Monthly Archives: December 2005

Test Drive: 2005 Hyundai Tiburon 4 Cylinder

Model tested not exactly as shown. Photos: Hyundai Canada. Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Laurance Yap It was actually at a Honda-Acura presentation a couple of weeks ago that I learned that Hyundai Tiburon sales – which … Continue reading

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Lots to ogle in L.A. and Detroit

By Tony Whitney Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada The holiday season will have barely finished before the 2006 auto show season begins in early January. At the Los Angeles auto show, vehicles will be unveiled to the … Continue reading

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Ford to save U.S.$650 million annually with new union health care agreement

December 23, 2005 Ford to save U.S.$650 million annually with new union health care agreement Dearborn, Michigan – Ford Motor Company announced that its tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) to reduce the Company’s health care costs has … Continue reading

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Funkmaster Flex to headline Performance World Custom Car & Truck Show

December 23, 2005 Funkmaster Flex to headline Performance World Custom Car & Truck Show Toronto, Ontario

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Mismatched couple win 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx

December 23, 2005 Mismatched couple win 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Montreal, Quebec

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GM Canada announces pricing for new 2006 Cadillac STS-V and XLR-V

December 23, 2005 GM Canada announces pricing for new 2006 Cadillac STS-V and XLR-V Oshawa, Ontario – GM Canada announced pricing for two new limited production 2006 V-Series Cadillacs. For 2006, the CTS-V will be joined by the STS-V sedan … Continue reading

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Senior pedestrian deaths prompt call for heightened awareness

December 23, 2005 Senior pedestrian deaths prompt call for heightened awareness Burnaby, British Columbia

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Motoring Memories: Chevrolet Corvair Spyder Turbocharged

Story and photo by Bill Vance Click image to enlarge The compact Corvair, which Chevrolet introduced in 1960, had an aluminum, horizontally-opposed (flat), air-cooled six-cylinder engine located in the rear, and four wheel independent suspension. This put it away out … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG

Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Michael La Fave It’s too bad that Mercedes – AMG rather – abused the ‘HAMMER’ moniker in the mid-to-late-eighties. AMG HAMMERs were the big daddy super-saloons of their time, but engineers could … Continue reading

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Automotive Lease Guide announces Residual Value Awards

December 22, 2005 Automotive Lease Guide announces Residual Value Awards Santa Barbara, California – Automotive Lease Guide (ALG), a U.S. guide to resale values, has announced its seventh annual Residual Value Awards. The awards honour those vehicles in each automotive … Continue reading

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Ford issues report on implications of climate change

December 22, 2005 Ford issues report on implications of climate change Dearborn, Michigan – In an industry first, Ford Motor Company has issued a report addressing the business implications of climate change, carbon dioxide emissions and global energy concerns. “I … Continue reading

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Motoring association provides theft-proofing tips for the holidays

December 22, 2005 Motoring association provides theft-proofing tips for the holidays Edmonton, Alberta

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GM announces redesigned 2007 Pontiac Wave sedan

December 22, 2005 GM announces redesigned 2007 Pontiac Wave sedan Oshawa, Ontario

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