The Man In Charge of Moving The Shuttle Through LA Once Rolled A French…

On September 20th, the 26th and final mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour will be a perilous journey to that most strange region of space, Los Angeles. » 8/09/12 2:00pm 8/09/12 2:00pm

Toyota Revives The Electric Car With New RAV4 EV

Toyota will revive the electric car they once killed with a Tesla-powered electric RAV4-EV at November's LA Auto Show, about the time that pesky Chevrolet Volt hits the market. Lay bets now on which will be recalled first. [Toyota] » 9/13/10 5:15pm 9/13/10 5:15pm

VW Wants To Make Up! (Lite) Yours In 2011

This is the VW UP! Lite concept, debuting moments ago at the LA Auto Show. It's a four-seat, front-wheel-drive, diesel-electric hybrid with 70MPG fuel economy. While it's not production-intent, Ze Germans have announced plans for an ultra-efficient compact by 2011. » 12/02/09 2:20pm 12/02/09 2:20pm

2011 Ford Fiesta: The Party Finally Comes Stateside

Though we saw leaked images of the 2011 Ford Fiesta yesterday, today we've got complete details on Ford's second Europe-to-US entry. The Fiesta hits our shores as either hatchback or sedan with a new dry-clutch automatic transmission and 40MPG highway. » 12/02/09 12:00am 12/02/09 12:00am

Automaker Future "Youthmobile" Concepts Are Wacky

The 6th Annual Design Challenge winner will be announced at the LA Auto Show, picked from this selection of six radical concepts designed for sale in thirty years to appeal to the cell phone, internet and Guitar Hero generation. » 11/10/09 4:20pm 11/10/09 4:20pm

2009 Green Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

What's a dog-and-pony show without some kind of award? At this year's LA Auto Show » 10/30/08 2:40pm 10/30/08 2:40pm they'll be awarding 's fourth Green Car of the Year Award to one of five finalists. The competitors this year are the yet-to-be-unveiled Hybrid, the , , and . The winner will be announced at a November 20th press conference, and we…

Couple Bringing LA to the Water...less Carwash

What to do if your one-year old daughter is allergic to commercial cleaners? If you're a bad parent you might put the kid up for adoption. The Peris of Los Angeles let the experience lead them to create a waterless car washing system that uses low levels of chemicals. The product is apparently good for the environment… » 11/01/07 4:00pm 11/01/07 4:00pm

Ferrari Press Conference: LA Auto Show, Plus Hating the Robb Report

We checked out the Ferrari press conference this morning, and were particularly stoked on Brand Manager-type Antonio Ghini's comments on the marque to the effect that although they've grown to sales of over 5,000 units worldwide, they're still the same. We've known some who complain that new Ferraris don't have the… » 1/05/06 8:43pm 1/05/06 8:43pm