| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With the ink barely dry on our review of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe, GM President Mark Reuss swung by the L.A. Times office in a gleaming new Cyber Gray Metallic Stingray Convertible.
On his mind were consumers’ changing buying...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:39 AM
After dipping a toe into the luxury waters with the recent Cadenza, Kia will be jumping in headfirst at the L.A. Auto Show with its K900 flagship.
The Korean automaker announced Monday that it would be debuting the full-size luxury sedan at the 2013 show...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The Ford Fiesta equipped with a new three-cylinder engine will get the best highway fuel economy of any car with the exception of some diesels and hybrids, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The tiny 1.0-liter turbocharged engine will give...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:26 AM
A year after it officially debuted the sublime 2014 Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet will debut to the world a high-performance Z06 edition at the Detroit Auto Show.
The car will be the most capable version to date of the all-new, seventh generation...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Be careful what you wish for; TV star Kaley Cuoco in her Super Bowl commercials for Toyota seems intent on actually giving it to you.
The star of the CBS sitcom "Big Bang Theory" is featured in a teaser ad released by Toyota ahead of the Feb. 3...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:37 AM
When a company like Land Rover says it's planning the most exclusive vehicle in the company’s history, count on it coming with a heavy price tag.
Count on a captive audience in Los Angeles too.
With a nod to the Range Rover’s status as...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Cars don't fit under the typical Christmas tree, but a holiday buying surge could make December the biggest month in a big year for the auto industry.
Heavy advertising and discounts could launch U.S. auto sales this month above the 1.5 million sold...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Aston Martin's largest child got a bit more go Tuesday, as the company announced the arrival of the Rapide S. The car joins the new Vanquish, the revised DB9, and the Vantage in celebrating Aston's 100th birthday in 2013.
The four-door, four-seat sedan/...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:06 AM
If you took your dad's new Audi S6 to the prom and then stole a kiss from the prom queen, how would you want your night to end?
Such was the question posed to Audi fans over the weekend for its upcoming Super Bowl ad. The automaker posted to its...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
After eight years of watching Europe have all the fun with small, fast cars, we're finally getting our piece of the hot-hatch action from Ford.
Consider the 2013 Focus ST the spiritual successor to the SVT Focus, the sleeper Ford made from 2002 to 2004....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 10:43 AM
What automotive brands and models come closest to the claim that they are American made?
The American University's Kogod School of Business analyzed 253 cars, trucks and SUVs for sale in the U.S., and the answers may surprise you.
Tied for first place...