Monthly Archives: August 2007

Test Drive: 2008 Subaru Tribeca

2008 Subaru Tribeca. Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Jil McIntosh Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads Photo Gallery: 2008 Subaru Tribeca Second Opinion: Chris Chase Oshawa, Ontario – … Continue reading

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Motoring Memories: Berkeley, 1956-1961

1958 Berkeley. Click image to enlarge Story and photo by Bill Vance During the 1950s when such British sports cars as MGs, Jaguars, Austin-Healeys and Triumphs were popular, a trailer-making company decided there was a market for a smaller, more … Continue reading

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MADD Canada and HSAS team to promote safe and sober travel

Aug 31, 2007 MADD Canada and HSAS team to promote safe and sober travel Regina, Saskatchewan – Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan (HSAS) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada are completing their summer impaired driving campaign, with a final … Continue reading

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Tire pressure monitoring systems become mandatory in U.S.

Aug 31, 2007 Tire pressure monitoring systems become mandatory in U.S. Washington, D.C. – A U.S. federal requirement for tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) will reach full compliance on September 1, 2007. Following a phase-in period which began in 2005, … Continue reading

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New Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 celebrates companies’ 105th anniversary

Aug 31, 2007 New Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 celebrates companies’ 105th anniversary 2008 Ford Harley Davidson F-150. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery: 2008 Ford Harley Davidson F-150 Dearborn, Michigan – The latest edition of Ford’s Harley-Davidson F-150 pickup truck goes … Continue reading

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New Park Bridge opens at B.C.’s Kicking Horse Canyon

Aug 31, 2007 New Park Bridge opens at B.C.’s Kicking Horse Canyon Golden, British Columbia – The new Park Bridge along the Trans-Canada Highway in Kicking Horse Canyon has been completed ahead of schedule. Constructed under Phase Two of the … Continue reading

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Mopar introduces new gooseneck trailer hitch for Dodge heavy-duty pickups

Aug 31, 2007 Mopar introduces new gooseneck trailer hitch for Dodge heavy-duty pickups MOPAR gooseneck trailer hitch. Click image to enlarge Center Line, Michigan – Chrysler’s original parts manufacturer Mopar has announced it is offering an all-new gooseneck trailer hitch … Continue reading

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BMW offers in-car Google searches in Germany

Aug 31, 2007 BMW offers in-car Google searches in Germany Munich, Germany – BMW has announced it is offering local Google searches through the vehicle’s systems throughout Germany, the only automaker to do so. When the operator uses Google to … Continue reading

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Quebec ethanol plant on target in first six months of operation

Aug 31, 2007 Quebec ethanol plant on target in first six months of operation Varennes, Quebec – GreenField Ethanol has announced that its Varennes, Quebec plant had a flawless start-up and is meeting all production targets after six months of … Continue reading

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Volkswagen partners with Carbonfund.org to offset owners’ carbon footprints

Aug 31, 2007 Volkswagen partners with Carbonfund.org to offset owners’ carbon footprints Auburn Hills, Michigan – Volkswagen of America has announced it has partnered with Carbonfund.org to offset one year of carbon emissions from each new Volkswagen sold in the … Continue reading

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CAA-Quebec announces revamped Web site

Aug 31, 2007 CAA-Quebec announces revamped Web site Quebec, Quebec – CAA-Quebec has announced a completely redesigned Web site, with a new graphic interface, cleaner look and reengineered architecture. The site, which receives approximately two million visits per year, can … Continue reading

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Auto union laments job losses at General Motors Oshawa, Ontario truck plant

Aug 31, 2007 Auto union laments job losses at General Motors Oshawa, Ontario truck plant Toronto, Ontario – General Motors’ plans to eliminate one shift of production, starting January 1, 2008, at the company’s truck plant in Oshawa, Ontario, will … Continue reading

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MADD Canada and HSAS team to promote safe and sober travel

Aug 31, 2007 MADD Canada and HSAS team to promote safe and sober travel Regina, Saskatchewan – Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan (HSAS) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada are completing their summer impaired driving campaign, with a final … Continue reading

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