Touring the LA Auto Show

Concept cars and production vehicles on display at this year's show range from the purely practical to the fantastic.

CNET News staff
2 min read
Many carmakers at the LA Auto Show this week are responding to consumers looking for convenience, custom touches and fuel efficiency.

In L.A., the hybrid is, like, so last year

While carmakers at the LA Auto Show tout hybrids, the eco-friendly buzz in Southern California is now around biodiesel.
Photos: Alternative-fuel vehicles
January 6, 2006

Car trends mirror age of individual style

At the LA Auto Show, carmakers cater to consumers demanding customization, convenience available on the Net.
Images: California dreamin' for concept cars
January 5, 2006

Styling at the LA Auto Show

photo gallery Concept cars range from a high-speed Bugatti to a three-wheeler from VW and a snowboarder's dream from Suzuki.
January 5, 2006

The world's fastest car

blog The buzz at annual LA Auto Show is all about the fastest car in the world, Bugatti's Veyron 16.4.
January 5, 2006

A winning concept car for L.A. living: The Pad

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January 5, 2006

previous coverage

Perspective: Technology to Detroit's rescue?

CNET's Brian Cooley says that technology is the answer but most motor companies still don't get the message.
December 13, 2005

Wireless: The new backseat driver?

The family sedan might soon be able to talk to the SUV in the next lane. GM is getting the tech in gear.
Photos: Crash-free Caddies
November 4, 2005

Ford squeezes an office into a truck

Mobile office inside a truck includes touch-screen PC, printer, wireless broadband and GPS. What, no water cooler?
Photos: Computer that's 'built Ford tough'
November 1, 2005

Road rally hawks hydrogen cars

Major carmakers showcase prototypes of fuel cell cars, promoting benefits such as reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
September 30, 2005

Computers add fun, safety to concept cars

Soon you might have more computing power parked in your driveway than in your home office.
March 25, 2005