanted to sell his old red Volvo with the rusty back end and the cat stickers on the side window. But the 28-year-old Swede felt the need to stand out among the competition. So he created a video...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:59 PM
On an Academy of Country Music special, Carrie Underwood will debut a song she co-wrote to honor U.S. troops.
Underwood will perform "Keep Us Safe" on "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops" at 9 p.m. Tuesday on CBS.
"When we were...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:07 PM
It’s odd, and I’m old, but I don’t ever recall seeing so many carmaker recalls.
Or, put another way: Has General Motors built any cars recently that don’t need to be recalled?
On Tuesday, the new poster boy for bad...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Toyota has announced recalls of about 10,500 Lexus GS 350 sedans, from the model year 2013, and about 370,000 Sienna minivans, from the model years 2004 to 2010.
Toyota Motor Sales said the Lexus sedans suffer from a possible brake pedal assembly...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
After years as a marketing consultant, Fredrik Carlstrom has branched out and opened Austere, a scrupulously curated showroom devoted to Scandinavian design.
“Retail is not the sole focus,” Carlstrom said during a recent tour of Austere,...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Same great hatchback flavor. Now with less fuel!
That’s the theme behind Audi’s forthcoming 2015 A3 Sportback e-tron, a compact hatchback due in early 2015 that will be the first ever plug-in hybrid from the German automaker.
Audi A3 fans...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The press kit for the redesigned 2015 Audi A3 provides a glimpse into the future of automotive marketing. In it, Audi focuses on features most prized by the tech-savvy buyers the company is targeting.
Audi says the A3 sedan features the first-ever 4G...