Monthly Archives: February 2004

Test Drive: 2004 Chevrolet Epica LS

Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Greg Wilson A car that makes you feel good As Grant Yoxon pointed out, when you compare the 2004 Chevrolet Epica LS directly with the Chevrolet Malibu LS V6, or even the … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2004 Chevrolet Epica LS

Click image to enlarge. Click here for more photos and to read Greg Wilson’s review of the 2004 Chevrolet Epica. Review by Grant Yoxon Photos by Greg Wilson Quiet Contender When General Motors paid a bargain-basement $251 million for a … Continue reading

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Eleven percent of Americans love their car more than their spouse

February 27, 2004 Eleven percent of Americans love their car more than their spouse Chicago, Illinois – The International Carwash Association’s 2004 Car Love Survey found that eleven percent of Americans love their car more than their spouse or significant … Continue reading

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Ford studies “intelligent” cars and highways

February 27, 2004 Ford studies “intelligent” cars and highways Minneapolis, Minnesota – Ford and the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced a partnership to construct an intelligent transportation system where cars will talk to the highway, and to each other, to … Continue reading

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Camry, Accord, Civic most stolen cars in U.S.

February 27, 2004 Camry, Accord, Civic most stolen cars in U.S. Palos Hills, Illinois – The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), a not-for-profit insurance organization with a mandate to combat vehicle theft and insurance fraud, has released a list of … Continue reading

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Six Nissan Quest minivans presented to Vancouver senior’s agencies

February 27, 2004 Six Nissan Quest minivans presented to Vancouver senior’s agencies Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver-area Nissan dealers and the Nissan Canada Foundation presented six 2004 Nissan Quest minivans to a group of Vancouver not-for-profit organizations dedicated to helping seniors. … Continue reading

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AAA names annual Auto Guide Winners

February 26, 2004 AAA names annual Auto Guide Winners Orlando, Florida – The American Automobile Association has selected 13 vehicles as best in their class, naming them the 2004 AAA Auto Guide winners. The sporty new Chrysler Crossfire has been … Continue reading

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“Finding Nemo” top in-car DVD

February 26, 2004 “Finding Nemo” top in-car DVD Gardena, California – The recently released “Quest for the Perfect Road Trip” survey, sponsored by Nissan North America, revealed top in-car DVD picks for adults and kids. Disney and Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” … Continue reading

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Older drivers twice as likely to die in crash as middle-aged drivers

February 26, 2004 Older drivers twice as likely to die in crash as middle-aged drivers Washington, D.C. – Older drivers are twice as likely to die in a car crash as middle-aged drivers, according to a study by the Texas … Continue reading

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Auto Tech: Land Rover’s Electronic Air Suspension

By Jim Kerr When it comes to refined suspensions, the new Range Rover from Land Rover has it right. It rides on air. Air suspensions are not new. Several cars were offered with air suspension systems in the 1950s. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2004 Infiniti G35 Coupe

Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Laurance Yap Does familiarity really breed contempt? Not in the case of the Infiniti G35 coupe, it seems. By the time it hit the test track at Shannonville Motorsports Park at the … Continue reading

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Trailer Boats magazine names Nissan Titan Tow Vehicle of the Year

February 25, 2004 Trailer Boats magazine names Nissan Titan Tow Vehicle of the Year Carson, California – The Nissan Titan SE Crew Cab 4×4, powered by a 5.6 litre V8 engine, is the winner of Trailer Boats’ 2004 Tow Vehicle … Continue reading

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Suzuki recalls 196,876 Grand Vitaras

February 25, 2004 Suzuki recalls 196,876 Grand Vitaras Washington, D.C. – The U.S. National Highway Safety Administration issued a list of December recalls on Tuesday. Among safety-related recalls, Suzuki is recalling 196,876 Grand Vitaras, model years 1999 – 2004. The … Continue reading

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