Monthly Archives: May 2007

Feature: Trans-Siberian rally – Moscow to Mongolia

Porsche intends to prove its Cayenne’s on- and off-road abilities in the Trans-Siberian Rally. Click image to enlarge Article and photos by Laurance Yap Photo Gallery: Trans-Siberian Rally preview Leipzig, Germany – You can sense that Porsche is sometimes a … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth launches first global warming lawsuit against Canada

May 31, 2007 Friends of the Earth launches first global warming lawsuit against Canada <!– 2007 Mercedes-Benz B-Class. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: 2007 Mercedes-Benz B-Class–> Ottawa, Ontario – The environmental group Friends of the Earth Canada has launched … Continue reading

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Energy prices to remain volatile this summer, says National Energy Board

May 31, 2007 Energy prices to remain volatile this summer, says National Energy Board <!– 2007 Mercedes-Benz B-Class. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: 2007 Mercedes-Benz B-Class–> Calgary, Alberta – A report released today by the National Energy Board (NEB) … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz delivers 250,000th B-Class

May 31, 2007 Mercedes-Benz delivers 250,000th B-Class 2007 Mercedes-Benz B-Class. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: 2007 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Stuttgart, Germany – Mercedes-Benz has announced that more than 250,000 of the B-Class have been sold since the model’s market launch … Continue reading

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Mazda celebrates 40 years of rotary engines

May 31, 2007 Mazda celebrates 40 years of rotary engines 1967 Mazda Cosmo. Click image to enlarge <!–Photo Gallery: Ford Edge HySeries concept–> Hiroshima, Japan – Mazda yesterday celebrated the 40th anniversary of its first rotary engine-powered vehicle, the Cosmo … Continue reading

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Transport Canada issues latest recall

May 31, 2007 Transport Canada issues latest recall <!– Ford Edge HySeries concept. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: Ford Edge HySeries concept–> Ottawa, Ontario – Transport Canada has issued its latest recall, which may affect some Volvo C70 models. … Continue reading

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Ford showcases Edge HySeries fuel cell vehicle in Vancouver

May 31, 2007 Ford showcases Edge HySeries fuel cell vehicle in Vancouver Ford Edge HySeries concept. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: Ford Edge HySeries concept Vancouver, British Columbia – The Ford Edge with HySeries Drive, which the company calls … Continue reading

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Consumer Info: “Feebates” – another form of taxation?

By Jim Kerr I have been watching with interest the reaction to the Federal Government’s “feebate” policy on new vehicles. If you haven’t heard about it, the Government has developed a program of rebates and fees on newly registered cars … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2007 Honda Civic Si

2007 Honda Civic Si. Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Andrew McCredie Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Photo Gallery: 2007 Honda Civic Si Honda’s founder, Soichiro Honda, stated that “success represents one per cent of … Continue reading

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GM emphasizes development of non-food based ethanol fuel

May 30, 2007 GM emphasizes development of non-food based ethanol fuel Lake Odessa, Michigan – GM representatives gathered with industry experts and media at the U.S. Bio Woodbury Ethanol Plant to highlight the need for achieving greater energy diversity and … Continue reading

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Ford recognized for advances in crash dummy technology

May 30, 2007 Ford recognized for advances in crash dummy technology Yokohama, Japan – Ford Motor Company’s leading role in developing an abdominal insert for pediatric crash dummies was part of a technical presentation at the Society of Automotive Engineers … Continue reading

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Ontario car dealers select CarProof to supply vehicle history reports

May 30, 2007 Ontario car dealers select CarProof to supply vehicle history reports Toronto, Ontario – The Toronto Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) and the Ontario Automobile Dealers Association (OADA) announced that they have selected CarProof Vehicle History Reports as their … Continue reading

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Ford closes Windsor casting plant

May 30, 2007 Ford closes Windsor casting plant Windsor, Ontario – Production at the 73-year-old Windsor Casting Plant ended yesterday as part of Ford’s cost-cutting measures to regain profitability. Ford lost U.S. $12.7 billion last year, and has said it … Continue reading

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