| 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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The best place to find a diesel these days isn't a freeway truck stop. It's the country club.
Brands like BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi have always sold diesel cars on their home turf back in Germany. Mercedes in particular had success selling oil-burning...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Food Network Chef Christopher Kyler breezes into town on Wednesday, July 23, to give a cooking demonstration at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton.
The Hampton native has been a winner of Food Network’s "Cut Throat Kitchen" and is a Season 10...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:29 AM
California is tops when it come to driving with the top down.
Convertible car buyers are affluent, more educated and tend to live in California, especially Southern California, according to Experian Automotive, an industry research company and arm of...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Porsche is the top brand for owner satisfaction, with Hyundai the top non-premium brand, per a new study by auto industry experts J.D. Power.
The German automaker was the highest-ranked nameplate, for the tenth consecutive year, in a survey of 86,000...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:20 PM
After years of worrying about the stuff that matters — comfort, reliability, quality — Hyundai focused on the superficial with its all-new Genesis luxury sedan.
The previous Genesis was a solid luxury car wrapped in a forgettable exterior,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:32 AM
The first Maserati models have arrived and ground is due to be broken this week for a new showroom that will open this fall in Towson.
The Maserati showroom, along with a new state-of-the-art showroom for BMWs, are part of a $4 million expansion now...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Cadillac employees woke up Friday morning with a new boss.
GM’s luxury division announced that Johan de Nysschen would take over as president on Aug. 1. The 54-year-old South African will leave his post at Nissan, where he served as head of its...
| Jul 9, 2014
Most significant changes: Siri Eyes Free voice recognition for iPhones now standard Price change: $450 higher across the board for sedans On sale: August Which you should buy, 2014 or 2015? 2014 The IS 250 and IS 350 sedans were......
| Jul 10, 2014
Most significant changes: New front-end styling, torque boost for the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine and a host of standard and available tech features Price change: Starts at $34,210, including a $995 destination charge, a $220 increase On sale: August...