Monthly Archives: March 2006

Motoring Memories: Citroen 2CV, 1948 – 1990

1975 Citroen 2CV. Click image to enlarge Story and photo by Bill Vance The Citroen Deux Chevaux (two horsepower), known as the 2CV, was the French equivalent of Henry Ford’s Model T, Germany’s Volkswagen Beetle or Britain’s Austin Seven. It … Continue reading

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First Drive: 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Click image to enlarge Review by Greg Wilson Photos by Russell Purcell Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads Kanata, Ontario – Such is the reputation of Toyota’s iconic FJ40 Land Cruiser, … Continue reading

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Saturn, Saab and Pontiac to reveal new models in New York

March 31, 2006 Saturn, Saab and Pontiac to reveal new models in New York New York, New York – General Motors will unveil a revitalized Saturn line-up at the 2006 New York International Auto Show, with production versions of the … Continue reading

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TAG Heuer premieres SLR McLaren watch

March 31, 2006 TAG Heuer premieres SLR McLaren watch Stuttgart, Germany – The TAG Heuer SLR for Mercedes-Benz watch made its world premiere yesterday; it’s the latest product in the long partnership between Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH and TAG Heuer. The … Continue reading

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DaimlerChrysler announces plug-in hybrid Sprinter

March 31, 2006 DaimlerChrysler announces plug-in hybrid Sprinter Auburn Hills, Michigan – DaimlerChrysler has announced that up to forty Dodge Sprinter Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) will be placed in operation with customers in California, Kansas City and New York … Continue reading

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AIA Canada supports SEMA automotive scholarships

March 31, 2006 AIA Canada supports SEMA automotive scholarships Ottawa, Ontario – The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) has announced that it is partnering with the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) to extend that association’s automotive scholarship program to … Continue reading

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Alberta offers grants for recycled tire products

March 31, 2006 Alberta offers grants for recycled tire products Edmonton, Alberta – The Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) has announced that municipalities and registered non-profit community groups and organizers are eligible to apply for a maximum of $25,000 in … Continue reading

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Nissan demonstrates fuel cell vehicle at Globe 2006 Conference

March 31, 2006 Nissan demonstrates fuel cell vehicle at Globe 2006 Conference Vancouver, British Columbia – Nissan will demonstrate its X-Trail Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) at Globe 2006, a biennial trade fair and conference on business and the environment, which … Continue reading

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Jeep Commander receives top frontal crash protection rating

March 31, 2006 Jeep Commander receives top frontal crash protection rating Auburn Hills, Michigan – The 2006 Jeep Commander has received the highest five-star rating for frontal-impact crash protection from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This makes it … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2006 BMW 330xi

2006 BMW 330xi. Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Laurance Yap Since the first one I drove, I’ve been a big fan of BMW 3 Series sedans. But I haven’t much been a fan of all-wheel-drive BMW 3 … Continue reading

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Used Vehicle Review: Saturn L-Series, 2000-2005

2001 Saturn L300. Click image to enlarge By Chris Chase Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada For almost the first full decade of its existence, Saturn offered just three models – a compact sedan, station wagon and coupe, … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi to unveil all-new 2007 Outlander in New York

March 30, 2006 Mitsubishi to unveil all-new 2007 Outlander in New York Click image to enlarge Cypress, California

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Volvo seatbelt pioneer inducted into European Hall of Fame

March 30, 2006 Volvo seatbelt pioneer inducted into European Hall of Fame Toronto, Ontario

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