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.
Higher gasoline prices and urban congestion with smaller parking spaces have brought opportunity and dilemma for American motorists.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If you're a baseball fan looking to add a new pastime to your vacation itinerary, consider setting a goal to visit all 30 of the sport's major league stadiums.
TRACY – Why worry about the soaring prices at the pump? Chances are those looking into the 100-percent electric Nissan Leaf are thinking just that. The 2013 model was redesigned with improved aerodynamics, providing better mileage thanks to the rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries that store and provide 24 kWh of electricity. "It's electric, but you can still have fun driving it while saving at the pumps," said Andrew 'Drew' Wadahara, sales and ...
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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