The best kind of Christmas shopping is the kind that is fun. While some people actually enjoy going to the malls and standing in cash register lines 10 people deep, the really smart shoppers – in our opinion, anyway – are those who make the shopping experience a memorable occasion which they can remember with fondness.
The newly redesigned Kia Optima SX turbo is considered one of the best family sedans on the market.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to work. Now, 8,000 of them are turning 65 every day, and those retirements could once again reshape the nation's transportation.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - It looks like a minivan. It has sliding doors like a minivan. So why isn't Ford calling its new seven-seater a minivan?
Springtime may not be the most likely time to think of Pasadena -- known worldwide as the site of the spectacular Rose Parade every January – but this Southern California city offers a surprising mix of attractions that makes it an ideal getaway just about any time of year.
The all-new Pathfinder went from a mid-sized Sports Utility Vehicle to a crossover.
COPENHAGEN (AP) - Cycling through the heart of some European cities can be a terrifying experience as you jostle for space with cars, trucks and scooters that whizz by with only inches to spare.
SALOME CANYON, Ariz. (AP) - I was about to follow a man I'd just met through a sweltering desert, into the crevices of a canyon, over wet boulders, down a waterfall, through a bone-chilling creek, down rock faces and up through the desert again.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Traveling with a pet isn't easy, since there are more rules than destinations. Kelly E. Carter, president of thejetsetpets.com and AOL's resident pet travel expert, and Sheron Long, frequent international traveler and author of "Dog Trots Globe - To Paris and Provence," share their tips:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Travel for humans during holidays is tough enough: Long lines, crowds everywhere, extra bags full of presents. Throw a pet in the mix, and it's a recipe for disaster.
Eyesight is precious. Subaru's EyeSight driver-assist technology will save precious lives.
Back when visitors drove just south of Los Angeles to what was then called Marineland of the Pacific, the general feeling was this spectacular piece of the California coastline was ideal for a major theme park focused on marine life. The broad vistas and panoramic view of the ocean just seemed to be the perfect backdrop.
HONOLULU (AP) - Airfare, hotels, guided tours and pricey luaus - a Hawaii vacation can add up, especially now that hotel room prices are back on the rise.
When the producers of TV's Murder She Wrote were looking for the perfect stand-in for the fictional New England coastal village of Cabot Cove, they found it about 3,000 miles this side of the East Coast in the Northern California community of Mendocino. So it's no mystery that, with all of the TV exposure, Mendocino has become one of the most popular getaways on the California coast.
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 -- ...
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.