DETROIT (AP) - The SRT Viper is Chrysler's roar, a comeback car for a comeback company.
DETROIT (AP) - Mention Nissan to most car drivers and they think of the Altima. And not much else.
A place for everything and everything out of its place is the hapless life of a minivan.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co., realizing it isn't appealing to families as much as it could, has rolled out two new versions of the Santa Fe crossover SUV, including one that's stretched so it can seat up to seven people.
NEW YORK - General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet brand is trying to resuscitate sales of big sedans with a sleek, new version of the Impala.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ford Motor Co. is raising its forecast for U.S. auto sales this year, citing improving consumer confidence, employment, low interest rates and other factors.
When an athlete is at the top of his or her game, there is often little that can be done to improve performance, short of some bionic enhancement, which is usually fictional, or by steroids, which is dangerous and illegal.
Take a look at the Red Rock Soul at Kia Country, 1515 N. Main St., Manteca.
MIAMI (AP) - Alaska is a hot destination again and river voyages are enjoying a boost in popularity this year as the cruise industry works on luring back potential first-time passengers put off by the Costa Concordia tragedy.
All it took was a major minor overhaul and some star power to get the Chrysler 200 some recognition. The car became a battle hymn for Chrysler and Detroit when home-boy rapper Eminem drove a 200 sedan in last year's Super Bowl ad campaign. The "Born of Fire" message from the two-minute spot was, more or less, "Don't Mess With Detroit."
I've admired Volkswagen New Beetle since I drove the original in 1998 and was especially enamored by the cute styling and agile handling – Yes, I said cute! And the New Beetle is a happy car, after all, how many other cars had a bud vase built into dash and make you smile every time you drive it?
If bakeries and beer gardens are high on your list of vacation amenities, you couldn't do better than a visit to Solvang, the Danish-inspired theme community just a half-hour drive from Santa Barbara. Of course there is much more, but food is a great place to start.
The 2012 Grand Cherokee is the most awarded SUV of all time. So says Marty Steves, who is the certified Jeep salesman at Cabral Motors, 1145 W. Yosemite Ave., Manteca. The Grand Cherokee – included are the Laredo, Limited, Overland, and SRT8 – and its 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine was named Ward's magazine "10 Best Engines." Consumers Digest awarded a "Best Buy" in the Full-size/Luxury SUV category. ...
MIAMI (AP) - Cruise industry leaders on Tuesday gathered for their first annual convention since the Costa Concordia disaster, driving home their commitment to safety and expressing confidence that the resulting lull in business is only temporary.
TAOS, N.M. (AP) - In the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, at the edge of the Rio Grande Gorge and amid the seemingly endless fields of sage, nature has been a steadfast witness to a remarkable legacy of women and the arts in Taos.