| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Toyota announced Wednesday that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 342,000 of its midsize Tacoma pickup trucks to fix an issue with the seat belts.
The recall affects Tacoma Access Cab trucks from the 2004 through 2011 model years.
At issue are...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Chevrolet's Corvette sports car has seen only seven redesigns in its 60 years of existence. By 2013, the sixth-generation Corvette (2006 to 2013 model years) suffered due to outdated features and quality for the money for anyone who wasn't a......
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Automobile repossessions are at their lowest level since a major credit reporting firm started tracking the data seven years ago.
Experian Automotive said vehicle repossessions dropped by 14.8% in the second quarter, to just 0.36% of all auto loans....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Bowing to criticism that its C-Max hybrid didn’t get the fuel economy claimed on its window sticker, Ford Motor Co. has restated the compact car’s mileage ratings and said it will issue special payments to people who own the vehicle.
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The disgraced hero at the center of one of the most compelling rise-and-fall narratives in recent years gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in "The Armstrong Lie." Focusing primarily on the past four years of Lance Armstrong's life --...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Auto Show season unofficially kicks off in September when Germany's Frankfurt Auto Show will open to the automotive press Sept. 10.
One of the largest auto shows in the world, the Frankfurt event is held every two years. Dozens of world debuts are...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The high-dollar classic car market continued its cruise in the fast lane during Monterey Car Week, with a record $301.9 million in rare vehicles selling at auction.
Five auction companies sold 726 cars during the annual weeklong gathering of car fans in...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- The Venice Film Fest is to fete Italo helmer-scripter Ettore Scola with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker prize, which recognizes innovators in moviemaking.
The prize will be given to Scola at an awards ceremony on Sept. 6 in the Sala...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The Petersen Automotive Museum's renovations could carry a $20-million price tag and add 15,000 feet of display space.
Our sister blog, Highway 1, reports that the Los Angeles museum's permanent collection will feature "European classics, hot rods,...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Even the casual car fans who helped push "The Great Gatsby" to a $51.1-million opening weekend probably noticed the Duesenberg Model J driven by Leonardo DiCaprio’s title character.
The more chronologically inclined car fans may have also noticed...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has yet to put a single tire into dealer showrooms, but already the tuner market is drooling over the possibilities the seventh-generation icon presents.
One such company is Hennessey Performance. This Texas-...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Andrew Paolini has motor oil in his veins.
It's not surprising, considering that the president of Beverly Hills Motorsport in Costa Mesa grew up in Ann Arbor, Mich., down the street from Bob Lutz, the former vice president of General Motors who often...