Monthly Archives: July 2007

Test Drive: 2008 Ford Taurus Limited AWD

2008 Ford Taurus Limited AWD. 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 Photo Gallery: 2008 Ford Taurus Ottawa, Ontario – Ford did … Continue reading

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Feature: Porsche track day

Porsche 911 GT3. Click image to enlarge Article and photos by Laurance Yap Photo Gallery: Porsche Track Day Mosport International Raceway, Ontario – Given how much emphasis Porsche puts on its racing activities in its marketing and advertising, it’s more … Continue reading

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BCAA maps out six driving routes for August long weekend

July 31, 2007 BCAA maps out six driving routes for August long weekend Burnaby, B.C. – The British Columbia Automobile Association has outlined six driving routes designed to inspire motorists in Greater Vancouver to get out and enjoy the coming … Continue reading

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Governments of Canada, Ontario and Quebec to develop the Ontario-Quebec trade corridor

July 31, 2007 Governments of Canada, Ontario and Quebec to develop the Ontario-Quebec trade corridor Montreal, Quebec – Representatives of the governments of Canada, Quebec and Ontario have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on the development of … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Touareg TDI sets new record for Pikes Peak Hill Climb

July 31, 2007 Volkswagen Touareg TDI sets new record for Pikes Peak Hill Climb Pikes Peak VW Touareg TDI. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: Pikes Peak Touareg TDI Auburn Hills, Michigan – Volkswagen of America has set a new … Continue reading

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Gasoline tax or higher fuel economy standards may be preferable to biofuels, says Oregon study

July 31, 2007 Gasoline tax or higher fuel economy standards may be preferable to biofuels, says Oregon study Corvallis, Oregon – A study by the Oregon State University Extension Service says that the adoption of biofuels in that state could … Continue reading

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Former oil executive to lead renewable fuels company

July 31, 2007 Former oil executive to lead renewable fuels company San Carlos, California – LS9 Inc., the Renewable Petroleum Company, has named Robert Walsh its new President, effective immediately. Walsh was with Royal Dutch Shell for 26 years, including … Continue reading

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Ford shows Britain’s Prince of Wales its “green” vehicles

July 31, 2007 Ford shows Britain’s Prince of Wales its “green” vehicles Brentwood, Essex, England – The 40th anniversary of Ford’s technical centre in Dunton, England began with an official Royal visit from the Prince of Wales, who got a … Continue reading

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Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame to hold “Celebration of Speed” event, Aug 12 and 13

July 31, 2007 Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame to hold “Celebration of Speed” event, Aug 12 and 13 Toronto, Ontario – The Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame is presenting a “Celebration of Speed”, starting with a dinner and ending with … Continue reading

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2008 Toyota Highlander receives “Good” rating in frontal offset crash test

July 31, 2007 2008 Toyota Highlander receives “Good” rating in frontal offset crash test 2008 Toyota Highlander. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: 2008 Toyota Highlander Arlington, Virginia – The 2008 Toyota Highlander, which was recently redesigned, received an overall … Continue reading

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First Drive: 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Coupe

review and photos by Peter Bleakney July 30, 2007 Photo Gallery: 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Coupe Click image to enlarge Los Angeles, California – I’m guessing that 40 years ago, when Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher formed their small … Continue reading

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Toyota heads list of automakers on top 100 global brands

July 30, 2007 Toyota heads list of automakers on top 100 global brands New York, New York – Toyota has ranked highest among automakers on BusinessWeek’s and Interbrand’s annual ranking of the Best Global Brands, which publishes a ranking of … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals rejects longer truck driver hours

July 30, 2007 U.S. Court of Appeals rejects longer truck driver hours Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has overturned two key aspects of a policy, presented by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety … Continue reading

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