We interview Ford on the new Expedition

AUTO REVIEW—Tori Reid of RightTrack Motoring and LACar interviews Craig Patterson, Ford’s Utility Marketing Manager, on its all new Expedition. Here’s what Ford thinks of its new vehicle. And here’s what we think as well.

Year of the Truck

AUTO SHOW—It’s all about the money margins. The kind of margins when you build close to 900,000 versions of a single model and begin to watch the profits roll in as average transaction prices per unit head north of $45,000. That’s the truck end of the story and well, if you are selling cars you’re pretty much sucking air hoping that the popularity of sedans and hatchbacks will be reignited. And that’s how we get to luxury crossovers. Every automaker needs a truck or an SUV in their line up. Welcome to the 2018 North American International Auto Show. It’s the year of the trucks. Story by Chris Merlo; pictures by Mark Dapoz.

Chevrolet rolls out the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado line-up

AUTO SHOW—Last December, Chevrolet whetted the appetites of truck enthusiasts with a teaser reveal of the all-new Silverado 1500 full-size pickup at the Texas Motor Speedway outside Fort Worth, Texas. On the eve of the North American International Auto Show, Chevrolet revealed the full lineup at Detroit’s Eastern Market. Celebrating 100 years of Chevy trucks, the next-gen Silverado offers a trim level for all walks of life and applications. Chris Merlo reports.

Amazon Sends Promo Models to LA Auto Show

AUTO SHOWS – In a creative twist on the stereotypical booth model, Amazon sent a contingent called “The Grand Tour Lads” to celebrate the kick-off of the second season of the Clarkson, Hammond, and May show.

The 14th annual Motor4Toys charity toy drive and car show

Our intrepid mid-state LACar.com field reporter, exotic car aficionado, semi-professional racing driver, bon vivant, snappy-dresser and part-time Santa’s helper Dave Wolin takes us to a big car bash for a good cause … The 14th annual Motor4Toys gathering in Woodland Hills. Kids/Cars/Toys … That’s the spirit!

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