| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The standard consumer advice for car buying is to purchase as close as you can to the end of the month, quarter or year. Dealers, the thinking goes, are more eager to make deals later in the month to make sure they achieve manufacturer quotas that pay...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Final auto sales numbers for 2013 make it easy to pick out the industry’s winner and losers.
At the top of the heap is Ford’s F-Series pickup truck — with 763,402 sales last year, more than any other vehicle in America, a title it has...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Not content with letting German rivals have all the high-performance fun, Infiniti is hinting it may soon get into the horsepower wars with its existing Q50 compact sedan.
Nissan’s luxury arm used Tuesday’s Detroit auto show to debut to...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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...