Monthly Archives: January 2006

Auto Tech: Lighting the road ahead

By Jim Kerr Long winter nights mean we spend more time driving while using our headlamps. All headlamps are not created equal however, so some vehicles are safer to drive at night than others. The gas-fired lamps and vacuum bulbs … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2006 BMW 325xiT

Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Chris Chase Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads I’m a geek for grocery-getters. While I don’t think minivans are particularly cool, I do … Continue reading

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Study shows compact cars, midsize SUVs have highest fatality rates

January 31, 2006 Study shows compact cars, midsize SUVs have highest fatality rates Washington, D.C.

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DuPont moves into Russian auto paint market

January 31, 2006 DuPont moves into Russian auto paint market Yaroslavl, Russia

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European diesel sales on track to exceed gasoline

January 31, 2006 European diesel sales on track to exceed gasoline London, England – A survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that diesels accounted for 49 per cent of the total European car market at the end of 2005; diesel is now … Continue reading

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Honda commences Civic Hybrid sales in Mexico

January 31, 2006 Honda commences Civic Hybrid sales in Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

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Mustang ring tones available for cellular phones

January 31, 2006 Mustang ring tones available for cellular phones Dearborn, Michigan

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New DaimlerChrysler Sprinter coming in March

January 31, 2006 New DaimlerChrysler Sprinter coming in March Stuttgart, Germany

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Chrysler announces new FWD Pacifica Limited

January 31, 2006 Chrysler announces new FWD Pacifica Limited Auburn Hills, Michigan

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Hyundai wins Global Automotive Shareholder Value award

January 31, 2006 Hyundai wins Global Automotive Shareholder Value award Markham, Ontario

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Montreal auto show draws 205,606 visitors

January 31, 2006 Montreal auto show draws 205,606 visitors Montreal, Quebec

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Feature: Satellite radio comparison: Sirius vs XM

By Laurance Yap What, pay for radio? That seems to be the reaction of most of my friends and family when I tell them about satellite radio. They all seem to be just a bit offended that radio – the … Continue reading

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First Drive: 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Paul Williams Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads La Jolla, California – The debate about whether certain cars look better as hardtops or … Continue reading

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