I found my inner bus driver after a few days with the Nissan NV passenger van and also found that tooling around in this monstrous-looking rig wasn't as scary as it may look.
NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ontario (AP) - Mention Niagara and most travelers think of the famous falls, which deserve their reputation as the mother of all tourist attractions. But there's another place with Niagara in its name just a half-hour drive from the falls that should be part of any visit to the area: Niagara-on-the-Lake, a lovely town known for wineries, an annual theater festival and a charming ...
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's restaurants across the country will soon get a new menu addition: The number of calories in the chain's burgers and fries.
LOHJA, Finland (AP) - An award-winning chef has opened a new restaurant in Finland that turns the idea of "pop-up" eateries upside down: it's located 80 meters (260 feet) underground.
NEW YORK (AP) - Here's a scary snack for trick-or-treaters: Candy Corn Oreos.
HONOLULU (AP) - Walk along the shops in Waikiki and it isn't hard to come across vendors selling knickknacks of a fake Hawaii - no, the Aloha State doesn't have wild monkeys or parrots. Lei aren't plastic and don't cost 99 cents - they're supposed to be made of real flowers.
If you're looking for cool factor on your next California getaway, it would be hard to beat Santa Monica, a playground for L.A. TV and movie people that is all neatly compressed into 8.3 miles strategically bordered by the Santa Monica Mountains on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other.
CARLTON, Ore. (AP) - Driving southwest from Portland an hour or so through the suburbs, you hit the heart of Oregon's wine country rather suddenly. Here the mountainous Coast Range slopes to the Willamette Valley floor, which is smothered with vineyards that produce some of the best pinot noir on earth.
SECOND MESA, Ariz. (AP) - A road trip to the Four Corners region of the Southwest offers a window into Native American culture, from ruins older than any other man-made structure in the U.S., to glimpses of contemporary life amid the Navajo and Hopi. Named for the spot where the borders of four states - Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona - intersect, the Four ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More owners are reporting lost or stolen pets, but the online nation is coming to the rescue.
The Volkswagen CC is a special car in a segment of sameness.
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.
OAKDALE – Jay Bentley once dreaded coming to the work. Back then, he was employed at a car dealership where people were looked upon simply as numbers and management constantly kept the pressure on him and his fellow sales representatives. "After awhile, I was so fed up with it that I actually left the business," Bentley said on Tuesday. That changed once he came over to Steves Chevrolet Buick, 1285 E. F St. in Oakdale. ...
By CARY ORDWAY
The Toyota RAV4 is a founding member of the small-ute group and for 2013 moved into its fourth generation - in 18 years.
Nissan reported record sales in the U.S. for May. According to the website, www.nissannews.com, 2013 models led by top-selling Sentra, Altima, Pathfinder and Rogue helped set the new mark of 114,457 deliveries, an increase of 24.7 percent over that of May 2012. Tracy Nissan, 3195 N. Naglee Rd, contributed to those numbers. All told, the Nissan division boasted 106,558 sales last month, up 31.2 percent over last year. "We are in the midst of launching ...
By CARY ORDWAY of CaliforniaWeekend.com
Acura has redoubled its ante to the entry-luxury sedan segment with a blue-chip redesign to its flagship RLX.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is hoping that a hurry-up makeover of the Chevrolet Malibu will move it from also-ran to a top performer in the key midsize car segment.
I feel it necessary to apologize to my fellow motorists for some "loud pedal" driving.
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