Monthly Archives: July 2002

Preview: 2003 Maybach

Newly developed single seats enhance the feeling of well-being experienced by the rear passengers in the Maybach 62. The first thing one notices is the exceptionally generous amount of space. Passengers sitting in the rear can feel very much at … Continue reading

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CanadianDriver welcomes Tony Whitney and Ted Laturnus to editorial team

July 31, 2002 Ted Laturnus Tony Whitney CanadianDriver welcomes Tony Whitney and Ted Laturnus to editorial team CanadianDriver is pleased to welcome Canada’s car-debating duo, Tony Whitney and Ted Laturnus as editorial contributors. As well as being co-host of Global … Continue reading

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Parents need educating on back-to-school driving habits

July 31, 2002 Parents need educating on back-to-school driving habits Mayfield Village, Ohio – According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), students are at much greater risk travelling to and from school than at any other time … Continue reading

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Gas pump fires caused by static electricity are rare

July 31, 2002 Gas pump fires caused by static electricity are rare Des Plaines, Illinois – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is providing safety tips for the public aimed at reducing their risk when filling up their vehicle. … Continue reading

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CAW opposes longer hours for truck drivers

July 31, 2002 CAW opposes longer hours for truck drivers Toronto, Ontario – After two days of consultation hearings in Ottawa it appears that there will be no changes to the CCMTA (Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators) proposed standard … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz announces improvements to 2003 S-Class

July 31, 2002 Mercedes-Benz announces improvements to 2003 S-Class Click image to enlarge Stuttgart, Germany – Mercedes-Benz top-of-the-line S-Class sedans will receive a number of improvements for the 2003 model year, including an available 500 horsepower twin-turbo 5.5 litre V12 … Continue reading

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Special Report: The future of hydrogen

BMW 745h at the Chutes Montmorency waterfalls, Canada. Click image to enlarge by Kelly Taylor Hydrogen. The smallest, lightest and first element on the periodic table. As one component of water, it is arguably the first building block of all … Continue reading

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High-pressure hydrogen storage tanks receive German certification

July 30, 2002 High-pressure hydrogen storage tanks receive German certification New York, New York – General Motors and Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide received certification from a top German safety institute for a 700 bar (10,000 psi) hydrogen storage system … Continue reading

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GM opens new fuel cell research centre

July 30, 2002 GM opens new fuel cell research centre Honeoye Falls, New York – General Motors unveiled a unique, new research facility that will expand its ability to develop fuel cell technology, which will help GM determine how to … Continue reading

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Classic Pontiac GTO has role in XXX movie starring Vin Diesel

July 30, 2002 Classic Pontiac GTO has role in XXX movie starring Vin Diesel Click image to enlarge Detroit, Michigan – A classic 1967 Pontiac GTO will have a role in the new action adventure movie, XXX, starring actor Vin … Continue reading

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Canadian Budget Rent a Car not affected by U.S. parent’s bankruptcy

July 30, 2002 Canadian Budget Rent a Car not affected by U.S. parent’s bankruptcy Toronto, Ontario – Jeff Brookhouser, Executive Vice President & General Manager of Budget Rent a Car in Canada, issued a statement on Monday declaring that the … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Canada new “Pre-Owned Centre” accessible 24 hours a day

July 30, 2002 Mercedes-Benz Canada new “Pre-Owned Centre” accessible 24 hours a day Toronto, Ontario – Mercedes-Benz Canada has opened a new “Pre-Owned Centre” on a one acre piece of land located adjacent to the existing Newmarket, Ontario Retail Store … Continue reading

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Toyota opens new park in Richmond, B.C.

July 30, 2002 Toyota opens new park in Richmond, B.C. Richmond, B.C. – Toyota Canada and the City of Richmond officially opened a new park adjacent to Toyota’s Pacific Zone Office and Vancouver Parts Distribution Centre in Richmond, British Columbia … Continue reading

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