| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Mater's Junkyard Jamboree promises to be the dizziest and noisiest of the new rides coming to Cars Land in 2012 at Disney California Adventure.
The racket begins before you even board the spinning tractor and cart ride: A play area near the main...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Riders aboard Luigi's Flying Tires will use a pair of joysticks to steer the levitating bumper car as it floats atop a surface similar to a giant air hockey table.
The new ride debuting in the 12-acre Cars Land at Disney California Adventure in summer...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Radiator Springs will celebrate California's car culture with a nostalgic trip down Route 66 when the fictional film town built for and by cars debuts at Disney California Adventure in 2012.
> Photos: "Cars" town of Radiator Springs at Disney...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:30 AM
The idea for a themed land at Disney California Adventure celebrating California's car culture had been kicking around at Walt Disney Imagineering for years.
The working premise focused on the classic cars, tourist attractions, auto-centric restaurants,...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Through most of his time at Tabb High, Kyle Turner had no interest in stock-car racing and, in fact, dissed his uncle for watching it. That changed in September 2002, when he attended the Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway for his 18th...
| Nov 17, 2012
All new cars come with warranties, from comprehensive bumper-to-bumper policies to those that cover specific components like seat belts or catalytic converters. In all, a car can leave the dealership with 10 or more warranties -- which can be a mess for...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 8:17 AM
As Ford took aim at the Toyota Prius, a brand now synonymous with green motoring, it needed a car that looked the part.
So rather than convert an existing model, it imported a dowdy hatchback from Europe — tall greenhouse, short hood — and...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:50 PM
If the price of gas has got you down, AAA's annual study on the cost to own and operate a vehicle will offer little solace.
According to AAA, a motorist will spend 76.3 cents a mile to drive a new vehicle 10,000 miles in 2011, up from 73.9 cents a mile a...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:30 AM
After more than a decade in existence and $1.1 billion in renovations, Disney California Adventure still probably needs another billion dollars in improvements before it can be worthy of the Disney name.
RELATED: Disney park braces for 'carmageddon' as...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:30 AM
An onslaught of visitors eager to see the new Cars Land area could force periodic closures of Disney California Adventure over the next two weekends.
REVIEWS: Cars Land | Radiator Springs Racers | Mater's Junkyard Jamboree | Luigi's Flying Tires |...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Give Joe Labon a vehicle — a Ferrari or a Mercedes-Benz passenger van or even an old Chevy Caprice — and he'll find a way to soup it up, trick it out or simply make it more fun to drive.
He loves cars. Always has. When he was 15 years old,...