| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:13 PM
By Jim MacPherson
The start of the last decade saw the “super-sizing” phenomenon peak. From meals to housing, bigger was better.
It should come as little surprise that minivans fell into line. They grew, with manufacturers adding a foot to...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:07 AM
California regulators recently voted to require that major automakers substantially increase the numbers of electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell-powered models for the coming years, eventually accounting for 15.4 percent of all vehicles sold in...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:23 AM
The annual auto auctions in Pebble Beach and Carmel roared into the record books with a total of $400 million in sales during Monterey car week.
From Ferraris to Fords, the four-day total was a 28% increase over last year, according to Hagerty...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Classic cars brought in a record $400 million in auctions during Monterey Car Week, a big jump over last year and multiple times the total of many previous years.
The four-day total marked a 28% increase over the $312 million in sales during the 2013...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:48 PM
What does it take for a car to make it to the ripe old age of 50? That’s the milestone that the Ford Mustang has reached, but the path it followed through the years wasn’t always smooth.
It started with a bang, of course. The 1964 1/2...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The most exciting thing about the beloved Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is the full redesign that debuts globally on September 3, 2014. Model year 2016 will be the fourth generation of the Guinness World Book of Records’ best-selling two-seat roadster ....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Attendees of this year’s L.A. Auto Show will have a record number of shiny new vehicles to gawk at, as organizers announced Thursday that nearly 60 global and North American debuts are planned.
Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, General Motors, Hyundai,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:41 PM
April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week.
She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club.
| 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 22, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Elmhurst City Council members Monday approved 10 to 2 another sales tax rebate for a car dealer despite concerns over the amount and length of the deal.
The deal will give Larry Roesch Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge LLC up to $1.5 million over 15 years for...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Toyota’s tiniest car, the subcompact Yaris hatchback, is getting an attitude for 2015.
The automaker announced Wednesday that it had redesigned the car’s exterior for the upcoming model year to add more “European flavor” to...