| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Though there were several media preview events earlier this week, Toyota officially kicked off the first of two media days at the 2013 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday morning by introducing the all-new Highlander crossover SUV.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Diesel is the David Hasselhoff of automotive technologies. Germans love the powerful and fuel-efficient engines, while most Americans shake their heads and say, "Seriously?"
A handful of fuel-efficient new models, including the Chevy Cruze compact and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:55 AM
After years of failed promises and delayed introductions, Alfa Romeo will officially return to the U.S. later this year with an all-new mid-engine sports car, the company announced Tuesday.
The Alfa Romeo 4C will be the first of several Alfas to hit...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Lexus, Porsche, Toyota and Lincoln had the best records in the 2013 J.D Power and Associates vehicle dependability study.
In good news for car owners, the study found that overall, cars are becoming more reliable. Other top scorers included Buick,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:12 PM
The all-new 2013 RAV4 just rolled through The Times' Test Garage, so here's a quick look at the latest crossover from Toyota. Watch this space for a full review from Highway 1 in the coming weeks.
This is the fourth generation of the RAV4, a vehicle that...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:05 AM
By now you've probably heard the sad news that Suzuki is withdrawing from the American market, though its motorcycles will still be roaring around. As it happens, I had two of the last models, the Kizashi Sport and the all-wheel-drive subcompact SX4, as...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Still remember Dad's white '64 Dodge Dart wagon, with red upholstery, gleaming on a summer day in the driveway. It was his first wagon, and we were all thrilled to pile into it for a trip to the Jersey Shore.
Introduced just four years earlier, the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:20 AM
There's a difference between data and information. Information has context and relevance. It's the building block of knowledge. Data can be trivial: meaningless facts. How many rivets are there in the Eiffel Tower? I don't know, and I don't care unless...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Though crossovers are SUVs based on sedan architecture, they are still different animals, so we will provide suggestions in each category and let you choose.
The redesigned Honda Accord was the overall winner in our $26,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Before January 1 is a great time to buy a 2013 car. Consumer Reports says that you can save hundreds of dollars if you take advantage of end-of-the-month, as well as end-of-the-year, deals.
Sticker price is one thing, but how much will a car really cost...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:03 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500 pickup are the North American Car and Truck of the Year winners.
The winners were unveiled Monday morning at Cobo Center in Detroit.
Car finalists were the Cadillac ATS, Ford Fusion, and Honda Accord....