very nice~~so happy.
very nice~~so happy.
Hyundai dealers to inspect, repair Sonatas prone to wandering
Hyundai Motor America said its U.S. dealers will fix a steering problem found in some 2011 Sonata sedans after more than 4,000 owners complained about the car's steering system.
Drivers have complained that the 2011 Sonata is prone to drifting or pulling to the left while being driven.
The company suspects that about 41,000 Sonatas with 18-inch wheels could be affected by the problem, Hyundai spokesman Jim Trainor said. He said the fix is a service campaign, not a recall.
Classic: 1956 BMW 503 Coupe
Fords V6 gamble turbocharges sales of F-150
Five years ago, when Ford considered a push to put a pricey, premium V6 in more F-150s, it seemed like a dangerous gamble with a macho, full-sized pickup known for toughness and capacity. To many dealers and company insiders, it seemed like a bad joke.
"I once said, "Bubba don't buy nothing but a V8, and we've got a lot of Bubbas out here,'" recalls Martin Gubbels, owner of Big Sky Ford-Lincoln in Torrington, Wyo.
Do You Know the Way to Monterey Martin Swig and friends know several ways, and made a rally out of them
One of the best things about the Monterey week is driving to it. Thanks to plate tectonics, California has some of the best roads in the world. No one knows those roads better than Martin Swig, professor emeritus of the School of Piston Knocks. Swig organized the California Mille some 21 years ago to great acclaim. He has done other events over the years, including the New Year's Day Anti-Football Run, the Mille Autunno, the Drum Brake Rally, the Double 500 ($500 cars on a 500-kilometer rally), Four Corners of California and something for off-road SUVs in Nevada that we want to do someday. He was also an early encourager of the 24 Hours of LeMons, which bears all the markings of Swigdom. So this
BMW launches mobile app for gaming, social media
BMW is launching a multipurpose mobile application called the "Ultimate Drive" for social-media users and gamers.
The app helps users find the best roads to drive in more than 50 countries. It enables them to then rate those roads and comment about them via Facebook, e-mail or other GPS devices. BMW said it hopes the app will form a virtual go-to community of driving enthusiasts.
First Chinese Aircraft Carrier Revealed
A top Chinese official for the first time revealed that the growing Chinese military will soon launch its first aircraft carrier.
"An aircraft carrier has been under construction, but has not been completed," China's Defense Minister Chen Bingde told a Hong Kong newspaper Tuesday in a rare admission for the secretive Chinese government.
2012 Ford Focus A different kind of test drive for consumers
Ford is rolling out a fairly simple idea in August to get consumers interested in the 2012 Ford Focus--drive it.
But instead of the usual dealership experience, where potential buyers are often accompanied by a sales person, Ford is now pitching the new Focus to customers on more neutral turf, which the aim of highlighting the technological and handling prowess of the car.