| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Working to shore up its upscale Acura brand, Honda Motor Co. plans to split its sales and marketing efforts into separate divisions in the U.S.
Honda is looking to punch some energy into Acura, which has lagged its bigger Honda sibling in sales growth...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Now that the excitement of auto show season is over, the anticipation to drive 2015 models begins.
There's plenty to look forward to, because there are almost too many new vehicles to choose from such as the redesigned, more modern Ford Mustang and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships.
The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Tesla, the California-based electric brand behind the Model S, stormed into the top five automotive brands in a recent survey by Consumer Reports, the organization announced Wednesday.
The company rounds out a group led by Toyota, Ford, Honda, and...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:42 AM
While Telsa’s cars run on electricity, its stock price seems to defy gravity. Shares of Tesla rose 17%, or $37.65, to a record $255.30 in midday trading after a Morgan Stanley analyst said the stock could hit $320.
Tesla, which sold fewer than 23,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:57 PM
A year ago, Jaguar resurrected the brand's sex appeal with the F-Type convertible, a two-seater with park-it-out-front styling and a trio of supercharged engines.
The F-Type provided a refreshing alternative to a market dominated by Porsche. But a key...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Not long ago, there was little warfare in the ultimate luxury marketplace where automakers seemed content to ride the prestige of their heritage. So steeped in marketing hubris was Rolls-Royce, despite being out-engineered by the decade-old Mercedes S-...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:58 AM
For 15 years, the Lexus RX crossover has been the prescription for upscale car shoppers who want more than a sedan and less than a full-size SUV. Refined yet modest, fully capable and fully comfortable, the best-selling midsize has dominated the class and...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:09 PM
"Stay out of my bedroom!" I yell at the TV set, as an ad suggests another erectile dysfunction helper.
"Hey, menopause isn't a disease, get it?" I scream at the ad hawking a pill to extinguish hot flashes.
"Oh really!" I fume. "If I take your little...