| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Acura made its name on upscale sedans and coupes, but its MDX crossover has quietly become the meal ticket for Honda's luxury division.
Last year, the MDX made up about a third of Acura's sales in the U.S., and it has been the brand's biggest seller...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:07 AM
General Motors Co. said its profit fell in the third quarter, but the automaker’s results also demonstrated that its troubled European operations are improving.
GM’s profit fell 53% to $698 million in the quarter compared with the same...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:50 PM
My grandma has a new special someone in her life: a 2013 Buick Verano she affectionately calls Veronica. The new sedan replaced Mindy — that is, Mindy Malibu. The fact that Grandma names her cars is cute, but also a bit weird. Turns out, however,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
My grandma has a new special someone in her life: a 2013 Buick Verano she affectionately calls Veronica. The new sedan replaced Mindy ??? that is, Mindy Malibu. The fact that Grandma names her cars is cute, but also a......
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Chevrolet's midsized Malibu has had a problem during the past year. Sales of the latest model, updated for the 2013 model year, have not been as good as the company had expected. In a string of post-bankruptcy hits like the......
| Jan 19, 2013
The 2013 Buick Verano turbo marks the latest step in Buick's journey from a hopelessly dull brand into one that consistently delivers unexpected fun, features and value.
The turbo adds muscle to the likable but leisurely Verano compact sedan. With...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Fiat's a newcomer to the U.S., but the Italian automaker has been doing several things well since it was founded 114 years ago:
Cramming lots of interior space into tiny cars.
Wringing spirited performance from small engines.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:44 AM
Infiniti chose an odd time to go mainstream. The luxury brand made a name for itself with quirky crossovers like the predatory FX, but its new * * * 2013 JX 35 sticks to the straight and narrow like a plough horse in a field. The seven-passenger family...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Acura officially unveiled its all-new MDX crossover at the 2013 New York Auto Show.
The seven-passenger vehicle, unveiled in concept form in January at the Detroit Auto Show, swaps a bit of power for healthy gains in gas mileage. It’s also...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Buick may have the New Year's first hit on its hands with the 2013 Encore, a mini-crossover that packs an extra-large serving of goodness into a pint-sized package.
Almost 20 inches shorter than a Chevrolet Equinox, the Encore is an early entrant into...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Lexus, Porsche, Toyota and Lincoln had the best records in the 2013 J.D Power and Associates vehicle dependability study.
In good news for car owners, the study found that overall, cars are becoming more reliable. Other top scorers included Buick,...
| Nov 10, 2012
There are two ways to import less oil: Pump more or reduce use. Since 1975, when the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards were set by the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency, the goal has been to do at least as much...