There's a little game I like to play when I first get into a test car. It's called "Guess the Price" – and it can influence the first impression. It's the dollar number that I'd pay for the vehicle – and often I'm wrong, on the low side.
No surprise that the Altima is highest ranking midsize in term of initial quality.
BEIJING (AP) - Ford Motor Co., eager to grab a piece of China's growing luxury market, plans to start selling its Lincoln luxury brand here in 2014.
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK, N.M. (AP) - There's nothing like bats to draw a crowd to the scorching Chihuahuan Desert in the late summer heat.
NEW YORK (AP) - When David Burrows took on Barry Goldwater and Ayn Rand as "mentors" at age 14, his parents wanted to know what else he was doing that they might be ashamed of.
"My Maserati does 185 …" and you probably can sing along to the "Life's Been Good" hit by Joe Walsh. That was from his wild and crazy days when he could afford to lose his license.
SACRAMENTO – Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of Motor Vehicles has answers. Save Time. Go Online at www.DMV.ca.gov. Q: If you rear end someone, does the law always consider the collision to be your fault? <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; ...
With gas prices on an eternal upswing drivers are looking for ways to alleviate the pain at the pump. Some simple steps can make a big difference in your fuel economy so you can save money and get the most out of every gallon.
HUNTINGTON BEACH - If you grew up in the '60's, the term "Surf City" has the power to tap into memories that bring back a flood of emotions ranging from your first encounters with the opposite sex to your earliest addiction to rock and roll. No matter where you were in the USA, you knew that Surf City was on some California beach where there were "two girls for every boy."
Phil Waterford, President and Owner of Manteca Ford, collects sports memorabilia, some of which he proudly displays at his North Main Street Ford Dealership. Waterford has autographed basketballs from NBA superstars Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Julius Erving. He also has autographed baseballs from Bo Jackson, Hank Aaron and Cal Ripken Jr. Phil has met most of these athletes personally, and has had the pleasure of accommodating many of their automotive needs. ...
Recently, Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford hosted a Community Charity Sales Event for a little girl named Sara Corinne.
Manteca Ford is proud to announce their next Community Charity Sales Event, this time benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca. This event is scheduled for Aug. 31 thru Sept. 9.
DETROIT (AP) - Honda wants to silence its critics when it rolls out the new Accord this week.
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) - In the town of Mayberry from "The Andy Griffith Show," a small-town sheriff and his trusty deputy always outwitted big-city crooks, and problems never got much bigger than a trigger-happy kid with a slingshot.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University is back on top for the first time in five years, bumping off Ohio University to reclaim its title as the nation's No. 1 party school.
OAKDALE – Nick and Alan Berg are part of the dedicated staff at Steves Chevrolet Buick. Their connections go beyond the job. Nick and Alan are also closed-knit brothers. "We get along so well that if we didn't work together we probably would see each other," Nick Berg said Wednesday at the Oakdale dealership located at 1285 East F St. Alan Berg is the fleet manager there. He has 23 years experience on that very ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2013 cruise season began with a nightmare: A Carnival ship adrift with no power. But in the last month or so, several cruise companies - including Carnival - have announced major overhauls to old ships and exciting innovations on new ships, from engineering upgrades to theme park-style rides.
Remember dog-dish hubcaps? Those "no-frills" nut covers were common on muscle cars of the '60s, including the Dodge Super Bee.
NEW YORK (AP) - A lot changes in 100 years, but the key to Hellmann's success may be that not much has changed for the mayonnaise.
ABOARD NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY - I'd been at sea on Norwegian Cruise Line's new ship, Norwegian Breakaway, for more than 14 hours but I didn't feel the ship moving until I tried to do a dance move with the Rockettes.
Q: What are "buy-here-pay-here" dealers?
The Chevy Spark is rough but ready.
By Phil Waterford & Margarita Soto
"I am not a hero. I'm a local business owner who is struggling like most business owners in one of the worst economies our nation has ever experience." I shared with the audience that God has put something heavy on my heart and that there is something special that I must do. I turned to two of our wounded warriors, Christopher Braley and Jose Jaurequi and presented them both envelopes. I informed them that ...
By PHIL WATERFORD
Bob Gutierrez comes from a very musical family. He has an amazing voice and has always had a passion to sing. He was scheduled to appear on television's most popular "The Mike Douglas Show" in the early 70s to showcase his talents. Five days before he was to return home from Vietnam he suffered a bizarre injury when a rocket exploded in his face and severed his neck from ear-to-ear. His fellow soldiers had ...
Specialists from all over the world have no explanation of how his vocal cords have grown. Gutierrez, a Texas resident, drives all over the country sharing his amazing story. When he was invited back to Manteca for the Not Forgotten ceremony he was experiencing car trouble. He attended a church service asking the congregation for prayer that his car would get him home safely.
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