Monthly Archives: February 2008

Motoring Memories: Canadian Transportation Museum and Historic Village

Canadian Transportation Museum. Click image to enlarge Story and photo by Bill Vance One of the best kept Canadian automotive secrets is tucked away on one hundred peaceful acres of Southwestern Ontario’s Essex County flatland. It’s the Canadian Transportation Museum … Continue reading

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Second opinion: 2008 Honda Accord EX-L V6 Coupe

2008 Honda Accord EX-V6 6MT coupe. Click image to enlarge Review and photos by Chris Chase Photo Gallery:2008 Honda Accord This is it: this is what would happen if a Japanese company tried to build a BMW. Not that I … Continue reading

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Inside Story: 2008 Mazda5 GT

2008 Mazda5 GT. Click image to enlarge Manufacturer’s web site Mazda Canada Review and photos by Michael Clark Photo Gallery:2008 Mazda5 Everyone enjoys being a hero, but as we all know, Superman never made any money saving the world from … Continue reading

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Used Vehicle Review: Volkswagen TDI models, 1997-2006

2005 Volkswagen Jetta wagon TDI. Click image to enlarge Related articles on Autos First Drives 2004 VW Jetta TDI PD, by Richard Russell Test Drives 2006 VW Jetta TDI, by Peter Bleakney 2006 VW Jetta TDI, by Greg Wilson 2005 … Continue reading

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Nissan Canada announces price of 2009 GT-R

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First Drive: 2008 BMW M3 Sedan and Coupe

2008 BMW M3 coupe. Click image to enlarge Manufacturer’s web site BMW Canada Review and photos by Grant Yoxon Discuss this story in the forum at CarTalkCanada Find this vehicle in Autos’s Classified Ads Photo Gallery:2008 BMW M3 Monterey, California … Continue reading

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Interview: Chip Foose

Custom car designer Chip Foose with the Foose F-150. Click image to enlarge Related Links ChipFoose.com Article and photos by Chris Chase Toronto, Ontario – Chip Foose hates the word “why.” As a custom car designer, he says it’s the … Continue reading

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World Car of the Year finalists announced

The top ten finalists for the World Car of the Year have been announced in preparation for the awards presentation at the New York International Auto Show on March 20th. Continue reading

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CAA-Quebec recommends mandatory vehicle inspections

CAA-Quebec is recommending that the government implement mandatory inspections for motor vehicles more than eight years old. Continue reading

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Toyota Matrix top prize in Tim Hortons contest

Toyota MatrixToyota Canada has announced that this year’s grand prize in the Tim Hortons Rrroll Up The Rim To Win promotion will be the all-new 2009 Toyota Matrix AWD with Sport Package.

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Pontiac announces pricing for 2009 Vibe

2009 Pontiac VibeGM Canada has announced that the all-new 2009 Pontiac Vibe, now arriving in showrooms, will have a starting price of $15,995. All 2009 Vibe models include standard features including six airbags, active head restraints and four-wheel disc brakes with ABS. Continue reading

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CAW requests government assistance for manufacturing sector

Members of the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) are looking for the federal government to move decisively to help Canada’s ailing manufacturing sector with its 2008 budget. Continue reading

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ZAP lawsuit against Smart advanced for resolution

A lawsuit filed by electric car manufacturer ZAP against DaimlerChrysler, Smart and various officials will go to the California Supreme Court, according to ZAP. Continue reading

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