| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:13 PM
When Lincoln pulls the wraps off its 2014 MKC crossover in New York on Wednesday morning, most observers will pay little mind to the two simple knobs controlling stereo volume and tuning.
But such seemingly insignificant details may say more about the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Trucks and American brands have dominated U.S. auto sales through the first half of this year.
Ford’s F-Series truck remains the bestselling vehicle in America and will likely hold that top spot yet again this year after building a 125,000-vehicle...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At first glance, the 2014 Cayman seems like the essence of Porsche: A simple, fast, gorgeous coupe that stays glued to the pavement.
Other familiar hallmarks include a flat-six engine behind the driver; a trunk in front, under a sloping hood; and that...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Little Jamal Crawford never went anywhere without his basketball.
He pounded it into the sidewalks of Seattle, dribbling around anyone he encountered while prompting quizzical looks.
He brought it with him on planes, begrudgingly putting it underneath...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:52 AM
With September’s Frankfurt Motor Show only a memory now, the automotive world has turned its attention to the next stop on the show circuit: Los Angeles.
On Wednesday, organizers of the 2013 L.A. Auto Show announced that 22 vehicles would be...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling almost 650,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. during the the 2011-14 model years to fix a problem with the brakes.
It will recall another 200,000 of the vehicles sold in other...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships.
The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
In a pair of news conferences on either side of the country Thursday, General Motors pulled the covers off the latest generation of its very large -- and very profitable -- lineup of full-size SUVs.
In New York, GM’s everyman brand Chevrolet...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Consider the original Jeep Cherokee a founding member of the compact SUV club.
It defined a simple formula: Spartan, boxy, rugged. Jeep started selling the Cherokee in 1984 and discontinued it for the U.S. market in 2001. It joined the Chevy Blazer...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Attention single guys: do not buy that mail truck.
Aside from wonky steering wheel placement and the mistrust of dogs everywhere, no vehicle on the road today is less likely to be driven by an attractive man than a mail truck, according to a recent...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:33 AM
After years of improving car reliability, automakers have taken a step backward while trying to exact better fuel economy out of engines and transmissions, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study issued Wednesday.
Owners of 3-...