Folks are Kia Country are excited about the newly redesigned Kia Sorrento. The 2014 models just arrived at the Manteca dealership located at 1515 N. Main St., boasting state-of-the-art technology and comfort. Take the SX Limited model consisting of the optional panoramic sunroof that almost makes for a convertible, for starters. This five-seat crossover has Nappa leather upholstery, heated rear seats, and wood-trimmed heated steering wheel. Technology bursts from the inside where this Sorrento ...
By CARY ORDWAY Of CaliforniaWeekend.com CALIENTE - Bill Rankin takes a minute to reflect about the people who have come to stay at his Rankin Guest Ranch over the years. He says he just got an email about one of his favorite guests passing away. He sadly names a few more longtime guests who are now gone, but then he quickly perks up as he recalls one family in particular who invited the Rankins to ...
TOKYO (AP) - Toyota's global sales of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles have surpassed 5 million in a milestone for a technology that was initially greeted with skepticism.
SHANGHAI (AP) - China's most successful SUV producer, Great Wall Motor Co., is coming out with a model that offers the room of a luxury SUV at a mid-range price.
Challenger is still a classic. Born of muscle and raised on technology – so says Dodge of the 2013 model – this is the stuff of legends. The latest incarnation of the Challenger maintains the retro look of 40 years ago but does so with 21st century technology. "The Challenger is the most economical and roomy car in its class," according to Marty Steves, a certified salesman at Cabral Chrysler Jeep Dodge, 1145 W. Yosemite ...
People who like airplanes can find a lot to like when they visit Southern California, where they'll find plenty of opportunity to see historic aircraft up-close and personal. In some cases, they'll see a lot more than just aircraft but if you have someone in your family who is fascinated by the world of flight, here are some great places to visit.
Volkswagen's hybridization of its most popular model is a technological mile-marker for its intuitive activation.
NEW YORK (AP) - Carnival Cruise Lines prices have taken a dip this spring, according to pricing data, and some industry observers are blaming headlines over problems on several Carnival ships.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Thirty years ago, Dr. Gene Giggleman was a veterinarian who thought chiropractors were quacks. Since then, he says he's straightened out thousands of dogs and cats, not to mention the occasional snake, hamster, gerbil and guinea pig.
NEW YORK (AP) - Carnival Cruise Lines on Wednesday announced a $300 million program to add emergency generators, upgrade fire safety and improve engine rooms on all 24 of its ships.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors edged out fast-growing Volkswagen in first-quarter sales as both companies try to close the gap with Toyota for the global world sales crown.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors and Ford are putting aside their longstanding rivalry to work together to develop a new generation of fuel-efficient automatic transmissions.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors plans to roll out a line of completely revamped midsize pickup trucks, with gas mileage and features designed to take sales from Toyota's market-leading Tacoma.
OAKDALE – It's not often that an owner of the car dealership gets involved at some point during the sales transaction.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A fluffy duckling might seem appealing next to a basket of Easter eggs, but shelter officials and animal welfare experts want gift-happy parents to picture something else: Poop.
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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