| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Ford Motor Co. will introduce the “reinvention” of its F-150 pickup truck at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit Monday.
The automaker is gambling with its 2015 model year redesign of the truck – for decades America&...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Texas loves trucks. In other news, sky is blue, dog bites man, traffic on the 405.
But recently automakers are returning the love to the Lone Star State by using the annual Texas State Fair as a de facto truck show.
This past weekend, Ford, General...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Honda Motor Co. hopes the redesigned Fit hatchback it introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will finally match the sales of more popular subcompact car rivals.
The Fit has been a sales conundrum for Honda. It gets rave...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Fast cars and tough trucks took center stage over two days of model debuts at the Detroit Auto Show.
Luxury vehicles also made their presence known, most notably the larger Mercedes C-Class and the Hyundai Genesis, which held the line on a base price...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Profits at General Motors Co. fell by 19% during the second quarter as losses in Europe continued to offset strong sales in North America.
GM posted a proft of $1.2 billion, down from $1.5 billion in the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose 4% to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:25 AM
If you see a bright teal-colored food truck cruising around Los Angeles with a picture of a man in a sombrero next to a hasidic Jewish man, don't be alarmed. It is, of course, the latest L.A. food truck.
The El Nosh Latin Delicatessen food truck is the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Automakers reported strong July sales numbers as consumers, eager to replace aging cars and businesses buying trucks, pushed the industry to levels not seen since before the Great Recession.
General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group all...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Japanese automakers had a big month in the U.S.
Toyota’s U.S sales rose 17.3% in July, to 193,394 vehicles, compared to the same month a year earlier.
Honda said its U.S. sales in July rose 20.9% to 141,439 vehicles. With sales of more than 32,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Labor Day weekend marks the ninth annual Queen Mary Art Deco Festival in the Port of Long Beach.
From Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, more than 8,000 people are expected to board the Queen Mary to sample Art Deco, an eclectic design style that's been...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Aiming to boost the fledgling market for plug-in vehicles, Maryland and seven other states pledged Thursday to use their governments' tax and spending powers to get 3.3 million "zero-emission" cars, trucks and vans on the road in the next dozen years....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Sef Gonzalez built his reputation as South Florida's most-discerning consumer of hamburgers and food-truck fare. The Burger Beast, as he's known, chronicles his eating adventures at BurgerBeast.com and organizes food-truck events from Homestead to Port...