Dodge may have just hit the bull's-eye with its Dart. This compact sedan is the first offspring from Chrysler LLC?s partnership with Fiat, and the Dart has a modified foundation from the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. There is much, well-established competition in this front-wheel drive segment, including the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla and VW Jetta. But bringing a Dart to a knife fight has its advantages -- ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Some might prepare for the end of the world by checking off items on their bucket list. But at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, curators are launching an exhibit designed to demystify the Maya and debunk the myth that the ancient culture predicted doomsday on Dec. 21, 2012.
NEW YORK (AP) - Did Minnie Mouse do a catwalk cleanse?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The act of Congress is in the books, the bills are paid, the sculptures are being cast, and one of the biggest parades in the world will start a glory tour and countdown to dedication.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British Columbia's snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - It turns out there will be another day for Scarlett O'Hara's green curtain dress. Many of them.
The Kia Optima is considered a midsize sedan built to be unlike any other of its kind.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The images of Las Vegas are familiar: gambling, ostentatious theme hotels, gambling, shows, the Strip ... and gambling.
LAS VEGAS - If you've got the money, Las Vegas has a million ways for you to spend it - the limo, the penthouse suite, the finest champagne money can buy - and that's before you even hit the casino floor. But even in this town of glamour and excess, there's enough for the guys and girls who didn't get so lucky at the tables ...
The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon has been around for a decade. The 10th anniversary model still has the same drivetrain from that of the previous year. Yet there are plenty of other changes for this always popular four-wheel drive vehicle. For starters, the one at Cabral Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram at 1145 W. Yosemite Ave., Manteca, featured in a Commando green exterior comes with seven-slot grille and throw-back 16-inch styled wheels reminiscent on ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A beloved pet dressed in a Halloween costume, posed next to a lit jack-o-lantern, sounds like a great photo opportunity - but it's also a fire hazard.
NEW YORK (AP) - Can't figure out how to dress as a binder full of women for Halloween? There's always Big Bird, the other star of the presidential debates.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hey mom and dad: Halloween's not really all that scary - except when it comes to traffic safety.
SACRAMENTO - With a nod to the future and a wave from the past, the Sacramento International Auto Show will feature hundreds of cars both new and old from automakers the world over when it comes to Cal Expo today through Sunday.
I had to temper the enthusiasm of friends when they asked about the Hyundai Elantra GT I was testing. "Ooooh, GT, sounds nice!" was their frequent response. "Yes, but ..." was mine.
As a Dodge dealership, Cabral Motors at 1145 W. Yosemite Ave. is currently offering rebates and incentives on the new Challenger, Journey and Dart. Allen Cole, who is a certified sales associate, knows much about the top fuel-mileage 2013 Dart. "(The Dart) has spent more time in the air tunnel than any car in history," he said on Tuesday. For starters, Cole likes the 2.0-liter multi-air injection engine and 10 factory airbags that come standard. ...
By CARY ORDWAY
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe is a lithe young thing with the looks, the pecs and the legs to go far in this segment of luxury two-doors.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - It's the age old and seemingly answerless question: What in the world is my dog thinking? And one that has spawned a growing market not only of scientific research but of everything from decks of pet tarot cards to television and radio shows and books by pet psychics and animal trainers.
HOLLYWOOD (AP) - America's biggest theme parks will pack in around 120 million people this year.
DETROIT (AP) - Porsche is the top performer in an annual survey of new vehicle quality.
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.
Page 1 of 1