Monthly Archives: October 2005

Advice: What to do if you get really stuck in the snow

By Ken Mitchell and Stephen Miller Winter is coming, and in the unfortunate event that your vehicle gets stuck in deep snow, there are some things you can do to get out, or get help. Start digging the snow away … Continue reading

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Special Feature: Michelin winter tire test

“All-season” tires may sound year-round, but they’re really “three-season”. Winter tires handle better, stop sooner and accelerate better, and yes, you should buy four of them. Assistant Editor Jil McIntosh spends a day at the ice rink with Michelin to see why. Continue reading

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“Climate Mash” flash movie pokes Hallowe’en fun at Exxon Mobil

October 31, 2005 “Climate Mash” flash movie pokes Hallowe’en fun at Exxon Mobil Washington, D.C.

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Land Rover G4 Challenge announced

October 31, 2005 Land Rover G4 Challenge announced Bangkok, Thailand

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AMA advises motorists to “Be-Aware” this Hallowe’en

October 31, 2005 AMA advises motorists to “Be-Aware” this Hallowe’en Edmonton, Alberta

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CanadianDriver staff and contributors among honourees at Canadian Automotive Journalism Awards

October 31, 2005 CanadianDriver staff and contributors among honourees at Canadian Automotive Journalism Awards Marc Lachapelle (centre), winner of the Journalist of the Year award, with runners up, Jeremy Cato (left) and Glen Woodcock (right) Russell Purcell, winner of the … Continue reading

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More federal funding announced for sustainable transportation projects

October 31, 2005 More federal funding announced for sustainable transportation projects Ottawa, Ontario

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Honda Canada announces Civic Hybrid pricing

October 31, 2005 Honda Canada announces Civic Hybrid pricing Toronto, Ontario

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Feature: Crash testing without the crash

Cindy Bohen, Ford safety project engineer, adjusts a dummy seated in a vehicle buck secured to Ford’s new state-of-the-art Servo-Hydraulic Reverse Crash Simulator in Dearborn. The Servo sled accurately simulates full vehicle collisions by providing the same dynamics of a … Continue reading

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Motoring Memories: Volvo 444/544, 1947-1965

Story and photo by Bill Vance 1965 Volvo 544. Click image to enlarge Sweden’s Volvo, (Latin for “I roll”), now owned by the Ford Motor Company, has been building cars since 1927. But North Americans came to know and respect … Continue reading

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First Drive: 2007 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Review and photos by Laurance Yap Second opinion by Richard Russell Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads Click image to enlarge Santa Fe, New Mexico – One letter can mean a … Continue reading

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GM to double number of crossover entries by 2009

October 28, 2005 GM to double number of crossover entries by 2009 Detroit, Michigan

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Dodge looks for a new “Hemi Star” at the Breeder’s Cup

October 28, 2005 Dodge looks for a new “Hemi Star” at the Breeder’s Cup Auburn Hills, Michigan

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