Monthly Archives: March 2003

Test Drive: 2003 Pontiac Vibe AWD

Click image to enlarge By Haney Louka Photos by Laurance Yap It’s been just over a year since Pontiac’s Vibe and its mechanical twin, the Toyota Matrix, were unleashed on the North American public. Demand for these models is still … Continue reading

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Pacific International Auto & Light Truck Show

The Pacific International Auto & Light Truck Show opened Friday. Regina Chan was there and captured these images of the auto show. Click the images to enlarge. 2004 Subaru WRX STI 2004 Chevrolet Epica 2004 Chevrolet Optra Dodge Durango 2004 … Continue reading

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Pacific International Auto & Light Truck Show

The Pacific International Auto & Light Truck Show opened Friday. Regina Chan was there and captured these images of the auto show. Click the images to enlarge. 2004 Subaru WRX STI 2004 Chevrolet Epica 2004 Chevrolet Optra Dodge Durango 2004 … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2003 Dodge Ram Hemi 2500 SLT Quad Cab 4X4

Click image to enlarge by Greg Wilson Photos by Grant Yoxon Improved performance, comfort and roominess for heavy duty Ram Quad Cab pickup While 1/2 ton pickups are still the most popular type of pickup, heavy-duty (over 8500 lb. GVWR) … Continue reading

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GM’s new 3.6 litre V6 to debut in 2004 Cadillac CTS

March 28, 2003 GM’s new 3.6 litre V6 to debut in 2004 Cadillac CTS Warren, Michigan – An all-new 3.6 litre V6 VVT engine will make its debut in the 2004 Cadillac CTS. The V6 VVT engine is the first … Continue reading

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Ford unveils new Everest SUV for Asian market

March 28, 2003 Ford unveils new Everest SUV for Asian market Bangkok, Thailand – Ford Motor Company unveiled the all-new Everest, a 7-seat family Sport Utility Vehicle, at the 24th Bangkok International Motor Show, the second-largest auto show in Asia-Pacific. … Continue reading

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Land Rover global adventure competition starts March 30th

March 28, 2003 Land Rover global adventure competition starts March 30th New York, New York – The inaugural Land Rover G4 Challenge adventure competition will get underway on Sunday, March 30th with an unusual urban challenge in Manhattan. Sixteen adventure … Continue reading

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Chevy SSR to pace Indy 500

Herb Fishel, Executive Director of GM Racing with the Chevy SSR Indy 500 Pace Vehicle. Click image to enlarge Indianapolis, Indiana – Chevrolet and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced that the new 2003 Chevy SSR will serve as the Official … Continue reading

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U.S. car sales drop 8% since start of war

March 27, 2003 U.S. car sales drop 8% since start of war Westlake Village, California – J.D. Power and Associates data shows that retail sales have dropped by 8 percent since the start of the war with Iraq last week, … Continue reading

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Chevy SSR to pace Indy 500

March 27, 2003 Chevy SSR to pace Indy 500 Herb Fishel, Executive Director of GM Racing with the Chevy SSR Indy 500 Pace Vehicle. Click image to enlarge Indianapolis, Indiana – Chevrolet and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced that the … Continue reading

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Vehicle recalls announced

March 27, 2003 Vehicle recalls announced Washington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a list of auto safety recalls announced in February, 2003. The most serious of these involves approximately 4,500 Buick Rendezvous and Pontiac … Continue reading

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Lexus announces new SportDesign IS 300 and GS 300

March 26, 2003 Lexus announces new SportDesign IS 300 and GS 300 Toronto, Ontario – Lexus announced that it will offer Canadians new SportDesign versions of the IS 300 and GS 300 performance sedans. The SportDesign packages combine unique appearance … Continue reading

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Nissan announces pricing for 2004 Maxima

March 26, 2003 Nissan announces pricing for 2004 Maxima Mississauga, Ontario – Nissan Canada announced pricing for its new Maxima sedan which goes on sale April 1, 2003. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the 5-seater Maxima SE is … Continue reading

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