Monthly Archives: November 2007

Motoring Memories: Honda N600 Sedan and Coupe, 1969-1972

1972 Honda N600 coupe. Click image to enlarge Story and photo by Bill Vance By the 1960s Japan’s Honda Motor Company had become the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world. With this two-wheeled success to build on, the company decided … Continue reading

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Test Drive: 2008 Audi A4 Avant 2.0TFSI Quattro “Special Edition”

2008 Audi A4 Avant 2.0TFSI Special Edition. Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Greg Wilson Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads Photo Gallery:2008 Audi A4 North Vancouver, B.C. – … Continue reading

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New Mexico becomes thirteenth U.S. state to adopt Clean Cars program over automakers’ opposition

November 30, 2007 New Mexico becomes thirteenth U.S. state to adopt Clean Cars program over automakers’ opposition Albuquerque, New Mexico – New Mexico has become the thirteenth state to adopt Clean Car standards to reduce air pollution and global warming … Continue reading

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GM announces joint telematics venture in Shanghai, China

November 30, 2007 GM announces joint telematics venture in Shanghai, China Shanghai, China – General Motors, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation Group (SAIC) and OnStar have announced the establishment of a telematics joint venture called Shanghai OnStar Telematics Company Limited. This … Continue reading

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Ford joins Suppliers Partnership for the Environment

November 30, 2007 Ford joins Suppliers Partnership for the Environment Washington, D.C. – The Ford Motor Company has announced it has joined the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP). The SP is a partnership between automobile original equipment manufacturers and … Continue reading

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GM teams with U.S. and Canadian governments to sponsor EcoCAR challenge

November 30, 2007 GM teams with U.S. and Canadian governments to sponsor EcoCAR challenge Los Angeles, California – A new student competition, EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge has been announced, with sponsorship by General Motors, the U.S. Department of Energy and … Continue reading

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Chrysler Canada donates $100,000 to Saint Mary’s University in Halifax

November 30, 2007 Chrysler Canada donates $100,000 to Saint Mary’s University in Halifax Halifax, Nova Scotia – Chrysler Canada has donated $100,000 to the Hearts & Minds Capital Campaign at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The gift will … Continue reading

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Canadian hybrid shuttle bus successfully completes U.S. government testing

November 30, 2007 Canadian hybrid shuttle bus successfully completes U.S. government testing Oak Park, Michigan – Azure Dynamics Corporation, a developer of commercial vehicle hybrid electric and electric powertrains based in Vancouver and Toronto, has announced that its hybrid shuttle … Continue reading

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Age affects decision on import versus domestic, says J.D. Power

November 30, 2007 Age affects decision on import versus domestic, says J.D. Power Westlake Village, California – Older buyers who purchase domestic vehicles are more likely to avoid certain models because they are imports, while young consumers who purchase imports … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi announces all-new 2008 Lancer Evolution for the first time in Canada

November 30, 2007 Mitsubishi announces all-new 2008 Lancer Evolution for the first time in Canada 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. Click image to enlarge Photo Gallery:2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Mississauga, Ontario – Mitsubishi Motors has announced the 2008 Lancer Evolution, the … Continue reading

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BC’s auto insurance company warns high-risk drivers to “clean up their driving or pay more”

November 30, 2007 BC’s auto insurance company warns high-risk drivers to “clean up their driving or pay more” Vancouver, British Columbia – The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has received approval of a proposal to target high-risk drivers, charging … Continue reading

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Inside Story: 2008 Mazda CX-7 GS


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Product Review: Spiral cell battery test

Orbital Extreme Duty Battery. Click image to enlarge By Glen Konoroski With the ever-increasing demands put on our vehicles’ electrical systems, getting the right battery is essential. One of the new and better technologies to come along in batteries is … Continue reading

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