Monthly Archives: April 2007

Test Drive: 2007 Acura RL Elite

review and photos by Chris Chase April 30, 2007 Photo Gallery: 2007 Acura RL Elite Specifications: 2007 Acura RL Elite The Guide: 2007 Acura RL Elite Click image to enlarge Where have I seen you before? The Acura RL is … Continue reading

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Steering you right: Tire sabotage

By Jordan W. Charness When I was in university I used to get “time saving lifts” home from my father who would pick me up on his way home from work. Unfortunately since he is a lawyer (now my senior … Continue reading

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2007 Canadian Hot Rod Tour

The ’32 Ford’s designer, John Edwards, left and Frank Colgoni. Click image to enlarge Story and photos by Jil McIntosh Photo Gallery: 1932 Ford Seventy-five years ago, Ford unveiled a revolutionary car: a stylish, low-priced new model that carried the … Continue reading

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New more powerful 6.2-litre V8 highlights changes to 2008 Corvette

April 30, 2007 New more powerful 6.2-litre V8 highlights changes to 2008 Corvette Detroit, Michigan – A new, 6.2-litre LS3 V8 is now the standard engine in 2008 Corvette Coupe and Convertible models, announced the company. It is rated at … Continue reading

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2007 Toyota Tundra and 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer receive ‘Good’ ratings in frontal offset crash tests

April 30, 2007 2007 Toyota Tundra and 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer receive ‘Good’ ratings in frontal offset crash tests Arlington, Virginia – The U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released crash test results for the redesigned 2007 Toyota Tundra and … Continue reading

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Hybrid vehicle battery market could top conventional market, study says

April 30, 2007 Hybrid vehicle battery market could top conventional market, study says Oregon House, California – Global sales of hybrid batteries, estimated at $600 million in 2006 (all prices U.S.), is expected to grow to $1.4 billion in 2010 … Continue reading

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Shelby Autos and Ford Racing to build street-legal “Super Snakes”

April 30, 2007 Shelby Autos and Ford Racing to build street-legal “Super Snakes” Las Vegas, Nevada – Shelby Automobiles has announced it will use newly-developed Ford Racing GT500 performance packs to transform a limited number of 2007 and 2008 Ford … Continue reading

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AAA returns 1911 Glidden trophy to South Carolina city

April 30, 2007 AAA returns 1911 Glidden trophy to South Carolina city Heathrow, Florida – The American Automobile Association (AAA) has returned a 1911 trophy to the city of Anderson, South Carolina after a 96-year absence. The ornate silver punchbowl … Continue reading

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APA reports results of used car dealer investigation; 58 per cent earn failing grade

April 30, 2007 APA reports results of used car dealer investigation; 58 per cent earn failing grade Montreal, Quebec – The Automobile Protection Association (APA) has released the results of an undercover investigation of used-car dealerships in Montreal, Toronto and … Continue reading

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Canada and U.S. to work together on fuel efficiency

April 30, 2007 Canada and U.S. to work together on fuel efficiency Tucson, Arizona – Representatives of the Canadian and U.S. governments have announced that the two countries have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, aimed at improving motor vehicle fuel … Continue reading

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Day-by-Day Review: 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LT

By James Bergeron Day 1: Click Image to Enlarge It has been a while since I’ve gotten the keys to a press vehicle that has come in priced around the $20,000 mark. This makes this week’s review all the more … Continue reading

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Motoring Memories: Chrysler Turbine

1963 Chrysler Turbine. Click image to enlarge Story and photo by Bill Vance Gas turbines develop power in a smooth and continuous stream, a far more elegant flow of power than the “monkey motion” associated with starting and stopping pistons … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2008 Mazda Tribute GT V6 AWD


Arriving early in 2007 as a 2008 model, the compact Mazda Tribute SUV receives major exterior and interior styling updates. Continue reading

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