| May 21, 2013
| 7:37 AM
I love my minivan. This is no secret to my friends, whose derision for my vehicle of choice is just plain foolishness. Nearly four years ago, we paid $6200 for a 2002 Honda Odyssey with 115k miles on it. Aside from replacing some springs and struts,...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Though Aston Martin is spending this year looking back on its past 100 years, the British automaker recently took a quick glimpse into its future as well.
The company debuted the CC100 Speedster Concept at Sunday’s famed 24 Hours of Nurburgring....
| May 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
It’s a good time for Beatle fans to be collecting cars.
First, Paul McCartney’s 1964 Aston Martin DB5 sold for almost $500,000 in October 2012. Now bidders will have the chance to snatch up the first car John Lennon ever owned: a 1965 Ferrari...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Jaguar’s design director, the Scottish-born Ian Callum, was in Los Angeles in late April to accept the BritWeek Design Icon award for his contributions to British design. BritWeek is an annual celebration of British contributions to architecture...
| Dec 8, 2012
The Los Angeles Auto Show is nothing more than a gigantic jewelry store for men. We ogle the latest bangles from Germany, Japan and, increasingly, Ohio. Have you seen the Acura NSX, cut like an engagement ring? That's right, made in Ohio. It may be the...
| Dec 27, 2012
It's rare to see a hint of Maserati or a dash of Aston Martin in a family sedan.
The reason is simple: Automakers need to sell mid-size sedans by the truckload. To please that many people at once, the design needs to avoid offending buyers even more than...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
I don't know about you guys, but I was never a huge James Bond fan. It may be that living overseas during the heyday of the 60s movies left me emotionally immune. I haven't seen most of those films — Thunderball, Goldfinger — to this day....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:08 PM
There are times when you look at lines and curves and realize that beauty is framed by the contrast of space, filled by air, metal and longing.
It's the arc of a Porsche 356, the tail of a Volvo P1800 or the inimitable sleekness of a Ferrari 246 GTS....
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:44 AM
It's time for Lincoln to stand and deliver.
Ford sold off a stable of European luxury nameplates -- Aston Martin and Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo -- to clear the field for its revamped luxury brand, which it rechristened Lincoln Motor Co. in December....
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Money couldn't buy him love, but it could buy him an Aston Martin.
A 1964 Aston Martin DB5 originally owned by former Beatle Paul McCartney sold Wednesday at an auction in London at the hammer price of $496,613. The hammer price is what an auctioned item...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The EPA announced Friday that Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America had overstated the fuel economy rating on nearly a million vehicles made from 2011-13.
In a statement issued Friday, Hyundai blamed the discrepancy on "procedural errors"...