NEW YORK (AP) - Tablets are at the top of many wish lists this holiday season. But what to get? The choice used to be pretty limited, with the iPad dominating the latecomers. But this year, the field is more even, as tablets from Apple's competitors have matured. In addition, Google and Microsoft are diving in with their own tablets, providing more choice.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government should require automakers to make the latest collision prevention technologies standard equipment on all new cars and trucks, a move that could reduce fatal highway accidents by more than half, federal accident investigators said Wednesday.
The Infiniti JX is the three-row, seven-passenger alternative for those who do not need the big, truck-based Infiniti QX SUV for heavy-duty family duty and towing.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford is bringing its smallest engine to the U.S. in the race to meet stricter government fuel economy rules.
The best kind of Christmas shopping is the kind that is fun. While some people actually enjoy going to the malls and standing in cash register lines 10 people deep, the really smart shoppers – in our opinion, anyway – are those who make the shopping experience a memorable occasion which they can remember with fondness.
The newly redesigned Kia Optima SX turbo is considered one of the best family sedans on the market.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to work. Now, 8,000 of them are turning 65 every day, and those retirements could once again reshape the nation's transportation.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - It looks like a minivan. It has sliding doors like a minivan. So why isn't Ford calling its new seven-seater a minivan?
Springtime may not be the most likely time to think of Pasadena -- known worldwide as the site of the spectacular Rose Parade every January – but this Southern California city offers a surprising mix of attractions that makes it an ideal getaway just about any time of year.
The all-new Pathfinder went from a mid-sized Sports Utility Vehicle to a crossover.
COPENHAGEN (AP) - Cycling through the heart of some European cities can be a terrifying experience as you jostle for space with cars, trucks and scooters that whizz by with only inches to spare.
SALOME CANYON, Ariz. (AP) - I was about to follow a man I'd just met through a sweltering desert, into the crevices of a canyon, over wet boulders, down a waterfall, through a bone-chilling creek, down rock faces and up through the desert again.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Traveling with a pet isn't easy, since there are more rules than destinations. Kelly E. Carter, president of thejetsetpets.com and AOL's resident pet travel expert, and Sheron Long, frequent international traveler and author of "Dog Trots Globe - To Paris and Provence," share their tips:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Travel for humans during holidays is tough enough: Long lines, crowds everywhere, extra bags full of presents. Throw a pet in the mix, and it's a recipe for disaster.
Eyesight is precious. Subaru's EyeSight driver-assist technology will save precious lives.
I don't know what I expected when I got into the Fiat 500L, but it's better than I thought it would be. It feels substantial, it's fairly functional and almost fun to drive.
SONOMA - The rolling hills and vineyards of the Sonoma Valley are just part of a natural tapestry that has beckoned art-lovers and wine connoisseurs to this region for decades. Indeed, the fathers who founded missions here were growing grapes hundreds of years ago. Then, in the late 1850s, a fellow named Col. Agoston Haraszthy figured it all out.
KINTLA LAKE, Mont. (AP) - With a can of bear spray on his hip and hearing aids in both ears, Lyle Ruterbories whistles and hums as he tends to this patch of wilderness along the Canadian border.
DETROIT (AP) - Automakers expect little impact from the federal government shutdown, and they predict a fourth-quarter rebound after a rare sales decline in September.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Really, it's not that hard to spell. Just remember, there are three Us and a couple of Qs.
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