Chris Woodyard, The Clarion-Ledger

Chris Woodyard

The Clarion-Ledger

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

Discontinued: 15 cars and trucks that automakers are dropping in 2018

Among the unlucky models are minivans, tiny cars and some former big sellers. → Read More

Southern California wildfires: Two new fires break out, at least 500 buildings damaged

There are six large fires burning in California and 190,000 residents have evacuated. → Read More

Southern California wildfires: Two new fires break out, at least 500 buildings damaged

There are six large fires burning in California and 190,000 residents have evacuated. → Read More

Fire losses in San Diego, Riverside counties push toll total to 500 structures

San Diego, Riverside county blazes claim 22 structures → Read More

Fire losses in San Diego, Riverside counties push toll total to 479 structures

San Diego, Riverside county blazes claim 21 structures → Read More

Fire losses in San Diego, Riverside counties push toll total to 479 structures

The fires represented new fronts on a series of wildfires that had been burning mostly in Los Angeles and to the north. → Read More

Wildfires destroy at least 30 homes in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES — Wind-whipped wildfires were tearing Tuesday through neighborhoods in northern Los Angeles County, blackening more than 16,000 acres and destroying at least 30 homes. Sarah Ashton, left, gets a hug from family friend Robert Rex while Ashton, her sister, Tara Asciutto, and their dad Stephen Ashton got a first look at their family home and vineyard after the Nuns Fire destroyed the… → Read More

New brush fire sets homes ablaze in Los Angeles' toniest neighborhoods

New brush fire threatens Los Angeles' toniest neighborhoods → Read More

New brush fire sets homes ablaze in Los Angeles' toniest neighborhoods

LOS ANGELES -- A new wildfire broke out overnight in some of Los Angeles' most exclusive neighborhoods on its tony Westside near UCLA and the Getty Center, home to one of the nation's top art museums. At least two homes were ablaze. The new fire was situated in the Sepulveda Pass, where the San Diego (I-405) Freeway cuts a path through the mountains to connecting West Los Angeles and the San… → Read More

Ford Sues Actor, WWE Superstar John Cena for Selling His Car

Ford Motor is trying to bodyslam actor and WWE wrestling superstar John Cena for selling his 2017 Ford GT supercar to net a profit soon after taking possession in violation of his purchase agreement. → Read More

Ford sues actor, WWE superstar John Cena for selling his car

In a case filed in U.S. District Court in Michigan, Ford says Cena promised in his application to own the supercar, for which he paid $463,376, for at least two years. → Read More

Ford sues actor, WWE superstar John Cena for selling his car

In a case filed in U.S. District Court in Michigan, Ford says Cena promised in his application to own the supercar, for which he paid $463,376, for at least two years. → Read More

Nissan unveils fleet of new 'Star Wars' vehicles

The vehicles promote the new movie 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' → Read More

Ford sues actor, WWE superstar John Cena for selling his car

The beef involves a $466,000 supercar he allegedly flipped at a profit. → Read More

Self-driving cars: Hollywood wants to entertain you while the car drives itself

Entertainment executives see potential to cash in on keeping people occupied as they are driven. → Read More

Green Car of the Year award goes to the greenest of Hondas, the Clarity

It's the latest in a series of Green Car awards that also includes the Chevrolet Colorado in the pickup category → Read More

Steve Saleen is back with a new $100K supercar

The supercar will built in California -- then China → Read More

BMW's newest, biggest SUV concept gets its U.S. debut

BMW's newest, biggest SUV concept gets its U.S. debut → Read More

Intel, Warner Bros. partner for entertainment in self-driving cars

The two see big possibilities for keeping people entertained as they are driven → Read More

BMW's newest, biggest SUV concept gets its U.S. debut

For now, it's just a cool design, but BMW is promising that the X7 SUV will be its new flagship. The Concept X7 iPerformance, as its known for now, will become the production version of a big SUV that's going to be built at BMW's plant in South Carolina. It's called iPerformance to signify that it has electrification — the "i" — and that it goes fast. It marks a move to even more upscale… → Read More