Monthly Archives: June 2007

Volkswagen offers TouaregAdventure vacation packages in Utah

June 28, 2007 Volkswagen offers TouaregAdventure vacation packages in Utah <!– Honda Jet. Click image to enlarge –> Auburn Hills, Michigan – Volkswagen says it is presently taking reservations for TouaregAdventure, a three-day off-road excursion through canyons and challenging terrains … Continue reading

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Honda breaks ground for jet manufacturing facility

June 28, 2007 Honda breaks ground for jet manufacturing facility Honda Jet. Click image to enlarge Greensboro, North Carolina – Honda Aircraft Company Inc. has broken ground for its new headquarters and manufacturing facility at Piedmont Triad International Airport in … Continue reading

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ICBC reminds motorists to avoid high-risk driving to stay safe on Canada Day weekend

June 28, 2007 ICBC reminds motorists to avoid high-risk driving to stay safe on Canada Day weekend Vancouver, British Columbia – The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is encouraging drivers to help make roads safer this Canada Day long … Continue reading

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Ford and Chrysler Group join U.S. Climate Action Partnership

June 28, 2007 Ford and Chrysler Group join U.S. Climate Action Partnership Washington, D.C. – Both Ford and the Chrysler Group have announced their membership with the United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), endorsing and participating in the non-partisan group’s … Continue reading

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Nissan donates last X-Trail Bonavista to its Newfoundland namesake

June 28, 2007 Nissan donates last X-Trail Bonavista to its Newfoundland namesake Mississauga, Ontario – Nissan Canada is donating the very last 2006 X-Trail Bonavista Special Edition to the town of Bonavista, Newfoundland and its mayor, Betty Fitzgerald. The X-Trail … Continue reading

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HOV lanes coming to Highway 417 in Ottawa and Nepean

June 28, 2007 HOV lanes coming to Highway 417 in Ottawa and Nepean Ottawa, Ontario – The Ontario government has announced it is widening Highway 417 to create a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane to ease congestion and get more … Continue reading

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Auto Tech: Volvo’s history of safety innovations

By Jim Kerr Two things happened last week that made me sit back and think about vehicle safety. First, I received a CD entitled “What Makes a Volvo a Volvo.” That same day, I was test driving the Volvo S80 … Continue reading

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Replacement headlights for older vehicles

Sylvania replacement headlight. Click image to enlarge By Glen Konoroski Many people who have an older or vintage car are aware that their headlights are just not up to spec. As headlights age, the filament inside the sealed beam headlight … Continue reading

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First Drive: 2008 Subaru Legacy and Outback

2008 Subaru Legacy; photo by Paul Williams. Click image to enlarge By Paul Williams Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads Photo Galleries: 2008 Subaru Legacy and Outback Collingwood, Ontario – Subaru … Continue reading

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Jaguar C-XF wins Production Preview Vehicle of the Year

June 27, 2007 Jaguar C-XF wins Production Preview Vehicle of the Year Jaguar C-XF. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: Jaguar C-XF at the Detroit Auto Show Dearborn, Michigan – The Jaguar C-XF concept car, which made its debut at … Continue reading

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Ford and GM founders named to Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

June 27, 2007 Ford and GM founders named to Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Windsor, Ontario – Gordon McGregor, the founder of Ford of Canada, and R. Samuel McLaughlin, founder of General Motors of Canada, have been named as 2007 … Continue reading

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U.S. motorists more likely to buy a more fuel-efficient car than use transit

June 27, 2007 U.S. motorists more likely to buy a more fuel-efficient car than use transit Riverwoods, Illinois – Nearly half of U.S. consumers surveyed by Discover Financial Services said that they would be willing to buy a more fuel-efficient … Continue reading

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Check tires before long weekend drive, says rubber association

June 27, 2007 Check tires before long weekend drive, says rubber association Mississauga, Ontario – Proper tire maintenance is not only good for the environment, but will save money, says the Rubber Association of Canada (RAC). The association says that … Continue reading

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