| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The kickoff to the National Football League's 2014-2015 season is weeks away, but already two heady competitors are taking to the field for what looks to be an intense match.
Advertisers and TV networks have differing opinions over the value of NFL...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Los Angeles construction giant Aecom Technology Corp. — which has worked on downtown L.A. high-rises, World Cup stadiums and New York's new World Trade Center — will buy its San Francisco rival, URS Corp., in a $6-billion deal.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
California's latest move to combat global warming will either siphon dollars from motorists' wallets or save them big money on their gasoline bills.
Those are the starkly different predictions being bandied about the Capitol by critics and fans of the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The economies of Japan, Europe and emerging nations are giving off mixed signals. Here's what we see happening in the next several months.
Japan on the mend. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to turn Japan's economy around is bearing fruit. But as Abe...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:51 PM
The Orange County District Attorney’s office has filed a lawsuit against General Motors, alleging the company engaged in unfair competition and false advertising in violation of California law when it failed to disclose defects.
| May 28, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Google is building cars that don't have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals, in an ambitious expansion of the Internet company's efforts to develop self-driving cars.
The small electric cars, which seat two passengers, are currently...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans.
The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Car shopping? Better start loan shopping too, or you might pay a higher interest rate than you qualify for.
Dealers are allowed to mark up interest rates on loans they arrange, usually without the knowledge of consumers. Nearly four out of five new-...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:15 PM
American car owners have been peppered by recall announcements in 2014, as automakers have issued almost 20 million vehicle safety announcements so far this year.
No, the world's cars aren't falling apart. But headlines and lawsuits over slow recalls...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:52 PM
The event: The Discovery Ball, benefiting the California Science Center Foundation, celebrated the West Coast premiere of “Pompeii: The Exhibition.” It was one of L.A.’s most elaborate black-tie bashes, raising nearly $1.2 million for...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Toyota has announced recalls of about 10,500 Lexus GS 350 sedans, from the model year 2013, and about 370,000 Sienna minivans, from the model years 2004 to 2010.
Toyota Motor Sales said the Lexus sedans suffer from a possible brake pedal assembly...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement to end a U.S. criminal probe of sudden unexpected acceleration that led to the recall of more than 10 million vehicles, two people familiar with the matter said.
The settlement, which isn’...