Monthly Archives: December 2000

Used Vehicle Review: Toyota RAV4, 1997-2000

1997 Toyota RAV4 4 door 4×4Click image to enlarge By Bob McHugh Quick to twig to a growing demand for a small sport utility vehicle with car-like driving manners, Toyota gave us the first generation RAV4 (Recreational Active Vehicle) back … Continue reading

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Auto Tech: GM Duramax Diesel

GM 6.6 litre Duramax Diesel GM Duramax Diesel by Jim Kerr Its here! General Motor’s long awaited new diesel truck engine is in production and being shipped to dealers. This 6.6 litre engine, available in GM’s heavy-duty 2500 and 3500 … Continue reading

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Auto Tech: Getting Ready for Winter Driving

by Jim Kerr Warm fall days can make procrastinators out of the best of us, but winter is always just around the corner and fall is the time to get your vehicle ready. Many of the checks can be made … Continue reading

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Confessions of a lemon head…

By Paul Williams Photo courtesy of Isetta Internet & Other Micros. © 1998, used with permission Have you ever seen a book called Lemons: The World’s Worst Cars by Timothy Jacobs? Strange thing is that some (okay, many) of my … Continue reading

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Online auto sales: Is the consumer protected?

by Iris Winston Electronic curbsiding. Direct manufacturer-to-customer sales. Pricing discrepancies. Potential lack of protection for consumers. These are just a few of the issues that could develop if e-commerce takes hold in the automobile industry. “It’s not a huge problem … Continue reading

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