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    Motorsports: Formula E headed to Long Beach in 2015
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    The FIA Formula E electric open-wheel racing series has some big names associated with it, whether its Dario Franchitti in the commentary box or former Formula One drivers behind the wheel, and the championship is still announcing races for its inaugural season. While a Los Angeles round has been ...

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    Report: 10,000 gallons of oil spill onto LA streets [w/video]
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    A massive early morning oil spill in Los Angeles has spewed some 10,000 gallons of black gold onto the city's streets. It happened in Northern LA's West Glendale, when a 20-inch pipeline burst and spattered oil on everything within in a half-mile radius. A fire department spokesman tells USA ...

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    Report: LAPD apologizes for tampering with patrol car recording equipment
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    Perhaps you've heard this line from a police officer or some other person of authority, "If you haven't done anything wrong, what do you have to hide?" That would probably be one of the many questions being asked by the Los Angeles Police Commission - the civilian oversight board of the Los ...

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    Official: Investigators blame speed in fatal Paul Walker crash
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    When the tragic news first came in that actor Paul Walker had been killed in a car crash, family, friends and fans were left searching for answers. They now have at least one key question answered, with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department blaming "unsafe speed" for the fatal ...

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    Report: LAPD now on patrol with its own Lamborghini Gallardo
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    Last year, the Dubai Police made news by purchasing a string of supercars to act as patrol vehicles around the city. Apparently, a generous family in Los Angeles thought that the LAPD needed to keep up with the Joneses, because they recently donated use of their Lamborghini Gallardo. ...

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    Official: Jaguar F-Type Coupe unveiled with range-topping R model [w/video]
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    This is the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, the long-awaited hardtop counterpart to the F-Type roadster we tested earlier this year. Besides adding a roof, it shuffles up the engine range that we saw on the Convertible model, and in two of three cases, it cuts the cost of entry rather quite nicely (a happy ...

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    Video: Listen to the Porsche Macan's exhaust note ahead of its LA debut
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    As if we need further proof that the Porsche Macan won't just be another small CUV, it'll be a small Porsche CUV, the German automaker has released a video of the vehicle's raucous exhaust note. In short, the Macan will sport a far racier soundtrack than most of its competitors. The raspy sound ...

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    Official: Finalists for 2014 Green Car of the Year announced
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    The list of finalists for the 2014 Green Car of the Year has been announced, and in a genuinely bizarre twist, there's only one hybrid and no electric vehicles among the five contestants, despite the arrival of cars like the BMW i3 and Tesla Model S. Taking the place of the EVs are a pair of ...

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    Exclusive: LA Auto Show growing to three press days?
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    The 2013 Los Angeles International Auto Show is already shaping up to be a big deal, with at least nine world debuts from some of the biggest names in the industry. Now, Autoblog has intercepted a memo that's going to be sent out to automakers this week explaining that LA will be even bigger this ...

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    Official: LA Auto Show confirms it will host nine world debuts
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    We still have a whole mess of auto shows to get through before we set our sights on Los Angeles this November, but when we arrive in the City of Angels, we'll certainly have our work cut out for us. According to the LA Show organizers, more than 50 new vehicle debuts will take place over the ...

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    Report: Elon Musk offering more of his own money to help widen LA's 405 freeway
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    While Henrik Fisker was in Washington, D.C. being grilled by Congress over government loans received by his former company, Fisker Automotive, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk was offering to give the California government money to help widen the 405 freeway. With delays and cost overruns plaguing the ...

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    Official: BMW brings burlesque, Warhol, M1 and 6 Series Gran Coupe to Paris Photo LA
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    BMW has worked with Paris Photo for ten years. This year, the photography exposition lands in Paramount Studios in Los Angeles for the first time, and BMW is not only coming with it, the Bavarians are bringing the most famous Art Car of all: the 1979 M1 painted by Andy Warhol. For those attending ...

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    Report: LA traffic lights get in sync to ease congestion [w/video]
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    Los Angeles is moving forward with a plan to ease traffic congestion by synchronizing all of the city's 4,398 stoplights. While smaller municipalities have followed similar plans in the past, LA is the first major city to take a stab at getting all of its lights to play nice together. If it ...

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    Official: Petersen Automotive Museum open its vault to public for first time
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    Two years ago we went to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles to meet one of the original Black Beauty Chrysler Imperials from The Green Hornet television show. When the work was done, we were asked if we wanted a tour of the underground vault, to which we of course consented. We were ...

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    Official: Honda debuts "honed" 2013 Civic
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    Here it is, folks – the highly anticipated "emergency refresh" of the decidedly disappointing ninth-generation Honda Civic. You know, the model that made the entire automotive media wear a collective frown. And the car that was dropped from the Consumer Reports 'Recommended' list. ...

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    Official: 2014 Subaru Forester revealed ahead of LA debut
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    Subaru has released two pictures and some preliminary details of the all-new 2014 Forester that will make its public debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The new Forester arrives with either a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder boxer engine that produces 170 horsepower and ...

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    Video: Watch a time-lapse video of the Space Shuttle Endeavour's final voyage
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    Moving the Space Shuttle Endeavour from its temporary home at the Los Angeles International Airport to its final resting place at the California Science Center was anything but a simple task. Though the distance was but a mere 12 miles, the shuttle's 78-foot wingspan, 122-foot length and 57-foot ...

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    Official: 2014 Acura RLX to debut at LA Auto Show
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    During a mid-year speech being delivered in Japan, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President and CEO Takanobu Ito stated that the production 2014 Acura RLX sedan will be revealed at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show in late November. The RLX Concept (pictured) first debuted at the New York Auto Show this past ...

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    Report: Ford's Farley addresses 'the burden of being Lincoln'
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    For at least two years, the plot lines concerning Lincoln have been "How much longer until Ford kills it?" and then "How much longer until Ford turns it around?" We were told that the 2013 MKZ would begin the resurrection of a brand that many felt nostalgia for, but not love (not unlike Cadillac ...

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    Official: Highway patrol car of the future picked as this year's LA Auto Show Design Challenge theme
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    For the last nine years, the Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge has been part of the LA Auto Show, pitting design studios from around the world against each other in a forward-thinking competition. In the past, there have been a variety of challenge themes, including last year's "movie cars" ...

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