Los Angeles Auto Show

  • 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show GM Car Hero

    Only a handful of U.S. auto shows count as important. Detroit, in January, is one; historically, New York in April has been another. But the up-and-comer is the Los Angeles Auto Show, which now occurs in late November or early December and focuses on green cars of all stripes: hybrids, electric cars, clean diesels, even vehicles powered by ethanol, natural gas, and hydrogen. We'll cover all the green-car events from LA for you, starting tomorrow. The show is open to the public from December 4 to 13. 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show Meanwhile, here's our preview of selected cars and events we'll see...

  • Toyota Surfrider Camry Hybrid CNG displayed at 2009 SEMA Show
    Is Toyota Planning To Build a Camry CNG Hybrid?

    If you've followed any of the news coming out of the 2009 SEMA Show, the mecca for modified cars, you may have seen that Toyota's display included a modified version of the Camry CNG Hybrid it showed last fall at the Los Angeles Auto Show.The Toyota Surfrider Camry Hybrid CNG, which pairs the...

  • 2009 Dodge Ram
    Chrysler's Next Hybrid: 2011 Dodge Ram Hybrid Pickup Still On Track

    While Chrysler was an original partner in development of the Two-Mode Hybrid system used in pickups and sport utilities by Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, as well as upcoming sport utilities from BMW and Mercedes-Benz, its hybrid history has not been happy. The company made fewer than 1,000 Dodge Durango...

  • Dodge EV
    Video: "Dodge EV" vs. Challenger SRT8

     Dodge EV        Chrysler ENVI president, Lou Rhodes, believes a good product can save Chrysler. By the looks of these drag races (middle of the page) in Pasadena, he might be right. After committing to having 100 EV and range-extended vehicles on the road for testing by next year, Rhodes...