| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:09 AM
There's an old quip that no good deed goes unpunished. There may be more truth to that than we realize.
For decades, governments at all levels have encouraged, cajoled, and even forced consumers into adopting resource-saving technologies and habits. The...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With such a high concentration of wealthy car collectors at Monterey Car Week, brands including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti and Bentley don’t just send a fleet of cars for test drives and cocktail parties -- they send the executives to woo current...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The most exciting thing about the beloved Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is the full redesign that debuts globally on September 3, 2014. Model year 2016 will be the fourth generation of the Guinness World Book of Records’ best-selling two-seat roadster ....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Q: I am wondering if there is anything that can be done to make the intersection of Routes 329 and 873 at Neff's Church safer. I've narrowly avoided several accidents there recently. The roads come from all angles and no one seems to know when to use a...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The past and the future collided today at the Pebble Beach Concourse D’Elegance with the unveiling of an all-electric supercar that is modeled after the 1964 Shelby Daytona Coupe.
Under “stealth” development since 2010, the Renovo...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles could soon gain ground on electric cars in the race to develop zero-emission cars, according to a new report.
The auto industry is seeing a convergence of factors that make fuel cell cars more viable, according to the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:22 PM
It was zero-dark-hundred, a typical La Cañada Saturday morning. I was lost in the fifth edit of the Great American Novel when I happened to glance toward Gould Avenue.
Three strange vehicles silently pulled up to the curb. Was this a sign of the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The next generation Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid will debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January.
All we know so far is dates and past performance, but both are enough to get excited about.
The Volt could benefit...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment.
On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:50 AM
ACME, Mich. General Motors' next-generation Chevrolet Volt will make its world debut in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Tim Mahoney, Chevrolet chief marketing officer, would not provide details, except to say it will...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Warner Bros.' "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" has moved its release date from May 6, 2016 up to March 25, 2016.
The superhero hybrid, starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, was supposed to challenge "Captain America 3" during the first weekend of...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:10 PM
From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard stops at your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance rates. A 40-year-old male...