Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY

Chris Woodyard

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

Just Cool Cars: This '51 Chevrolet pickup celebrates rust

Many motorists might freak out if a spot of rust blemished the metal skin of a beloved car. → Read More

Just Cool Cars: This Ford isn't quite a Model A or a T

We've come across plenty of Ford Model Ts and Model As. But not one of these → Read More

Just Cool Cars: This Ford isn't quite a Model A or a T

We've come across plenty of Ford Model Ts and Model As. But not one of these → Read More

Just Cool Cars: This early Pontiac GTO is an original

Greg Miles knows he has one of the very early Pontiac GTOs. → Read More

Review: Maxi-minivan Honda Odyssey piles on features

It's called a minivan, but the Honda Odyssey feels pretty maxi. → Read More

Southern California brush fire threatens expensive homes

A smoky brush fire threatened a tract of expensive homes in Burbank, Calif., as a heat wave continued to bear down on Southern California. → Read More

Just Cool Cars: This '66 Bronco can't be busted

Ken Belyea's Bronco scratched and dented, but today it's perfection → Read More

Kia leads J.D. Power quality survey; Detroit's 3 shows improvement

Once again, Kia has taken the No. 1 spot in one of the auto industry's most closely watched quality surveys,. → Read More

Nation's most popular police car is now an SUV

Ford's Police Interceptor SUV now has more than half of all law enforcement sales → Read More

Just Cool Cars: A 'Sweet Pea' of a Plymouth Barracuda

The car originally owned by a little old lady from Pasadena → Read More

Honda hopes clever seats that slide apart will sell new Odyssey minivan

Honda is about to show if it can sway buyers with a fresh take on second-row seats → Read More

Just Cool Cars: This '65 Pontiac is wide-track heaven

It's long, low and wide -- and Johnny Steur wouldn't want it any other way. → Read More

Review: Toyota goes fun, sporty with C-HR

In a segment full of oddballs, the newest Toyota stands apart with classy styling. → Read More

Review: Toyota goes fun, sporty with C-HR

In crossover segment full of oddballs, newest Toyota stands apart with classy styling. → Read More

Nissan pledges to go big on automatic emergency braking

More than 1 million Nissans will be equipped with the feature beginning next year. → Read More

Just Cool Cars: '72 Opel Manta is a gem of a rally car

It took about a year, but Chris Alviani restored this Opel to perfection → Read More

Local RadioShack part of massive closures

Zane Plaza store was completely vacant by the end of Memorial Day weekend. → Read More

RadioShack closes 1,000 stores in a week, these 72 left

The electronics retailer once boasted more than 7,300 stores across in the U.S. → Read More

RadioShack, closing 1,000 stores, leaves only these 70

At one point, the electronics retailer boasted more than 7,300 stores across the U.S. → Read More

RadioShack closes 1,000 stores in a week, these 72 left

The electronics retailer once boasted more than 7,300 stores across in the U.S. → Read More