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Automakers Set for Debuts at LA Auto Show
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Automakers Set for Debuts at LA Auto Show

Porsche's "compact sports car" and electric versions of two small cars are among the nearly 50 vehicles that will debut. Watch »

Nov 28, 2012
Feds Expand Probe into Toyota Door Fires

Feds Expand Probe into Toyota Door Fires

The investigation now includes 1.4 million cars which use the same power window switch in the driver's door,... Watch »

Jun 19, 2012
Tribute Features Cars of Carroll Shelby

Tribute Features Cars of Carroll Shelby

The cars he left behind will be part of a tribute to Carroll Shelby at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Read »

May 30, 2012
Not Your Father's Auto Shop Class

Not Your Father's Auto Shop Class

There are some things that haven't changed in auto shop. It's still loud and it's still dominated by teenage boys... Watch »

May 16, 2012
Honda MPG Small-Claims Ruling Reversed

Honda MPG Small-Claims Ruling Reversed

A small-claims ruling in favor of a California woman who claimed her Honda Civic hybrid did not achieve its promised... Read »

May 9, 2012
Life Connected: Driving Away Cancer

Life Connected: Driving Away Cancer

Drive Away Cancer is an effort by sports car enthusiast John Nikas and his 1953 Austin Healey to inspire and comfort... Watch »

May 9, 2012
Zipcar Culture

Zipcar Culture

In a city like Los Angeles, where car culture once reigned supreme, the car-sharing company Zipcar is trying to... Watch »

May 4, 2012
Ailing Austin-Healey on 50-State Lap

Ailing Austin-Healey on 50-State Lap

There are about 6,500 names written in black Sharpie marker on John Nikas' 1953 Austin-Healey 100 -- 56 of them are... Read »

Apr 25, 2012
Honda Seeks to Overturn MPG Ruling

Honda Seeks to Overturn MPG Ruling

A hybrid owner's much-publicized small-claims victory is before a SoCal judge Thursday, with Honda seeking to... Read »

Apr 19, 2012

Ferrari, Lamborghini Among Cars Seized at Port

A Ferrari 458 Italia and Lamborghini Aventador were among the high-value cars seized in a customs operation. View »

Apr 4, 2012
Thieves Cashing in When You Fill Up

Thieves Cashing in When You Fill Up

High-tech thieves are skimming debit and credit card numbers using a small device planted inside credit card devices... Read »

Mar 15, 2012
Meals on Wheels Drivers Keep Rolling

Meals on Wheels Drivers Keep Rolling

Meals on Wheels driver Dan Sharp says gas prices have made it tough, but it's a price that seems worth paying if he... Watch »

Mar 6, 2012
Volt Sales Down, but Other Car Sales Up

Volt Sales Down, but Other Car Sales Up

Chevy has temporarily stopped making the electric Volt due to poor sales, but other fuel-efficient cars are selling... Watch »

Mar 6, 2012
Irwindale Speedway Cancels Season

Irwindale Speedway Cancels Season

Considered one of the best minor league short tracks in the world of NASCAR racing, setbacks have put the future of... Watch »

Feb 15, 2012
California Might Consider Hybrid Settlement

California Might Consider Hybrid Settlement

The settlement prompted one hybrid owner to pursue her case against Honda in small claims court. Read »

Feb 14, 2012
Mysterious Heat Damages Cars

Mysterious Heat Damages Cars

Double pane windows are known for being energy efficient, but experts say they can reflect light and damage cars... Watch »

Feb 9, 2012
Ex-Police Driving Instructor Turns to Teens

Ex-Police Driving Instructor Turns to Teens

LA's Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy, the automaker's first in the United States, coaches new drivers and their... Read »

Feb 2, 2012

Inside LA's New Merecedes-Benz Driving Academy

A look inside the new Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy near 3rd Street and Sweetzer Street in Los Angeles. View »

Feb 2, 2012
New Rule: More Hybrids, EVs on Road by 2025

New Rule: More Hybrids, EVs on Road by 2025

New rules that require that one in seven new cars sold in the state to be an electric or other zero-emission vehicle... Read »

Jan 27, 2012
Regulators Consider California's

Regulators Consider California's "Clean Cars"

The Advanced Clean Cars Program includes a goal of putting more hybrid and zero-emission vehicles on California's... Read »

Jan 26, 2012
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