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How Local Auto Shows Can Save You Money

Brian Moody | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

If you're primarily concerned with getting a bargain, wait until the all-new model is about to hit, then look for a low-mileage 2013 or 2014 model. Those cars tend to be worth a little less when a newer, fresher version is introduced.

3 New Curtain Raisers From The LA Auto Show

David Kiley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Detroit
David Kiley

The Los Angeles Auto Show is a somewhat quiet affair for the Detroit Three. But the auto show that is in the city where General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all covet better sales, is not without news and a few meaningful curtain raisers.

Hydrogen EVs All the Rage at Auto Shows

Steve Parker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Steve Parker

Honda, Hyundai and Toyota all announced they will have hydrogen-powered cars for sale by 2015. The news was made during media days for the Los Angeles and Tokyo auto shows, both of which open to the public this weekend.

The Future Of Transportation Is Here

AP | TOM KRISHER and YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 11.21.2013 | Los Angeles

DETROIT (AP) — Cars that run on hydrogen and exhaust only water vapor are emerging to challenge electric vehicles as the world's transportation of t...

Car Safety 2013: 32,000 Dead -- Where's the Outrage?

Steve Parker | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business
Steve Parker

Some 32,367 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2011. That's nearly 100 a day dying on our nation's highways, yet any apparent outrage remains muted at best.

PHOTOS: The 11 Hottest Cars At The LA Auto Show

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 11.30.2012 | Los Angeles

-- The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public Friday. Here are some of the most talked-about vehicles that will be making their world debuts at th...

The Seven Hottest Cars At The LA Auto Show

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 11.28.2012 | Los Angeles

-- The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public Friday. Here are some of the most talked-about vehicles that will be making their world debuts at th...

PHOTOS: The Most Buzz-Worthy Cars At The LA Auto Show

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 01.16.2012 | Los Angeles

By the Associated Press Here are some of the most buzz-worthy new models and concept cars getting their world debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show, ...

EPA Rates Volt and Leaf: What's Your Choice?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

No more guessing. We now officially know enough about these cars of the future to say we love or hate them. What cars? What else. Those small, uncomfortable, high-mileage vehicles.

Coming To LA: Kogi BBQ Subcompact? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The LA Auto Show returns to the convention center, December 4-13. In addition to the latest, greatest cars and attractive women on slowly turning pede...

Vote For The Best Of 2009 LA Auto Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The 2009 LA Auto Show is happening at the LA Convention Center, from December 4-13! I will not waste your time nor insult your intelligence by pointin...

Hummer's Now History -- Here's How It Started

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Somewhere, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has tears in his eyes. His favorite vehicle, Hummer, has left the building. Its sale was announce...

Los Angeles Auto Show -- Insider's Guide

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

This year the big news is, much to the chagrin of car-makers and their PR people worldwide, about GM and their ongoing leadership problems.

Even After $14 Billion in TARP Money, Detroit's on Life-Support

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

With economists predicting a rough 2009, 2010 and maybe even 2011, there's not much chance of '09 and '10 car sales reaching even 2008's miserable 13.1 million.

Ten most significant import cars, 2008 and beyond

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Happy New Year! We've had the pleasure of helping to create and now write and and moderate this automotive blog beginning in June, 2008, and so far i...

White House Still "Gathering Information" While Detroit Suppliers go Bankrupt

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Even Bush doesn't want to go down in history as the man who oversaw the destruction of GM, Ford and Chrysler (I hope), and I'd guess Obama wishes he could install his own new team now and fire Paulson.

Los Angeles Auto Show - It's a wrap!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How anxious are the Detroit Three carmakers to make sales? My wife and I were at the Los Angeles Auto Show last night, "Black Friday," at the Los Ang...

Los Angeles Auto Show -- Clean Diesels Clean Up

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, the 205-mile per hour, $100,000, 2009 Corvette ZR1 is relegated to the very rear of the Chevrolet exhibit, like the "adults only" section in video stores.

Europe's, China's carmakers ask for help; Waxman wins key Congressional post

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In a major win for all consumers, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted Thursday to put Rep. Henry Waxman of California in charge of a key p...

Five Mistakes by DC and Detroit Hurt Detroit Three's Survival Shances

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Sen. Reid's new bailout bill for the Detroit Three does not set additional fuel-economy requirements, nor does it establish a government oversight board. That's two strikes against getting our money's worth.

GM/Chrysler Merger - 70,000 Idled

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It wasn't hard to predict the demise of the "Hemi hybrid," but the end came a lot faster than expected. They should have given them a full year of production before, literally, pulling the plug.

Preview! Las Vegas' High-Performance SEMA Show and the Los Angeles Auto Show; How Green Will They Be?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The LA Auto Show is now officially the first big extravaganza on the national car calendar. It opens Friday, November 21st and runs through Sunday, November 30th at the LA Convention Center.

NHTSA: Ford's Chinese Tire Troubles; Kerkorian Selling Ford; Unsafe Knock-Offs; Americans Driving Less

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

There's good news, bad news and -- finally -- some smart, encouraging news by and for American drivers.

Gas-Free Cars On Their Way

Los Angeles Times | Ken Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

American Honda Motor Co., Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. announced plans at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday to put alternative fuel te...

LA Auto Show Abuzz About Environment

AFP | Tangi Quemener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Los Angeles Auto Show got underway here Wednesday with car-makers vowing to put environmental concerns at the top of the agenda as they unveiled t...